Walk back in time A Modern Tour of Historical National Monuments
A hidden treat among the vines
For an exhilarating journey into the heart of the Middle Ages, head to the old fortified towns of
Blasimon, Cadillac, Créon, Libourne, Monségur, Pellegrue, Sainte-foy-la-grande and Sauveterrede-guyenne.
To help you find your way around, Gironde Tourisme has come up with a walking itinerary for each place; they can can be found at www.gironde-tourisme.fr and on Google Maps.
2 original ideas to make your exploration of the fortified towns more fun in July and August: theatrical guided tours of Monségur on Wednesday afternoons in the company of Dame Loïse (Tourist Office +33 (0)5 56 61 39 44) and of Sauveterre-de-guyenne on Tuesday afternoons, in the company of a surprise character... (Tourist Office +33 (0)5 56 71 53 45).
La Sauve-majeure Abbey (Abbaye de la Sauve-majeure)
Open 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-5.30pm, every day except Monday 14 rue de l’abbaye - La Sauve - +33(0)5 56 23 01 55 www.abbaye-la-sauve-majeure.fr
you can get a joint ticket for both attractions for just 9€!