Château Roquetaillade…

This fully furnished Château is a real gem! with 19th century decoration inside which is breathtaking. It is a family owned castle and has been in the family since 1306 which is rather rare! We had the privilege to be taken around the estate by one of the family members before the guide showed the group inside. Understandably you can not take photographs inside the … Continue reading Château Roquetaillade…

Chateau de Montaigne…

Visit of the famous tower of the philosopher Michel de Montaigne and a visit of the main Chateau plus wine tasting. The tower dates to the 16th century however the main chateau dates to late 19th century rebuilt after a fire in 1885. Language: French however most probably avaiable in english during the season. Guided visit of 16th century tower: 45min really interesting Guided visit … Continue reading Chateau de Montaigne…

The citadel of Blaye…

Visit of the Citadel of Blaye and its underground tunnels making this visit really out of the ordinary. You get to know the whole history behind the citadel and it’s famous architect Vauban (even though technically speaking it wasn’t him) . 40km from Bordeaux and situated on the Gironde estuary. Wonderful on a sunny day with great views across the valleys and the estuary towards … Continue reading The citadel of Blaye…