PRESQU’ILE

Charming Bordeaux - - BORDEAUX GREATER AREA -

1 CHÂTEAU BEAU­VAL ET EOLIENNE DE BOLLEE

Château built by Jean de Beau­val Lord of Mont­fer­rand and re­built in 1725 by the de Conihl fam­ily. Com­pletely re­struc­tured in 1861 by Louis-hu­bert Prom. Hy­draulic en­gi­neer, he or­dered the Eolienne de Bol­lée, an un­usual wind turn­bine built over a well 20 me­tres deep and com­pletely ren­o­vated in 1995 to help ir­ri­gate the es­tate. rue Jean-jac­ques Rousseau, Bassens - 7 > Péguy

2 VIL­LAGE DE CAR­BON BLANC

A beau­ti­ful ex­am­ple of “vil­lage street” sit­u­ated along the old road from Bordeaux to Paris. Very beau­ti­ful lime­stone houses of the 18th and 19th cen­turies with neat dec­o­ra­tion. 16 Av­enue An­dré Vig­nau Anglade, Car­bon Blanc

7 > Au­sone

3 LAKE OF LA BLANCHE

A wide range of wa­ter sports: sail­ing, wind­surf­ing, ca­noe­ing, kayak­ing, and aqua­park ... Since 2016, it hosts the Prisme, a new peri-ur­ban refuge part of the city. RD 113, Am­barès-et-la­grave

4 MONT­FER­RAND SWAMPS

This marsh­land is a refuge for mi­gra­tory birds: shel­ducks, grey herons, and storks. There are fas­ci­nat­ing flow­ers too: sum­mer snowflakes, irises, and wa­ter vi­o­lets. RD 113, Saint-louis de Mont­fer­rand

5 GUS­TAVE EIF­FEL BRIDGE

In 1873, Gus­tave Eif­fel built this viaduct on seven piles and in 1886 other en­gi­neers built the rail­way bridge. RD 1010, Saint-vin­cent de Paul

6 PARC DE CANTEFRENE

This 65-hectare park il­lus­trates the suc­cess­ful con­ver­sion of an old gravel pit with three pic­turesque ponds. Fish­ing is also per­mit­ted in one of the lakes. RD 113, Am­bès

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