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La Cité du Vin Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

La Cité du Vin Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

From US$ 20.35 per person

Located in the city of Bordeaux, on the banks of the Garonne, La Cité du Vin is a unique cultural venue open to all and dedicated to wine as a cultural, universal and living heritage. Take in views from the 8th-floor belvedere and taste some fine wines.

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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible


  • Explore an immersive, sensory and interactive museum dedicated to wine
  • Make use of a unique digital travel companion to guide you throughout the tour
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the 35-meter-high belvedere and a complementary tasting glass
Full description

Enjoy the standing itinerary of La Cité du Vin, covering 19 exhibits on the theme of wine. Skip the line to enter, and then spend around 3 hours making your way through the exhibits with the aid of a hand-held companion, a digital guide available in 8 languages. At the end of the tour, head to the 8th floor and its belvedere, where you'll have a 360-degree, panoramic view of Bordeaux and the surrounding area. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine at a tasting session, choosing from a regularly renewed selection of 20 world wines. After your visit you can browse the on-site boutique, and visit the wine cellar with a vast international selection, the restaurants (with one on the 7th floor offering a panoramic view) and also the reading room.

  • La Cité du Vin skip-the-line entrance ticket
  • Access to 19 wine-themed exhibits
  • Digital guide
  • Access to 8th floor with panoramic views of Bordeaux
  • 1 glass of wine from a choice of approximately 15 wines
  • Access to boutique
  • Access to restaurant
  • Access to wine cellar
  • Access to reading room
  • Access to tasting workshops or temporary exhibition
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Go straight up to the second floor and scan your voucher to enter the museum. You do not need to queue at the reception downstairs.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Children up to 5 years old participate free of charge
  • Tickets for youth (6-17 years old) are free until August 31, 2020
  • The Cité du Vin will close at 4PM on the 24th of December
  • To attend this activity you need to be fully vaccinated, which means 3 doses/shots
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 1533 reviews

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Great experience, you have to plan time to take full advantage of all the information with the interactive terminals. The setting is magnificent, this building is as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. The only downside is the financial aspect of the wines in the shop. To do absolutely.

August 29, 2022

What an incredible museum! The innovation and layout and design are spectacular. So we’ll researched and put together . Sensory sections to enhance the whole experience. Interactive and fun . Wine bar with an incredible view and very friendly chatty staff. Great looking restaurant but you need to book in advance. Very interesting shop too. A truly great experience!!

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August 1, 2022

A must-do in Bordeaux. I went on the e-scooter. Took me around 8 min to get there. I did the whole tour, stopped at every counter. It took me a good 3 hours but if you are a wine and history enthusiast and eager to learn more about Bordeaux, then you will definitely spend this much time. After the tour, you claim a wine glass at Belvedere rooftop where you have a 360 degrees view of the city.

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July 11, 2022

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