Gironde Days Out: Trips & Tours

Grotte de Pair-Non-Pair
At Prignac-et-Marcamps in Gironde (33). Discovered on the 6th March 1881, the Pair-Non-Pair cave is decorated with prehistoric wall engravings dating back to 33,000 BC.
Le Jardin Botanique
Botanical garden at quai des Queries, Bordeaux, Gironde (33). Open everyday.
The Bordeaux Wine Experience
Offers luxury wine and culinary tours in the Bordeaux region. Week and day tours with tastings in Frances most prestigious winegrowing region, visit Grands Crus. Ask for Ronald Rens. At Chateau Coulon Laurensac 1 chemin de Meydieu, Latresne, (33).
Zoo du Bassin d'Arcachon
Zoological park on 22 ha in the Bassin d'Arcachon with many wild animals including cheetahs, meerkats, orangutan, sloths and birds as well as elephants, lions, giraffes and hippos. Open from April to November. 
Cap Sciences
Science and technology exhibition centre at Quai de Bacalan Hangar 20 in Bordeaux. Open from Tuesday to Friday: 14:00-18:00 and from Saturday to Sunday 14:00-19:00.
Tour Pey-Berland
At Bordeaux. An opportunity to visit a gothic monument that was built in the 14th century Features a 19th century spire towering over Bordeaux city.
Abbaye de la Sauve-Majeure
At La Sauve in the Entre-deux-mers region of Aquitaine. An opportunity to discover a Benedictine abbey with a distinctive romanesque style, which has a religious, economical and cultural history (33).
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac
15 Min from Bordeaux, this zoo offers an African savannah with zebra, antelope, ostrich and birds from Africa. The 56 ha park is home to some 400 animals belonging to 110 different species.