La Cité du Vin ticket

Embark on an immersive, sensory adventure to discover the cultures and civilisations of wine. In an open exhibition space occupying more than 3,000 m², nearly twenty different themed areas invite you to take a voyage of discovery and enjoy a unique experience exploring the many and varied facets of wine across time and space.

Throughout your visit of the permanent tour, you will be equipped with a ‘travel companion’, an innovative tool in 8 languages allowing you to explore the exhibition at your own pace and in line with your own profile (included in the admission fee). The ticket also includes access to La Cité du Vin’s Belvedere, where you will discover a 360° view of Bordeaux whilst tasting a glass of world wine (50 ml).

Note: Discounted tickets and passes (adult, Young person, child, family packs) are available for sale on-site only. Supporting documents are required


La Cité du Vin ticket Open

La Cité du Vin whenever you want! An original gift idea.
The Open ticket gives access to all the different parts of La Cité du Vin (except temporary exhibitions from 2017 onwards), on the day of your choice, without the queues. 
Priority access.
Undated ticket valid one year from date of purchase.

Note : ticket may not be exchanged or refunded.


Season Tickets

La Cité du Vin proposes an exclusive rate for season tickets.
This season ticket grants admission to the permanent tour, temporary exhibitions and belvedere (five free glass only) for a duration of 12 months from the date of the first use, as often as you wish.


Advantages of the season ticket:
- Unlimited admission to the offering of La Cité du Vin
- Entry without queuing from the 2nd visit
- Duo rate for two adults in the same family
- Advantageous rates for those accompanying you
- Advantages in the shops and restaurants of La Cité du Vin

Discounted season tickets (adult, young person, child, accompanying person) are available for sale on-site only. Supporting documents are required.

Note: your subscription card with your photo will be given to you at reception at La Cité du Vin. For a two-person subscription, both people must be present at the reception desk.




On the 3rd Thursday of each month, in collaboration with its winegrowing partners, La Cité du Vin offers an invitation to discover a wine-producing region or country. In the course of this wine-tasting workshop led by an expert, discover four wines that express all the riches and specific character of the region or country in question!

19th January (Cognac) / 16th February (Russia) / 16th March (Grenache du Roussillon)
Venue: Introductory Room |
Duration: 1h 15 mins


A Glass of Wine in Markets of the World

Enjoy a unique tasting experience. Seated comfortably in an immersive space (360° images, lights, sounds and smells), embark on a great journey to the heart of the world’s markets and experiment with pairings between virtual food and real wines. A tasting which will awaken all your senses.

Location: Multi-sensory space
Duration: 1 hr
Workshop in French

At 4:30pm - Every day from the 3rd of January to the 31st of March
At 6:30pm - 12th of January, 9th of February and 9th of March
Reduced rates are not available on our website.

Upside down

Always wanted to try wine tasting but were afraid to ask? This is the perfect workshop for you! With the help of a presenter you will smell, examine, experiment, play with your senses, and discover that tasting is accessible to all.

Location: Introductory room
Duration: 1 hour
Workshop in French

At 2pm - Every day from the 3rd of November to the 31st of March

At 6:30pm - January 5th, February 2nd, March 2nd

Reduced rates are not available on our website.


Question of style: Bordeaux

Come and sample Bordeaux, its history and its identity. Each vineyard’s reputation is built on a style, terroirs, grape varieties, expertise and methods developed by men and women over the course of centuries.

Workshop designed in collaboration with the Bordeaux Wine School.

Duration: 1 hour
Location: Introductory room
Workshop available in French only

At 11am: weekends, bank holidays and school holidays from the 3rd of November to the 31st of March

At 6:30pm the 24th of November, the 22th of December, the 26th of January, the 23rd of February and the 23rd of March

Reduced rates are not available on our website.

The wine of writers

A workshop for people who love surprises and are ready and waiting to discover wine from an unexpected perspective. Come along to discover and taste the wine of writers.
Location: Connoisseur lounge
Duration: 1 hr
Workshop available in French only

At 3pm:
- Weekends, bank holidays and school holidays from the 3rd of January to the 31st of March

Reduced rates are not available on our website.


La Cité du Vin, spotlight on architecture (FRENCH TOUR)

La Cité du Vin, an incredible setting designed by Anouk Legendre and Nicolas Desmazières of XTU Architects. The presenters delve deeper into this exceptional building and its architecture, materials, symbolism and construction.
Daily at 3pm
Duration: 1hr