Chartrons & Antiquing

Explore The Charming Streets of Chatrons

Uncover Unique Dutch Architecture

Avoid The Tourist Crowds

Discover Bordeaux’s Most Sought-After Neighbourhood

Once considered the outer city where the wine warehouses were located, Chartrons is now one of the most sought after places to live. With charming cobblestone streets, little antique shops, and even their own farmer’s market, this 2-hour walking tour will take you through the narrow fairytale lanes and teach you about the history of wine in Bordeaux along the way.

Highlights

Explore Bordeaux during the roaring wine trade of the Middle Ages as your guide retells tales of love, war, and politics

Get to know the trendy side of the city, where young families aspire to move

Cross cobblestone streets past quaint antique shops filled with treasures from the past

Complete the tour at the Wine Museum, which you can enter on your own if you’re interested in learning more about the city’s world-famous wine industry

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Key Information

Tour Details

Price

30 euros
*Free for children under 12 (reservation still required)


Meeting point

Tram Stop Jardin Public


Availability

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Duration

2 hours approx.


Group size

8 people maximum


Included

  • Fun, knowledgeable guide
  • Lots of laughs

Not included

Any purchases made during the tour


What to bring

An extra layer of clothing as the weather can change quickly and comfortable walking shoes


Guide

English, French, or Spanish-speaking guide

Tour Overview

Take a break from the bustling city centre and venture out to Chartrons. This Bordeaux walking tour will introduce you to the trendy neighbourhood while you journey through the fascinating history of the city’s past. As we wander through the fairytale architecture, we’ll discuss the unique Dutch architecture and how it came to be. Continuing our exploration, we’ll discuss topics such as the slave trade, the history of the wine industry, and the various wars the city has experienced with funny anecdotes and interesting facts along the way. If you’re interested in learning even more about the history of wine in the region, we will end the tour at the Wine Museum where you’re welcome to enter on your own.

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept cancellations a week before the tour date and you can do it through our website. If you booked through a partner’s website then you will need to read their terms and conditions as we cannot guarantee a refund. We cannot provide refunds less than 7 days prior to the tour.

We still walk if it is raining! We do our best to stop in sheltered areas to speak and often will have some spare umbrellas or even ponchos for sale if the rain seems unrelenting.

We accept cash at the beginning of the tour, at the start location. However, waiting to pay with cash does not guarantee you a place on our popular tasting tours where space is limited so we recommend booking online in advance.

You can pay online with a credit card and we also take credit card payments at the tour start location.

You can reserve online through our website or through a number of partner websites, including, but not limited to TripAdvisor, Get Your Guide, Viator, Freetour.com, and Airbnb Experiences.

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