Cité du Vin is a museum that hosts exhibitions, performances, film screenings, and educational seminars on the subject of wine. La Cité du Vin is a distinctive cultural institution devoted to the timeless, enduring legacy of wine. It gives a breathtaking journey across time and space via various cultures and civilizations.
The only cultural hub in the entire globe that offers a comprehensive approach to wine is La Cité du Vin. It is a location that is open to everyone, including those with disabilities, families, and visitors from around the world (trilingual signage and hand-held guide available in eight languages).
Boaters can moor as near to La Cité du Vin as possible thanks to a 90-meter pontoon on the banks of the Garonne. It’s called a river shuttle service that is offered to reach this museum. The views of the river are stunning and engulf you in a new world of serenity.
How to explore La Cité du Vin?
- With a 360-degree view of Bordeaux and the surrounding area, the 35-meter-high belvedere provides a singular opportunity to sample wines from around the globe.
- In a 250-seat auditorium, attend plays, concerts, movies, conferences, and discussions.
- Visit the sampling areas, which include an immersive multisensory room and kid-friendly educational seminars.
- A reading room is available and can be used without cost. It provides a huge selection of wine-related resources of various kinds.
- The 250m2 boutique concept store offers a variety of items, books, limited edition products, gifts, and souvenirs related to the world of wine as a treat for yourself or someone else. It is a contemporary, stylish space that is open to everyone.
- Enjoy dining at the in-house restaurants, including Latitude20 and the seventh-floor panorama restaurant.
- To learn more about and make reservations for a visit to a vineyard in Bordeaux or abroad, go to the Wine Routes information center on the ground level.