European Heritge Days

European Heritage Days: explore inaccessible places

The European Heritage Days are an eagerly-awaited annual event that enables visitors to discover and explore exceptional historical and cultural sites. In 2023, these days will be held from September 15 to 17, and Bordeaux is gearing up to host them with an exciting program showcasing its rich and varied heritage.

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Visite de l'opéra de Bordeaux lors de la journée du patrimoine 2016

Discover sites closed to the public or with restricted access

The European Heritage Days offer a unique opportunity to visit emblematic sites usually closed to the public or with restricted access. In Bordeaux, don’t miss a guided tour of the Grosse Cloche, a 15th-century symbol of the city and home to a historic carillon, or a visit to the Saint Seurin archaeological site, the oldest witness to the history of the city of Bordeaux.

Cultural institutions open their doors to you

Take advantage of the European Heritage Days to discover Bordeaux’s institutions. From the courthouse to the archives and the Bordeaux Meriadeck library, discover Bordeaux’s institutions.


Want to discover Bordeaux this weekend?

What better way to discover Bordeaux’s rich and varied heritage than to stay on site from September 15 to 17?

Villa Victor Louis is the perfect place to stay. Right in the heart of Bordeaux, you’ll have easy access to the various events and visits taking place throughout the weekend.

An 18th-century building, it’s a real historical journey that awaits you. In fact, you’ll be able to discover the refinement of the XVIIIth century with its authentic decor.

Our breakfast, composed mainly of organic and local produce, will give you the strength you need to learn more about Bordeaux’s heritage.

After your day, a well-deserved rest is in order. Return to your room or enjoy the calm of our secret garden while sipping a drink.

Come and learn more about Bordeaux’s heritage by booking your room at Villa Victor Louis.