We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Port of the Moon

Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Bordeaux, France
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 63.30*
and up
Garonne River Cruise Including Dinner from Bordeaux
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 92 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
The Crescent shaped bend on the river Garonne

The waterfront between the Pont de Pierre and the new Chaban-Delmas bridge has been finely restored beyond its original intensive maritime trading quais to the modern, dynamic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
Jackson5Bordeaux
,
Bordeaux, France
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 25: English reviews
Bordeaux, France
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The waterfront between the Pont de Pierre and the new Chaban-Delmas bridge has been finely restored beyond its original intensive maritime trading quais to the modern, dynamic, bustling docks area which have transformed the Places to Visit in Bordeaux. From the magnificent stone façades to the popular restaurants and brasseries, the iconic Miroir d'Eau and the "must do" walkway along... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jackson5Bordeaux
Essex UK
Level Contributor
310 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Yes, the makeover of this area has worked well. Though the Quai's shops are not all occupied, it has a nicely bustling air, with shops, cafes, skateboarding, joggers, dogwalkers and peoplewatching. There is a chocolate shop with varieties I have not come across before and a shop selling unusual Japanese teas. Both worth checking out. Other stores seemed to be... More 

Helpful?
Thank malaita
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We had an apartment on Abbe de l'Epee for 3 days (booked on line great location, facilities - recommended). Driving into Bordeaux was frustrating as it's very busy with cars, buses, trams (lots of thm & they have priority), pedestrians and the ever present bicycles, there was also road works & our GPS always takes us via the old town,... More 

Helpful?
Thank John H
Leganes
Level Contributor
43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Knowing how it were managed and business made is an amazing learning about base concepts along the history. Wine trading history is something that impress me a lot.

Helpful?
Thank maragu
Bordeaux, France
Level Contributor
384 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Quai is really very nice, and there are many special events held along this area. A few times per year, an historic replica sailing ship will arrive for a visit. This is special.

Helpful?
Thank mitch w
washington dc
Level Contributor
357 reviews
235 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

The Garonne River and Bordeaux's linear port may no longer be the city's trade and commerce lifeblood, but they are still the beating heart. That is why this port has been the recipient of significant time and money in successful urban renewal. The happy and busy pedestrian use of its brand new, spare and sophisticated 4.5 km. Riverwalk is testament... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank mrsagf
SF, California
Level Contributor
1,577 reviews
1,123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 682 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

We were at the port for the arrival of a replica square rigged ship from it's maiden voyage. The cannons were fired and it just enhanced our experience at this beautiful port.

Helpful?
Thank seafare74
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
91 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Elegantly designed, this historic part of Bordeaux is justifiably granted World Heritage Site status. We were lucky to catch this mood, and see why it's called the Port of the Moon :)

Helpful?
Thank FlyMe_11
Hershey, PA, USA
Level Contributor
189 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Cruise stopped here for two days. Lovely place. Steeped in history and the wine trade. Tucked halfway up an otherwise homely river, Bordeaux is a tourist's gem - not too crowded, plenty to do and see.

Helpful?
2 Thank 2streetr
Level Contributor
430 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

We were coming back from watching the sun set at Dune du Pilat, so we knew we would see the Port of the Moon at night. It was worth it! Parking was easy at a lot behind the Bourse and underground. We loved the view of the Bourse and other buildings at night. I didn't realize from my readings about... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank garbagecollector

Travellers who viewed Port of the Moon also viewed

 
Bordeaux, Gironde
 

Been to Port of the Moon? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Port of the Moon staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?