Many of Bordeaux Wine Region’s highlights are located close to Blaye, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Maison du Vin de Blaye and the remarkable Blaye Citadel. If you have time, don’t miss Chateau Latour and Chateau Margaux.
Set aside a couple of hours and head to the Medoc Golf Course in Le Pian-Medoc. Grab your clubs and hit the fairways.
For those travelling without kids there are some great places to relax, including the Chateau Lafite Rothschild in Bordeaux, the Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Palmer.
Experience Blaye’s sporting spirit at Chaban-Delmas Stadium, Bordeaux. This is home to Union Bordeaux Bègles rugby union team in winter and the Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux soccer team. When the full-time siren sounds, retire with local fans to a nearby pub or bar for a post-match beer ot two.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Hotel Relais De Margaux Golf & Spa, the Golf du Medoc Hotel et Spa - MGallery Collection, Le Pian-Medoc and the Château Meyre, Avensan are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.