GRAVES & GARONNE

Charming Bordeaux - - BORDEAUX MÉTROPOLE -

1 MUSEE DE LA CRE­ATION FRANCHE OUT­SIDER ART MU­SEUM

The only French mu­seum devoted to out­sider art, an art cre­ated out­side the bound­aries of of­fi­cial cul­ture. There are a per­ma­nent col­lec­tion and tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions. 58 av­enue de Lat­tre de Tas­signy, Bè­gles

11 > Bi­b­lio­thèque +33 (0)5 56 85 81 73 www.musee-cre­ation­franche.com Open ev­ery af­ter­noon Free en­try

2 BE­GLES BEACH

Sum­mer­time in Bè­gles, the art-deco swim­ming pool “Les Bains” closes its doors to give way to “Bè­gles Beach” – leisure, re­lax­ation area and life­guard on duty. Av­enue Pierre-mendès France, Bè­gles

11 > Bè­gles Plage +33 (0)5 56 85 01 12 www.mairie-be­gles.fr From mid-june to mid-septem­ber

3 MEGALITHIC NECROP­O­LIS OF PEYREHAUT

Th­ese megalithic ves­tiges tes­tify to a hu­man pres­ence on this ter­ri­tory 5000 years ago. The site con­tains five burial stones that are unique in the Gironde, erected at around 3000 BC. Chemin de Couhins, Vil­lenave d’ornon

4 CHÂTEAU DE LAURENZANE

A for­mer manor house re­built in the 18th and 19th cen­turies. The park con­tains a «green­house aviary», at­trib­uted to Gus­tave Eif­fel. There is also a path lined with bronze and mar­ble sculp­tures by Danielle Bi­gata. Al­lée Gas­ton Ro­drigues, Gradig­nan

10 > Eglise de Gradig­nan

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