Citadelle de Blaye – Hotel

At Blaye (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine) there is a UNESCO listed 17th century Citadelle built by Vauban which also houses a hotel within the ramparts – Logis Hotel de la Citadelle.

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The hotel and Citadelle are within the town of Blaye and offers views across the Garonne estuary to the Medoc. There is also a ferry across the river (vehicle and pedestrian).

In April there is a wine festival  within the walls of the Citadelle where local winemakers (Cotes de Bordeaux) offer tastings of their wines.

The hotel offers 21 comfortable rooms, private parking and a swimming pool,. And there is also a lovely terrace, a bar and a panoramic restaurant overlooking the Gironde estuary.

The hotel features freshly renovated modern rooms, a pool and a gourmet restaurant and views over the sumptuous landscapes of the Gironde This is the largest estuary in Europe. Free wifi Free wifi and just a few yards from the town centre and ferry.(Blaye <> Lamarque)

Although not in a vineyard, there are plenty to visit in and around Blaye and Bourg. Just opposite the Citadelle on cours Vauban is the local wine syndicate’s shop and tasting room La Maison du Vin de Blaye. Cross the river and you can explore the wines of the Medoc or venture north into Cognac country

for more info and to check availability at this Bordeaux hotel see Logis Hotel de la Citadelle

OR for alternative nearby Bordeaux vineyard accommodation see Chateau Borgeat de Lagrange

airportairport: Bordeaux Merignac BOD 22 miles/ 35km

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