Teddy Verneuil
© Teddy Verneuil

A diversity of experiences

Organising your professional event in Bordeaux will bring to life unforgettable moments above and beyond your event. Discover a land of a thousand faces...

1. HISTORIC CITY CENTRE

Immerse yourself in the heart of the city and follow in the footsteps of 18th century traders from all over Europe that made Bordeaux one of the most prosperous trading ports of its time. Let yourself be charmed by its long avenues, its stone monuments and its beautiful houses.

Things to do :

  • Exclusive and entertaining cooking workshops and classes for your business seminars (Toque Events)
  • Introductory food & wine pairing tasting sessions in an intimate and historical setting in the heart of the city centre (Cousin & Compagnie)
  • A tour of the city in an unusual vehicle which won’t go unnoticed! (Retro Tour)

Halle des chartrons

Bassins à flot

2. OLD DOCKS

Off the beaten track, the Bassins a flot offer you an urban offbeat experience full of character. The former marshlands were transformed into an industrial zone with its submarine base and docks, the docks have since become a cosmopolitan area full of effervescence.

Things to do :

3. THE RIVER FRONT NEXT TO THE GARONNE

Bordeaux should also be seen from the river that flows through it. Why not board a river cruise that will give you the city and its surroundings from another angle or take leisurely stroll along the riverside.

Things to do :

  • An after-work event or dinner cruise, to explore the banks of the city and share a convivial moment with your co-workers (Yacht de Bordeaux)
  • A day at the Patiras refuge (Bordeaux River Cruise)
  • A discovery rally in the iconic and alternative venue of Darwin

Bords de Garonne

Vignoble

4. VINEYARDS

By bike, motorbike sidecar, Citroën 2CV... Go on a day out in the vineyards, taste the superb Bordeaux wines and learn about the culture and production. Do not miss the many treasures of Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, such as the medieval city of Saint-Emilion, the Citadel of Blaye or Fort Médoc...

Things to do :

  • Châteaux tours and Médoc wine tasting sessions (Guided Tours office of the Tourist Information Centre)
  • A made-to-measure seminar in the heart of Saint-Émilion (Château Bellefont-Belcier)
  • A dinner in the exceptional and historical setting of a wine storehouse (Couvent des Jacobins)

5. THE ARCACHON BAY

Want to escape? The Bay of Arcachon, the Arguin sandbars, the Pyla dune, and the cabins on stilts guarantee a real change of scenery and only a short hop of 60 km of the centre of Bordeaux. Embark on the boat of a local oyster farmer for a true breath of fresh air...

Things to do : 

  • A day on a traditional Arcachon sailboat, the Bac à Voile (Arcachon Ecotours) to discover a unique eco-system.
  • A team-building treasure hunt in the heart of the Arcachon Basin’s natural landscape (Le Paradis C’est Ici)

Arcachon