EAU BOURDE VAL­LEY

Charming Bordeaux - - BORDEAUX MÉTROPOLE -

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The Eau Bourde stream runs through seven parks in Gradig­nan and of­fers walk­ers and bik­ers mul­ti­ple land­scapes where flora and fauna flour­ish. Dis­cover many mills and the Pri­ory of Cayac, a sym­bolic pil­grim site. Cours du Général de Gaulle, Gradig­nan

10 > Prieuré de Cayac

6 PRIEURÉ DE CAYAC

Records of this pri­ory go back to 1229, and it re­mains a stop­ping point to this day for pil­grims on their way to San­ti­ago de Com­postela. This manor-hos­pi­tal that was re­built dur­ing the 14th cen­tury has an aris­to­cratic al­lure. A listed His­toric Mon­u­ment. Cours du Général de Gaulle, Gradig­nan

10 > Prieuré de Cayac +33 (0)5 56 75 65 17

7 CITÉ FRUGÈS-LE COR­BUS­IER

Built in 1926 by the fa­mous ar­chi­tect Le Cor­bus­ier, Cité-frugès is a fine ex­am­ple of French ur­ban ar­chi­tec­ture. This hous­ing es­tate and gar­den con­tains 50 houses and has re­cently been clas­si­fied by UNESCO as a World Her­itage site. 4 rue Le Cor­bus­ier, Pes­sac - 4 > Le Mon­teil +33 (0)5 57 93 65 40 - www.pes­sac.fr From Wed­nes­days to Sun­days Free en­try

8 ZOO DE BOR­DEAUX-PES­SAC

This zoo fea­tures fauna and flora from five con­ti­nents. Gi­raffes, ocelots, lemurs, ze­bras, gib­bons, chee­tahs, arc­tic wolves etc. are vis­i­ble all year round in this newly-ren­o­vated zoo. 3 chemin du Transvaal, Pes­sac +33 (0)5 57 89 28 10 - www.zoo-bor­deaux-pes­sac.com Open daily un­til 5 p.m €16,50 / €12

9 CHÂTEAU PEIXOTTO

Built in 1769 by banker Sa­muel Peixotto. An ex­tra floor was added in the 19th cen­tury. A beau­ti­ful tra­di­tional gar­den is lo­cated at the rear. The arms of the Peixotto fam­ily are en­graved on the ped­i­ment. French-style gar­dens. Al­lée de Peixotto, Ta­lence - B > Peixotto

10 CHÂTEAU DE THOUARS

The old­est château in Ta­lence. Only two of the orig­i­nal four tow­ers re­main. The corps de lo­gis was re­stored by the ar­chi­tect Charles Du­rand in the 19th cen­tury, when the château be­longed to the Balguerie fam­ily. Av­enue de la Marne, Ta­lence - 8 > Château de Thouars

SHOP­PING LES CLÉS DU VIN

216 Av­enue du Dr Nan­cel Pé­nard 33600 PES­SAC +33 (0)5 57 26 43 04 www.pape-cle­ment.com

RES­TAU­RANTS ETCHE ONA

15-17 rue du Che­va­lier de la Barre 33130 BE­GLES +33 (0)5 56 85 95 14

Tuesday to Satur­day and Sun­day at lunch

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LE MERCI

10 rue Louis Ble­riot 33130 BE­GLES +33 (0)5 56 49 29 29 www.restau­rant-merci.com

Daily 12pm-2pm 7:30pm-10pm

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