The 18th-century Bordeaux women’s fates


1 Hour 30 Minutes

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Meet Marie Brizard, Al Pouessi, and Theresia Cabarrus, historical figures from the 18th century with highly distinct fates, while traveling back three centuries in time. Women whose lives provide insight into a difficult time when Bordeaux underwent rapid commercial and demographic growth.

Tour Highlights

Discover Bordeaux in the 18th century by going back in time! This walking tour will take you through the lives of three ladies who had extraordinary destinies who either lived or traveled through that area three centuries ago.

    • Storytelling and theatricalization
    • Costume guide
    • Thematic and original tour



  • 1h30 walking guided tour in Bordeaux

Tour Plan

What To Expect

Go back three centuries in time and meet 18th century characters with a very special destiny : Marie Brizard, Al Pouessi and Theresia Cabarrus. Women whose story bears witness to a turbulent period when Bordeaux experienced strong commercial and demographic expansion.

We will search for the traces they left in the city and question the historical context in which they lived. You will discover both places related to the experiences of these women and points of interest representative of the environment of their time (beautification policy, urban development and architectures that mark this century).

This walking tour lasts 1h30, starts at Place de la Bourse and ends at Place Gambetta.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to the availability
  • What to bring : Comfortable shoes, Comfortable clothes
  • This walking tour takes place outside, rain or shine.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Age Policy :
    Adult: (Age 99 and younger)

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

Place de la Bourse, 33000 Bordeaux, France

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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