Allees de Tourny (Tourny Avenues), Bordeaux

Allees de Tourny (Tourny Avenues), Bordeaux

The Tourny Avenues were first laid out in 1747. They were designed by the Marquis de Tourny, who was the governor of the Bordeaus region. The avenues connect to one another at the Cours du 30 Juillet at one end and the Place de Tourny at the other.

Visitors to Bourdeaux will find that the Tourny Avenues offer excellent shopping and dining opportunities. Numerous boutiques and trendy restaurants are easily found within the 18th-century buildings.

There is plenty of walking space for eager pedestrians. Shade trees and ample seating in the midst of the Tourny Avenues offer spots to stop, rest and decide which of the many shops tourists wish to visit.

The Tourny Avenues offer much more than shopping. Visitors can find numerous sites along the walking path. Notable places along the Tourny Avenues include the Grand Theatre de Bourdeaux, Carrousel Palace 1900 and the statue of the Marquis de Tourny himself.

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Allees de Tourny (Tourny Avenues) on Map

Sight Name: Allees de Tourny (Tourny Avenues)
Sight Location: Bordeaux, France (See walking tours in Bordeaux)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Bordeaux, France

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Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles