Walk back in time A Mod­ern Tour of His­tor­i­cal Na­tional Mon­u­ments

A hid­den treat among the vines

Bordeaux Wine Trip - - Bordeaux Wine Routes -

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

Help­ful tip:

you can get a joint ticket for both at­trac­tions for just 9€!

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