Located on the right bank of the Gironde estuary 56km north of Bordeaux, the city of Blaye is the main hub for convenient, nearby wine touring visits to some of the world’s most renowned wine chateau’s including, Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Haut-Brion, Petrus, the town of St Emilion and Cognac. All are less than one hours drive from Blaye. 

The region around Blaye is celebrated for Côtes de Blaye, the red wine made in the nearby vineyards along the eastern Gironde. The soil in the Blaye region is particularly good for growing asparagus and the gourmet vegetable can be bought from March to May.

Blaye is easily accessible by bus and by car. Once in Blaye it is easy to see all of the attractions on foot. 

Attractions & Activities