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We are THE Wine Country!


In each of the winegrowing areas in Aquitaine, tourism and wine professionals have undertaken a quality procedure. Each service provider who is a member of ‘Destination Vignobles’ acts as a tourism ambassador with the aim of showing holidaymakers the winegrowing territories of Aquitaine.

The list of members and practical information are available from the information relay points presented below.

Take advantage of the commitment of our tourism and wine professionals to enjoy a truly prodigious stay in Aquitaine.

Château La Rivière, Fronsac, Gironde

 

 



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They welcome you:

• To come and share the passion of the growers and taste their wines. « Destination Vignobles » has listed over 700 wineries and encompasses top quality brands present in the various areas.

• To benefit from accommodation with the hallmark of charm.

• To tour Aquitaine from village to vines, on foot, on a bicycle, on horseback.…

• To enjoy the friendliness of the population and to take part in the very colourful local festivities.

Their commitments:

The members of « Destination Vignobles » have signed a charter of commitments. You will always be welcomed as a very special guest and each and every member will be your special ambassador to guide you in your exploration of the wine-growing areas of Aquitaine.

Each and every member has chosen to meet a certain number of criteria which form the basis of the quality of service and reception:
• Observance of opening hours and periods,
• Information on the languages spoken,
• Outstanding conditions for visits, wine-tasting, accommodation and food,
• Availability of tourist information, whereby each member is your key to exploring the area concerned, and also,
• Easy access, and parking facilities,
• Spotless condition of all the premises,
• Price display,
• Respect for the environment,
• Inspection by an independent agency,
• All the commitments already included in their respective professional charters.

For you, « Destination Vignobles » is a guarantee of quality and confidence. You will easily recognise a listed place by its logo.

Our networks partners : Vignobles et Chais en Bordelais, the Bergerac Wines Route, the Jurançon Wines Route, Gîtes de France, Clévacances, Logis de France.

The winegrowing areas:

The letters mentionned before the territories are there to help you locate them on the map below... Click to enlarge and download it (1,7 Mo).

Map of the winegrowing territories in Aquitaine

 

A. BORDEAUX The gateway to the prestigious wine region, Bordeaux is a city included on the UNESCO World Heritage list since june 2007, to be "tasted" on foot, along its 18th-century quaysides or in the pedestrian streets of the centre. Museums, opera house, welcoming café terraces... and the starting point for a wide variety of excursions to the famous Bordeaux châteaux.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux
12 Cours du XXX juillet
33000 Bordeaux
Tel.: +33 (0)5 56 00 66 00
otb@bordeaux-tourisme.com
http://www.bordeaux-tourisme.com

Guided tours around the vineyards all year long.


B. BERGERAC The Récollets cloister, set amidst the magnificent half-timbered houses and home to the Bergerac House of Wines, is a superb example of 17th century architecture.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme Bergerac – Sud Dordogne
97 rue Neuve d’Argenson
24100 Bergerac
Tel.: +33 (0)5 53 57 03 11
contact@bergerac-tourisme.com
http://www.bergerac-tourisme.com

 

C. BUZET EN ALBRET This region of châteaux on the border between the Landes and the Gers, much appreciated by the French King Henry IV, is best discovered from the unspoilt and navigable Baïse river.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme du Pays d’Albret
7 avenue de Mondenard
47600 Nérac
Tel.: +33 (0)5 53 65 27 75
accueil@albret-tourisme.com
http://www.albret-tourisme.com

D. DURAS A region of gently rolling hills and charming villages, dominated by the fortress town of Duras and its magnificent castle.
>> contact: Maison du Vin de Duras
BP 13 – Fonratière
47120 Duras
Tel.: +33 (0)5 53 94 13 48
contact@cotesdeduras.com
http://www.cotesdeduras.com

>> Office de Tourisme du Pays de Duras
Tel.: +33 (0)5 53 93 71 18
contact@paysdeduras.com
http://www.paysdeduras.com

 

E. TURSAN This historical region of Gascony, nestled between the Adour river and the mountain streams, is home to many picturesque walled towns and the 1st « slim-line » village of Eugénie-les-Bains!
>> contact: Office de Tourisme d’Aire-sur-l’Adour
Place du Général de Gaulle - BP 155
40800 Aire-sur-l’Adour
Tel.: +33 (0)5 58 71 64 70
otsi.aire@wanadoo.fr
http://www.tourisme-aire-eugenie.fr/


F. ENTRE-DEUX-MERS The Entre-Deux-Mers, famous for its wines, is also well known for its very rich architectural heritage, with abbeys, walled towns, mediaeval cities, not forgetting the « bicycle resort » of Créon!
>> contact: Office de Tourisme de l’Entre-deux-Mers
4 rue Issartier 33580 Monségur
Tel.: +33 (0)5 56 61 82 73
info@entredeuxmers.com
http://www.entredeuxmers.com

G. GRAVES SAUTERNES This area immediately brings to mind wines now famous throughout the world and must-see historic châteaux such as the Château of La Brède where Montesquieu was born.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme Sauternes Graves Landes Girondines
11 allées Jean Jaurès
33210 Langon
Tél. : +33 (0)5 56 63 68 00
contact@tourisme-sud-gironde.com
www.tourisme-sauternes-graves.com
Tourist Map of the Sauternes, Graves and Pays de Langon areas.

>> Office de Tourisme de Montesquieu
3 place Marcel Veyssière
33650 Martillac
Tel.: +33 (0)5 56 78 47 72
info@otmontesquieu.com
http://www.otmontesquieu.com

H. HAUTE GIRONDE This area, stretching along the Gironde estuary, is overlooked by two remarkable citadels at Blaye and Bourg-sur-Gironde.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme de Bourg-sur-Gironde
Tel.: +33 (0)5 57 68 31 76
ot@canton-de-bourg.org
http://www.bourg-en-gironde.fr

>> Office de Tourisme du canton de Blaye
Tel.: +33 (0)5 57 42 12 09
officedetourisme.blaye@wanadoo.fr
http://www.tourisme-blaye.com

>> Syndicat Mixte du pays de la Haute Gironde
32 rue des Maçons - BP 14
33391 Blaye Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)5 57 42 68 90
tourisme-payshautegironde@wanadoo.fr

>> Office de Tourisme de Saint-André-de-Cubzac
Tel.: +33 (0)5 57 43 64 80
ot.cubzaguais@wanadoo.fr
http://saintandredecubzac.fr/

I. JURANÇON The Jurançon area, with its steep, sun-kissed hillsides, is the ideal place for hiking, riding and cycling … or even for a leisurely drive along the Jurançon wines route.
>> contact: Route des Vins de Jurançon
La Commanderie du Jurançon
64360 Lacommande
Tel.: +33 (0)5 59 82 70 30
contact@vins-jurancon.fr
http://www.vins-jurancon.fr
Guidebook: "La route des vins du Jurançon"

>> Office de Tourisme du Pays de Lacq – Cœur de Béarn
58 rue du Commerce
64360 Monein
Tél. : +33 (0)5 59 12 30 40
contact@coeurdebearn.com
http://www.coeurdebearn.com


J. IROULEGUY The region of Irouléguy, between Saint-Etiennede Baïgorry and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port along the route to Santiago de Compostela, is home to a variety of typical Basque villages.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme de Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
14 place du Général De Gaulle
64220 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Tel.: +33 (0)5 59 37 03 57
saint.jean.pied.de.port@wanadoo.fr
http://www.terre-basque.com

K. MADIRAN
This history of this region bears the hallmark of the many mediaeval châteaux and fortresses. Do not forget to visit the castle of Montaner, defended by the famous Gaston Fébus.
>> contact: Syndicat mixte du tourisme des cantons de Lembeye et de Garlin
Place Marcadieu
64350 Lembeye
Tel.: +33 (0)5 59 68 28 78
tourisme-vicbilh@orange.fr
http://www.tourisme-vicbilh.fr
Guidebook: " Route des chais et Châteaux du Madiran et du Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh"

L. MARMANDAIS The area around Marmande, made up of hillsides and market gardens, is a paradise en earth for strawberries, asparagus and tomatoes.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme du Val de Garonne
Maison du Développement
Place du Marché BP 305
47200 Marmande
Tel.: +33 (0)5 53 64 24 21
marmande@valdegaronne.com
http://www.valdegaronne.com


M. PAYS DU LIBOURNAIS AND SAINT-EMILION It is impossible to visit the Libourne area with visiting the wine-growing landscapes of the jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion, a site now listed as part of UNESCO’s world heritage for humanity.
>> contact: Office de Tourisme de Saint-Emilion
Place des Créneaux, Le Doyenné
33330 Saint-Emilion
Tél. : +33 (0)5 57 55 28 28
st-emilion.tourisme@wanadoo.fr
http://www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com
Saint Emilion practical guide : list of wine cellars open to the public (FR/GB/D/SP/I/Jap).
Organization of guided tour in the wine estate

>> Office de Tourisme de Libourne
Tel.: +33 (0)5 57 51 15 04
officedetourismelibourne@wanadoo.fr
http://www.libourne-tourisme.com
 

N. MÉDOC A drive along its famous châteaux route will enable you to discover the mythical great growths and famous châteaux of this flagship of Aquitaine’s wine-growing regions.
>> contact: Maison du Tourisme et du Vin de Pauillac
La Verrerie
33250 Pauillac
Tel.: +33 (0)5 56 59 03 08
mtvp@wanadoo.fr
http://www.pauillac-medoc.com
www.medoc-tourisme.com/
Guidebook: "Pauillac, l’Escale au Pays des Grands crus" (F/GB/D) et "Destination Vignobles en Médoc" (FR/GB).


O. BAS ARMAGNAC
To the east of Mont-de-Marsan, the Landes d’Armagnac area offes a landscape that is different from that of Epinal, associated with the Landes. Here, little valleys and forests alternate as you travel around the area. Ognoas, Labastide-d’Armagnac, Roquefort, Gabarret and Saint-Justin are the main points of interest in this appellation.
>> contact: Office de tourisme des Landes d’Armagnac
Tel: +33 (0)5 58 44 34 95
otgabarret@wanadoo.fr
www.tourisme-landesdarmagnac.fr


 

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