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At 5 Star Tours our mission is to make authentic local culture easily accessible, connecting travellers with locals while embracing the fun, social spirit of travelling. We connect you with great guides who share their knowledge, passion for tips only, so a top-quality tour is guaranteed! We know you want to make the most of your journey and get more than the standard ‘t... More »
At 5 Star Tours our mission is to make authentic local culture easily accessible, connecting travellers with locals while embracing the fun, social spirit of travelling. We connect you with great guides who share their knowledge, passion for tips only, so a top-quality tour is guaranteed! We know you want to make the most of your journey and get more than the standard ‘touristy tour’. OUR TOURS ARE NOT YOUR TYPICAL HISTORY TOUR - WE PROVIDE A FUN CULTURAL TOUR WITH REAL EXPERIENCE LIVING IN THE CITY WITH TIPS ON WHERE TO DRINK AND EAT, WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO VISIT. The passionate young professional freelance guides we work with give you more than facts and dates to provide you with an unrivaled insider perspective - showing you their city, history, culture, sites, stories, legends, the social hubs, ‘in’ places and quirky oddities of Bordeaux while giving you an exciting, informative, entertaining & valuable tour regardless of your budget. Although the only income they receive for the free tours are tips, they'll never pressure you to give. Their goal is to deliver an entertaining, informative and unforgettable tour and we are happy to show you this wonderful city.
About the tour
Join us for the best FREE Tour in Bordeaux. Our unique 5 Star UNESCO Tour starts in the centre of Bordeaux where your guide will meet you at the Statue Jacque Chaban Delmas - look out for the red umbrella.
All our guides will have a RED UMBRELLA.
Our tour starts at the wonderful Hôtel de Ville where you will be amazed with the stunning sights of the Cathedral St.Andre and Tower Pey Berland. From here you will walk through the old town streets of Bordeaux stopping off at St.Projet to learn of the history of the square and famous Rue St.Cathrine.
The tour continues through the intriguing Place Camille Jullian where you learn of a hidden secret that lies here to the must see Porte Cailhau. Porte Cailhau holds a rich history which you will learn from your guide and dates back to the Middle Ages as a gateway into the city.
You will then continue towards Place de la Bourse passing though the famous St.Pierre district where the city’s first port once was. Learn about Bordeaux’s secret slave trade in Place de la Bourse and get a picture by the famous Miroir D’Eau.
The tour finishes in the north of the city where we admire the Grand Theatre and complete our tour at the Monuments aux Girondins.
We will visit the following locations
-Cathedral Saint Andre
-Tower Pey Berland
-Rue Saint Catherine
-Place Saint Projet
-Place Camille Julian
-Saint Pierre Church
-Place de la Bourse
-Place de la Comédie
-Monument aux Girondins
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