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Bordeaux Wine Tasting Cruise & Cité du Vin

Enjoy a scenic river cruise, for an out-of-the-ordinary discovery of Bordeaux and its world-class wines. In the company of an expert, taste 2 wines representative of the regional vineyards. And during your tasting, listen to the fascinating history of the Bordeaux quays, in which the river and the local wine trade are intimately linked.

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Bordeaux Wine Tasting Cruise & Cité du Vin

Enjoy a scenic river cruise, for an out-of-the-ordinary discovery of Bordeaux and its world-class wines. In the company of an expert, taste 2 wines representative of the regional vineyards. And during your tasting, listen to the fascinating history of the Bordeaux quays, in which the river and the local wine trade are intimately linked.

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Highlights / Info

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover Gironde river amazing panorama
  • Passage in front of the ‘Place de la Bourse’ next to the ‘Pont de Pierre’
  •  Wine tasting

INFO

Tour Duration : 1H30 (only cruise) or with Cité du vin visit 4H00
Live Guide :  Commenting & wine tasting (French & English)
Departure:  Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 1 May to 30 October 2018
Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 1 November to 30 April 2019
Pick Up service:  No pick up

Description

Set out to discover the Sauternes appellation. Stopover at Château Guiraud, listed as a Premier Grand Cru Classé in 1855, to tour this unique vineyard, a pioneer in organic wine growing. After tasting a sweet wine, board your boat for Bordeaux. On board, your guide will lead you on an introductory wine tasting, while you learn about the vine-covered riverbanks and the wines of Bordeaux.

Tour times
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday &; Sunday from 1 May to 30 October 2018
Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 1 November to 30 April 2019

Details
– Boarding the shuttle at ‘Cité du Vin’
– 01h30 river cruise along the UNESCO waterfront
– Guide on board (fr/eng)
– Passage in front of the ‘Place de la Bourse’ next to the ‘Pont de Pierre’
– Passage of the drawbridge and the Pont d’Aquitaine
– U-turn at the portuary area of Bassens
– Tasting of 2 wines

4:15 PM Board the boat in Bordeaux, La Cité du Vin landing stage (Quai de Bacalan).
4:30 PM The boat departs for a 1½-hour river cruise. Cruise by the 18th -century facades of the Port de la Lune, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass under the Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas lift bridge, then the Pont d’Aquitaine bridge. After the village of Lormont, turn around at the Bassens port zone. Tasting of 2 wines, in the company of a guide-lecturer. Learn about the history of Bordeaux, its river and its wine trade (in French & English).
6 PM Return to the quay

Terms & conditions

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Cruise or with Cité du Vin
  • Wine Tasting
  • Option for Cité des Vins Pass

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Gratuities

Meeting Point
Departure @04:30pm and return @06:00 pm
30 minutes before departure. Departure point will be provided on the voucher.

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

Bordeaux Wine Tasting Cruise & Cité du Vin

Enjoy a scenic river cruise, for an out-of-the-ordinary discovery of Bordeaux and its world-class wines. In the company of an expert, taste 2 wines representative of the regional vineyards. And during your tasting, listen to the fascinating history of the Bordeaux quays, in which the river and the local wine trade are intimately linked.

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