From June 14th until June 18th, Bordeaux will celebrate its wine tradition for the 20th time. These 4 days of celebration, tastings and concerts, will welcome 20 different sailing boats for the occasion. 

Indeed, yachting and sailing boats enthusiasts will particularly appreciate this year’s festival as both the Hermione frigate and sailing boats from the Tall Ships Regatta will be present in the city for the opening of the festival. You may visit the sailing ships, and enjoy this unique opportunity to hear about the exciting stories of the ships and their sailors.


During the festival, Bordeaux Walking Tours will offer exclusive 2-hour summer drop in tours in the afternoon from the 14th till the 17th at 2:00pm. Led by our accredited guides Léonor and Marion, the tour will start from the rostral columns at the end of Place des Quinconces, then will take you alongside the Tourny Allees followed by the Grand Théâtre, before ending on Place de la Bourse. To find your guides, search for the Bordeaux Walking Tours’ tote bags that the guides will be carrying with them! A tote bag from the company will be offered during each tour. As you will be told many stories and anecdotes, Bordeaux and its Wine Festival will no longer withhold any secrets from you !