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In the forsteps of Louis the 14th
In the forsteps of Louis the 14th

In the forsteps of Louis the 14th

Credit : tourismebourg

On a top of a cliff and at the edge of the Dordogne, Bourg shows you its history and secrets.

Start from the Tourist Office.

Leave on the right to admire the panoramic view. Walk along the ramparts until the 2 cannons of the District Place.
Continue on the place, walk along the church by the left. Go up the street of the "Général Peychaud", the porte of Blaye is on your left, at the extremity of this street.
Come back to the church.

Go ahead the paved place that lead you to the gate of the Citadelle. Take the alley to the garden of the castle. Pass the gate, the terrace is on the left, have a look on the view. Cross the garden and take the stairs to get out of the garden by the gate. You will see the Porte of l'Esconge on your right.

Take the path that lead you to the pond, then walk along the cliff until the iron stair. Here, you have old petroleum tanks and an old mine of the Second World War.
Continue on the same way. At the end of the path, go down, pass the pool and go ahead the "Escalier du Roy". You will find thoose stairs the gate on the left.

Continue on the street "rue du Roc". to the street "Gouttinière" and the covered wash house. Get around the wash house, go up the way of the harbor and take the 4th street, "rue de la Fontaine" on your left. You will find the fountain at the end of the street. If you look up, you will see the Moorish Villa.

Take the stairs close to the fountain to reach the Sea Gate, an other medieval gate.
Walk the stairs on the right after the Sea Gate. At the top, turn right and take the first street on the right to enter a small alley. You are now above the Sea Gate. Go back the alley, turn right and walk "Saint Martin" street untill the main street "rue Valentin Bernard"

Go up on the right until the shop of the Côtes de Bourg, located on the "Eperon" place.

Go down the main street "Valentin Bernard" until the crossroad with the street "Emile Couzinet". On your right is the "Ecomusée of the Bourgeais". Go down on the street "Valentin Bernard" and join the Tourist Office.

2.6 km
1 h 15 mn
max. 33 m
min. 4 m
45 m
-39 m

Altimetric profile

Styles : BaladeDiscoveryIn town
Themes : CulturalPatrimony

Starting point

5 Place de la Libération
33710 Bourg
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Tourist Office

The Tourist Office of Bourg is labeled for "Tourism and handicap"...Read more

Place de la Libération 33710 Bourg
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District Place

Place du District 33710 Bourg
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Porte of Blaye

1 Allée François Daleau 33710 Bourg
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St Géronce Church of Bourg

The St Géronce church has been build into a neogothiq style and inaugurated...Read more

21-23 Rue du 4 Septembre 33710 Bourg
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The Citadelle

Rue de l'Esconge 33710 Bourg
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Citadelle terrace

Escalier du Roy 33710 Bourg
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Garden of the Citadelle

Rue de l'Esconge 33710 Bourg
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Esconge Gate

Rue de l'Esconge 33710 Bourg
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Old mine and petroleum tanks

Rue de l'Esconge 33710 Bourg
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Stairs of the Roy

2 Escalier du Roy 33710 Bourg
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Rollbar of the Gouttinière

Escalier de la Goutinière 33710 Bourg
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The WashHouse

This pretty Washhouse dates back to 1828. It is built with stone of...Read more

Place du Chenal 33710 Bourg
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The Harbor of Bourg

At the Port of Bourg, plunge into the rich history of the village...Read more

22 Quai Jean Bart 33710 Bourg
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Foutain and Moorish Villa

The wash house is continuously supplied with water from this fountain...Read more

Rue de la Fontaine 33710 Bourg
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11 Rue Cahoreau 33710 Bourg
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WINE INFORMATION CENTER

La Maison des Vins de Bourg, situated on the threshold of the old...Read more

Place de l'Éperon 33710 Bourg
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Eperon Place

Place de l'Éperon 33710 Bourg
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Ecomuseum of the Bourgeais

Located in the heart of the old town, the ecomuseum is inside an old...Read more

3 Rue Emile Couzinet 33710 Bourg
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Liberation Place

17 Place de la Libération 33710 Bourg
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