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  • © Ph. Berthé. Centre des monuments nationaux
    Tower of Pey-Berland in Bordeaux - © Ph. Berthé. Centre des monuments nationaux
  • © Ph. Berthé. Centre des monuments nationaux
    Tower of Pey-Berland in Bordeaux - © Ph. Berthé. Centre des monuments nationaux

    Rendez-vous at the Tower of Pey-Berland in Bordeaux

    Unique panorama of the city

    Situated to the south-east of the chevet of the Cathedral of Saint-André at Bordeaux, the tower of Pey-Berland serves as its bell tower, built in the 15th century in the Gothic style. Its isolation was due to the wish to provide the Cathedral with magnificent bells which would not threaten the structure with their vibrations.

    Designated world heritage site by UNESCO.

    Opening times

    • Open
      - June to September: from 10 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p. m.
      - October to May: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    • Closed
      - Mondays from October to May
      - 1st January, 1st May and 25th December

    Practical information

    • Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
    • Permanent exhibition : Informative presentation about bells, bell-towers, belfries and the Tower of Pey-Berland
    • Maximum group size without splitting up: Access to the two terraces limited to 19 people
    • Turntable of the landscape

    Rates

    • Rate for tourism professionals and groups (minimum 20 people) 4,50 €
    • Adults 5,50 €
    • Concessions 4 €
    • Free admission: minors under 18*
    • Free admission: 18-25 years old*(citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France)
      * excluding school groups

    Facilities

    • Gift shop
    • Bookshop

    Access

    • Bordeaux city centre Tramway station
    • From Paris: motorway A10
    • From Toulouse: motorway A62

    Contact

    Tour Pey-Berland
    Place Pey-Berland
    33000 Bordeaux
    tel.: (33) (0)5 56 81 26 25

 
 
    tagged as : French Cities, Culture & Heritage, 33-Gironde, Aquitaine, UNESCO, Religious Building/Heritage