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Architecture weekend in Bordeaux: buildings not to miss

Published 16 October 2018

If a city’s architecture says a lot about its history and dynamism, then Bordeaux’s takes you on a journey through the centuries and offers up a renewed vision that focuses on the future. Take a look at our guide to make sure that you don’t miss Bordeaux’s best architectural gems!

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Visuel de l'article "La Cité du Vin, un édifice qui inspire artistes et réalisateurs"

La Cité du Vin, inspiring artists and directors

Published 20 September 2018

It cannot be denied that when we speak of La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, we think, quite rightly, of wine.  An imposing edifice which aims to transmit and spread wine culture across the world.  However, the bold architecture of La Cité du Vin is also a blank canvas, a playground in which all artists can shape their vision.

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Visuel de l'article "L'apprentissage n'est plus ce qu'il était"

Museography : "Learning is not what it used to be"*

Published 06 September 2018

Museography has undergone some major changes in recent years.  The most innovative museums have embraced the vast possibilities which digital technology offers and have adapted to the evolution of our society in which the image has become the dominant medium of information and knowledge.  Furthermore, recent research in neuroscience and cognitive processes has demonstrated that soliciting emotions (laughter, surprise, wonder, etc.) strongly fosters better and longer-lasting memorisation of knowledge. 

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Programmation culturelle 2018

A rich cultural programme at La Cité du Vin

Published 03 September 2018

Autumn 2018 sees the start of a full and varied cultural programme at La Cité du Vin. For this new cultural season, the team at La Cité du Vin has but one wish: for the universe of wine, in an ever-moving world, to continue to arouse even greater curiosity and the desire for harmony.

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Million de visiteurs à La Cité du Vin

La Cité du Vin, a success story

Published 31 August 2018

On 29 August 2018 La Cité du Vin, which has become an iconic Bordeaux venue, passed the symbolic milestone of 1 million visitors. After 445,000 visitors in 2017, the year 2018 confirms the significant reach of La Cité du Vin on a national and international scale. What lies behind this success? 

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