Cycle around the vineyards
Between two château tours, discover the exceptional heritage of the “Tuscany of the Gironde” by bike, taking the large Canal des 2 Mers à vélo cycling route that links the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. To organise your cycling excursions, visit Station Vélo in Créon www.lepointrelaisvelo-creon.com (open every day from April to October, 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm) which also offers “Happy Cyclos Hours” throughout the summer.
Walking with Bacchus
Explore the natural wealth of Bordeaux’s hinterlands. This cyclingtourism escape into nature satisfies the five senses, taking you to meet winemakers, tasting their wines, admiring their landscapes and discovering their ancestral savoir-faire. The routes take you down the calm little roads of the Entre-deux-mers- perfect for cycling- heading towards the most beautiful viewpoints of the Gironde department. With the cycling and these breathtaking views, you’ll be using up plenty of oxygen! 106€ per person, 2 days – 1 night Bookings: recep[email protected]tredeuxmers.com www.entredeuxmers.com
Get your headlamp out
Head underground into Celestine Cave (la Grotte Célestine) at Rauzan. Take a 45-minute caving tour, 13m below into the depths of the quaternary era. www.grottecelestine.jimdo.com
Scared? No way!
First time in the air at La Réole After visiting La Réole, a Town of Art and History (www.lareole. fr) (in July and August there will be theatrical tours on Thursday afternoons in the company of Dame Loïse or Pey) (Tourist Office +33 (0)5 56 61 13 55), make your way to the aerodrome to try a skydive in tandem, the most fun and the safest way to introduce yourself to the art of free-falling (www.parachute-gironde.fr). Or maybe you want to try a paramotor (www.parascendance.fr) and fly blissfully over the superb landscapes of Entre-deux-mers.