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Bordeaux, Secrets of Great Wines

A day-long sightseeing excursion of the city and the vineyards, including the historic wine merchant's district, “Les Chartrons”, and either the prestigious Saint-Emilion area (Wednesdays) or the Médoc area (Saturdays).

 

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Bordeaux, Secrets of Great Wines

A day-long sightseeing excursion of the city and the vineyards, including the historic wine merchant's district, “Les Chartrons”, and either the prestigious Saint-Emilion area (Wednesdays) or the Médoc area (Saturdays).

 

from 79 £

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Highlights / Info

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover Bordeaux and different wine area
  • Chateau visit & wine tasting
  • Gastronomy

INFO

Tour Duration : 8H00
Live Guide :  English, French
Departure: Wednesday, Saturday
Type: Group Guaranty
Pick Up service:  Departure in front of Tourism board

Description

Start the day by the district of “Chartrons” in Bordeaux famous for the wine merchants.

A small distance to the north of Bordeaux’s historic centre is the district of Chartrons. This district is centred around the Eglise St Louis and has an almost village-like atmosphere and a couple of interesting sites.

The main attraction here is simply to take a stroll to enjoy the lively streets and many antique shops or to stop for lunch at one of the small restaurants that spill over onto the pavements. In the district The wine merchants’ museum offers a visit to its cellars, which contain historical objects mixed with modern scenography to give a better understanding of Bordeaux wines. The visit ends with a tasting session.

Lunch in a typical restaurant in Bordeaux and according the day you will depart for St Emilion or Medoc.

St Emilion
One of the world’s most famous vineyard regions listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. You will sight see all along St Emilion vineyards with two stop for wine tasting and visit of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion and its underground monuments.

Medoc
An exclusive and at the same time a convivial tour in four “great growths” located in Margaux, to taste and enjoy the wines and culinary delights of one of the most famous appellations of the Médoc. Château Prieuré-Lichine : history of the Margaux appellation and the 1885 classification. Château Rauzan-Gassies: Margaux, a unique terroir. Gourmet lunch at the restaurant “Le Savoie”. Château La Tour de Bessan: grape varieties and the art of blending. Château Kirwan: wine-making & wine trade, a family affair.

Terms & conditions

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Vineyards visit & wine degustation

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Meeting point

In front of Tourism board 30 minutes before departure

 *All tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability.

Bordeaux, Secrets of Great Wines

A day-long sightseeing excursion of the city and the vineyards, including the historic wine merchant's district, “Les Chartrons”, and either the prestigious Saint-Emilion area (Wednesdays) or the Médoc area (Saturdays).

 

from 79 £

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