Private tour

Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

4.9 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: RETRO TOUR Bordeaux

Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

Activity provider: RETRO TOUR Bordeaux

From US$ 93.98 per group up to 1

Explore the beautiful city of Bordeaux in style on a vintage side car motorbike ride. Relax and enjoy the wind in your hair while your guide drives you to all the must-see historical landmarks.

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Duration 50 minutes - 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • See the most important sights in Bordeaux
  • Enjoy a private ride in a retro side car
  • Listen to an interesting commentary on life in Bordeaux and its monuments while you ride
Full description
Experience the best of scenic Bordeaux, a city located in the midst of one of the world's most famous wine regions. Enjoy an open-air tour in a fashionable side car with a knowledgeable guide and motorbike driver. See some of the city's most important historic and cultural sites including the Place des Quinconces, Place de la Bourse, Saint Michel Basilica, Grosse Cloche bell tower, Pey Berland Cathedral Tower, and Grand Opera. Your guide will provide live commentary as you go, giving you insight into the city's history, architecture, and daily life.  Starting from a convenient meeting point just in front of the Bordeaux tourist office, your itinerary may vary according to your wishes and the traffic. The price is for 1 or 2 passengers/side car. If your group is larger than two, you are welcome to book several side cars at same time.
  • Private tour
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Equipment
  • Gratuity
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 4 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Meeting point

12 cours du 30 juillet in Bordeaux, in front of the Tourist Office

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Important information

What to bring

  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • Participants must be at least four years old
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Consider bringing a coat as the ride can be windy
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 27 reviews

Review summary

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I loved this tour of the city by sidecar. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable he made our tour special. This is certainly a better option to the hop on hop bus as the motorcycle get go down the narrow streets of the old town and you feel like you are immersed in the city.

October 6, 2019

Experience fabuleuse . Nos guides étaient très professionnels avec un humour fin et très attentionnés . Organisation au top . Nous avons vu l ensemble de Bordeaux avec dès commentaires très intéressants . Nous étions 2 personnes de plus de 80 ans , un ados et une adulte … et tout le monde a adoré la visite ! Je recommande vivement ! À faire absolument lors de votre venue à Bordeaux .

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April 9, 2022


Excellent tour! Alex was very knowledgeable and fun driver. He made many recommendations for places to visits for what ever you are interested in. Go on first Sunday of the month and you will see special event of that particular month.

January 2, 2022

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