Inviting displays at modern La Cité du Vin wine museum
A stunning building designed to embody fluidity & liquid
20 themed spaces help explain wine's culture & history
Immersive sensory environment with interactive displays
Glass of wine to savor up on 8th-floor observation deck
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Admission to the Cité du Vin
1 glass of wine
Handheld multimedia guide available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese
What you can expect
Immerse yourself in the world of wine at La Cité du Vin, a exhibition space and cultural center dedicated to all things viticultural. Admire the modern architecture of the space as you explore displays on wine's role in history and around the world, wrapping up your visit with a fine glass of red or white with a view overlooking Bordeaux.
Make your way to the impressive Cité du Vin, a striking architectural marvel in the heart of the world-famous winemaking capital of Bordeaux, and set off on a sensory journey. Learn about the role of wine in civilizations past and present as you walk through nearly 20 themed areas, checking out interactive displays and audiovisual exhibits that bring the world of wine and wine production to life.
Listen to engaging commentary from an innovative multimedia guide, uncover the significance of wine to French culture and daily life, and see how wine has influenced and been influenced by politics, geography, and the arts over the centuries. At the end of your visit, head upstairs to the 8th-floor Belvedere, where you can sip a glass of wine from around the world while taking in 360-degree views over the city of Bordeaux and the vineyards beyond.
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