A tour of various fountains, some well-known, others off the beaten tracks and a history of the
supply of water to the Bordelais over the centuries, une histoire qui n’a pas toujours coulé de source.
CONTACT FOR THE DAY: Alain MOUNOLOU, 06.44.80.43.22
Meeting place and time: between 10.30 and 11 a.m. at Café Brasserie Le Terminus
opposite Gare St Jean, access via Tram C, buses 1, 9, 10, 11… arrêt Gare St Jean.
We start at 11:00 at fontaine des Beaux-Arts, de la Grave, de la Bourse, du Parlement, St Projet.
Lunch at Le Chaudron, 41-43 rue St Rémi close to Place de la Bourse.
See menu choices below, 21€ with wine and coffee.
In the afternoon: Fontaine Amédée Larrieu, Font d’Audeige (the hidden one and the visible one),fontaines du Monument aux Girondins place des Quinconces,
close to trams B and C and buses 2, 3, 6, 26, 29, 47
The BBC will supply you with a day-pass (5€) as we will be hopping on and off trams and buses. I’ll forward them to you so you can use them on your journeys in and out that day.
Entrées : 1) Rillettes de saumon or 2) Salade de gésiers or 3) Mesclun de Serrano.
Plat : 1) Cuisse de poulet sauce diable or 2) Merlu or 3) Bavette sauce poivre.
Dessert : 1) Tarte aux pommes or 2) Ile flottante or 3) Brownie au chocolat. 1⁄4 de vin, café
Booking and Payment
Please book before Monday 3rd September
Payment for 27€ (day pass + postage stamp + 21€ for lunch) per person
We use the free Helloasso booking system and they add a suggested ‘tip’ called a Pouboire, at the page which summarises your payment.
If you do not wish to leave a tip, please click ‘Modifier‘ and then click the feint box to the left of ‘Je ne souhaite pas laisser de pourboire‘. There is no obligation for you to add a tip.
- Please have your bank or credit card available
- Book and pay online via the Helloasso system here
Please note that the person making the booking must be recorded as a 2018 member of the Association Bordeaux British Community
Book online by clicking here
Online booking will automatically close on Monday 3rd September
Or by post with a cheque payable to BBC together with your menu options and postal address sent to Alain Mounolou whose contact details are here