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Iconics!

June 2021

They are unmissable, remarkable and unforgettable: from now on, the “Iconiques”: Gironde’s iconic sites. You think that you know inside out, but you’re in for a surprise… Breaking news, hot gossip and fun facts: the journey will be unexpected and awaits you!

Appetizer

Let us introduce you to the 18 landmarks in Gironde, that we call “Iconiques”. What are you wainting for? Just dive in:

Cordouan Lighthouse

Phare de Cordouan - Pulpe - Bordeaux Wine Trip

©David Remazeilles

               UNESCO Blaye Citadel & La Cité du Vin

                

                       ©David Remazeilles

The Roman Cemetery (archaeological site of Saint-Seurin)

©Nicolas Duffaure

               Grosse Cloche (literally “Big Bell”) & Porte Cailhau

                        

                      ©David Remazeilles

              Pey-Berland tower & Flèche Saint-Michel (free-standing bell towers)

                          

                         ©Agence Les conteurs – © David Remazeilles 

Château de Cadillac (duke’s castle)

©David Remazeilles

Fort Médoc (part of the “Verrou Vauban”, listed as UNESCO World Heritage)

©David Remazeilles

Château de la Brède (related to the French philosopher and writer Montesquieu )

©Anaka

               La Sauve-Majeure abbey & Cap Ferret lighthouse

               Cap Ferret © David Remazeilels

                       ©David Remazeilles

Château de Roquetaillade, the fortress

               Château de Cazeneuve (Navarre Kings’ property) & Pair-Non-Pair Cave

         

                      ©David Remazeilles – ©Philippe Berthé

Saint-Emilion and its underground monuments

©-HEURISIKO

Château de Vayres

©Château de Vayres

 

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