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Bordeaux fête le Fleuve

« Bordeaux Fête le Fleuve » is back for its 11th edition from Thursday the 20th to Sunday the 23d of June 2019.

This year, this great festive event will mark the opening of “Freedom! Bordeaux 2019”, an event including free concerts, tall ships, nautical activities, gastronomic huts, exhibitions, a White Wine Festival and a pyrotechnic show on the Garonne.

Here is a list of what you will find along the river.

A vineyard

A new village, dedicated to white wines in all their diversity (dry, sweet and Crémants) will be set up in the heart of the festival where 80 winegrowers, cooperators or merchants will introduce you to their products.

Tourist pavilions

Tourism offices, associations, private or public organizations from all over New Aquitaine and Occitania will be joining the festivities to help you discover their tourist, cultural, natural and gastronomic assets.

A gourmet break

Basque cured meats and cheeses, oysters from the Arcachon Bassin, Limousin meat, foie gras and Périgord foie gras duck, artisanal ice creams from the Landes… producer, artisan or food-truck… a gourmet offer that reflects the richness of the New Aquitaine terroirs.

Gourmet Bordeaux

« Les Épicuriales » are the unmissable event of the Bordeaux scene, just before summer. It will take place from June 13th to June 23d 2019 on the « Allées de Tourny ». Easy to reach, this place is less than 10 minutes walk from Casa Blanca Bed and Breakfast.
Once again, les Épicuriales will gather dozens of great chefs offering great dishes at affordable prices.
This year for the 25th edition, « Les Épicuriales » are organized again around a real “village” ephemeral dedicated to gastronomy. They showcase the expertise of chefs, sharing and conviviality.
« Les Épicuriales » are also made of demonstrations, workshops, culinary shows, all given by great names in French cuisine. Not to be missed, the race of coffee boys, the sale of plants, themed evenings…
Open for lunch and dinner from 11am to 1am, the many visitors will let their taste lead them through the alleys filled with small version of 20 Bordeaux iconic addresses.
As for example “Bodega bodega”, « La Brasserie Basque », « le Bistrot Le Coq » that we warmly recommend. You will find traditional dishes, local products, local flavors, Bordeaux wine, a warm atmosphere to meet and taste.

Casa Blanca B&B is going to take you to Elton John’s concert!

While Elton John’s concert at the Bordeaux Arkea Arena, in june 22d, has been sold out for months, Casa Blanca B&B managed to get one of the two last tickets in the golden square section.

To celebrate this unique event, we designed, for 990 euros for two people, an amazing package including :

– the two precious tickets (in the exclusive golden square section)
– cocktails and snacks served before the show on our private terrace overlooking the Bordeaux skyline.
– one night in the Very big room with roof top
– breakfast for two
– a driver for all the transferts to the airport or the train station, but also to the Arena.

Booking and enquiries by mail ( ou by phone (+33 685 727 611).

Bordeaux « S.O Good »

A gastronomy and art of living fair right in the heart of Bordeaux !
At Hangar 14, you will find a farmer’s market, culinary events, contests and cooking classes. In addition, the little ones will be able to enjoy dedicated workshops.
In the meantime, the stock exchange palace will become the Art of Living palace with tones of cultural and festive highlights : exhibitions and workshops about culinary photography, giant culinary challenge, etc …
Bordeaux S.O Good will also take place in the streets of Bordeaux through festive and musical events. Gourmet walks, ephemeral farm and other surprises will be schedule throughout those three days… Not to mention drawings and photographs exhibitions on Saint Catherine and Porte Dijeaux streets.
This festival will gather together people of all age and invite them to discover the specialties of the Southwest.
Hangar 14 is only a 10 minutes walk from Casa Blanca B&B.

Come by Casa Blanca for the wine festival

Great way to discover the wines of Bordeaux and Aquitaine, the Wine Festival (from 14th to 18th of June) celebrates its 20th anniversary by welcoming the Tall Ships Regatta and its most beautiful sailing boats.
Bordeaux is celebrating the wine culture with 800,000 visitors expected, 80 wine appellations, 120 Grands Crus at Hangar 14, 1,200 winegrowers and merchants, 30 gourmet producers, around 20 tall ships, 500 sailors, a 60-metre long wheel, and a 1.7-km wine route along the quays of the Garonne.
From the stone bridge to Hangar 14, on the banks of the river, come and meet the Bordeaux winegrowers and merchants who will welcome you in “ephemeral wine bars”.
In total, you will find 11 pavilions to taste, discover and exchange, a unique opportunity to discover the quality, authenticity and diversity of Bordeaux and New Aquitaine wines.
Located 10 minutes walk from the epicenter of the event, the guest house Casa Blanca still has availability for this event, do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Good food and “joie de vivre”

“Les Epicuriales” (from May 25th to June 9th ) includes about twenty outdoor restaurants where you can find different types of cuisine as well as a restaurant called “Les Etoiles d’Epicure” starring each evening a new chef.

During this period Les allées de Tourny will become an ephemeral village open for lunch and dinner, from 11am to 1am.

Casa Blanca B&B will be delighted to welcome you to experience this festival with us.  Some of our rooms are still available, do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Located only 10 minutes from Place de Tourny, our guest house is the ideal place to stay during this event.

Bordeaux all over the place !

Festive and professional event, the Bordeaux international fair (from the 12th to the 21st of May-) brings together numerous exhibitors and offers tones of new concepts in terms of housing, leisure, environment, services and entertainment.
1.200 exhibitors will be taking part: specialists in emblematic and innovative brands, craftsmen and producers, experts and demonstrators will be there to show their work to the public.
California will be the guest star of this year with a large museum exhibition that will immerse the audience in the fascinating history and mythical ambiances of this territory. Another trip from the cultural funds of the United States, Japan and Europe: the exhibition “Retro Gaming” will take you through the history of video games.
And also impromptu concerts and animations, the Ferris Wheel, the Guinguette on the shores of the lake…
Casa Blanca B&B still has some rooms available for this period.
Our guest house is only 30 minutes away by tram from the Exhibition Centre, one the line C, from Place Paul Doumer (200 meters from Casa Blanca).

Spring is coming!

This year, Bordeaux will celebrate spring season with festive and cultural events. The city will bring together the best international swing professionals at the Swing Art Festival, from March 16th to March18th, at the Halle des Chartrons, a stone’s throw from Casa Blanca B&B. Dancers will be able to take classes while the rest of the crowd will have free access to the festival, including three live concerts with a swing orchestra.
On March 22d, the new version of the musical “Dirty Dancing” will take place at the Metropole Arena (40 minutes by public transport from our guest house).
Last but not least, Espace Bordeaux Lac will host a disc fair on March 24th and 25th. An unmissable event for vinyl’s, CD’s and DVD’s lovers (entry for 2 to 5 €). To get there from our guest house, it’s a straight shot from Paul Doumer stop on the line C, located 200 meters away.

Casa Blanca by Cosmopolitan!

Cosmopolitan magazine is talking about us! In what terms ? Check this out : « Located in a two centuries old building, this B&B cultivates its love for old stones with a touch of design.
Thanks to all the editorial staff!

Christmas market 2017

An event not to be missed!

Come and see the Christmas market at the Tourny alley in Bordeaux from November 24th to December 6th, 2017. Whether with family or friends, come and warm yourself up with chestnuts and good mulled wine! For the 23rd edition, the animations will be at Ludi’Land: a ski simulator, the theater troupe Betty Blues, a snowy forest and lots of other activities awaits you for children and older children!

So opt for a big scarf and a warm coat, because the Christmas market is waiting for you !