COTEAUX DE GARONNE

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PARC DES COTEAUX

The ‘Parc des Coteaux’ is the most im­me­di­ately vis­i­ble at­trac­tion on the right bank. Its 400 hectares over­look­ing the Garonne con­sti­tute a back­ground of ver­dant scenery, vis­i­ble from the quays of down­town Bor­deaux. Ac­ces­si­ble from many direc­tions, it of­fers the lo­cals 25 kilo­me­tres of walks and other var­ied nat­u­ral spa­ces which in­clude forests, mead­ows, parks and wet­lands. An ur­ban farm, sports fa­cil­i­ties, cul­tural and leisure cen­ters can also be found. A > But­tinière, Iris, La Gardette Bat3 > Lor­mont Bas

1 CHÂTEAU DES LAURIERS MU­SEUM OF THE HEALTH IN­SUR­ANCE

Built in 1860 by a lo­cal fam­ily of shipown­ers and ac­quired by a sick­ness in­sur­ance fund in 1948. It now houses the Na­tional Mu­seum of Health In­sur­ance. 10 route de Car­bon Blanc, Lor­mont

A > Mairie de Lor­mont +33 (0)5 56 11 55 18 - www.musee-as­sur­ance-mal­adie.fr Open from Mon­day to Fri­day. Free en­try

2 ÉGLISE SAINT-MARTIN

Its re­con­struc­tion be­gan in 1434 by Arch­bishop Pey-berland on the foun­da­tions of a church that had been de­stroyed dur­ing the Hun­dred Years’ War. Con­se­crated in 1451 (com­mem­o­ra­tive plaque found in­side). Rue du Général de Gaulle, Lor­mont

7, Bat3 > Lor­mont Bas

3 MU­SEUM OF LOR­MONT

Dis­cover the mu­seum’s rich col­lec­tions on fishing, ship­build­ing, post­cards and the her­itage of the an­cient port city of Lor­mont. 1, rue de la République, Lor­mont - A > Bois Fleuri +33 (0)5 56 06 35 60 - www.avl-musee.com Open from Mon­day to Fri­day. Free en­try.

4 ROCHER DE PALMER

Pre­sid­ing over a uniquely beau­ti­ful panorama over the river, this con­cert venue has three sep­a­rate per­for­mance spa­ces and

Parc du Cy­pres­sat

Parc de l’er­mitage

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Do­maine de la Bur­the

Parc Palmer

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