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The Best of Bordeaux


4 days / 3 nights Shared Tour 

 

Price per person from: 805 €
Based on a minimum of two participants

 

Included in the price :

• Private transfers on day 1 & 4 & panoramic tour on Day 1.
• Full Day tours on day 2 & 3 in executive minivan with a qualified English speaking driver-guide (Meeting point in central Bordeaux) and visits & tastings in wineries according to the above itinerary.

 

• 3 nights B&B in 3-star Hotel Quality Saint Catherine in Bordeaux

• 2 dinners (including 1 gourmet dinner)

 

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How it works


This tour is for parties of 2 to 6 people that you get together of friends or family. Fix your dates for any time of the year and we'll take care of the rest.
Travel in a luxury minivan with an experienced,English-speaking driver/guide with accommodation of carefully selected boutique hotels, exceptional guesthouses and chateaux.


Hightlights


 

This wine tour takes the form of an escorted private or scheduled tour. Participants are met at their airport/TGV station of arrival and transferred there after to their hotel and the different wine sites over the four days.
You have wine tastings at prestigious vineyards such as: Lynch Bages, Franc Mayne, Beychevelle, Giscours and Laniote and guided tours of Bordeaux and Saint Emilion, UNESCO world heritage site.


Day 1: Bordeaux

Arrival at Bordeaux airport or train station.
Welcome by your driver-guide and panoramic tour of Bordeaux.
Settle in your hotel in Bordeaux.
Welcome dinner & overnight in Bordeaux.


Day 2: Full Day Tour Médoc

Breakfast at your hotel.
This morning, depart from a centrally located pick up point in Bordeaux and head towards the most famous of the Bordeaux vineyard areas - located north-west of Bordeaux city, with a vast spit of land between the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Gironde estuary to the east, its geographical location gives it a temperate climate ideally suited to wine-growing.
This optimal symbiosis of viticulture and environment has created 60 Grand Crus Classés and 400 Crus Bourgeois in the AOC of the Médoc.
During this full day tour you will experience 3 visits and wine tasting sessions in Classified growth or Cru Bourgeois estates that have been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine.
During these visits you will learn all there is to know about the history of the estates, the wine making process as well as the techniques used during the winemaking.
The visits are followed by a wine tasting session. The wineries are usually located in Margaux, Saint Julien, Pauillac or the Haut Medoc appellations.

Then, follow the castle road to admire some of the most famous châteaux such as Château Margaux, Château Palmer or Château Pichon Longueville.


Day 3: Full Day Tour St-Émilion

Breakfast at your hotel.
Today, depart for the Saint-Émilion wine region and enjoy a visit and wine tasting in a famous Classified growth Château of the Saint-Émilion appellation or surrounding (Pomerol, Fronsac, Lalande de Pomerol…). Then, arrive in the village and participate in another visit of a Classified Growth Château, followed by some time at leisure for personal discovery and lunch.
In the afternoon after a walking tour of the village, experience another visit and wine tasting session in a local winery of the Château of the Saint-Émilion appellation or surrounding (Pomerol, Fronsac, Lalande de Pomerol…).
Back to Bordeaux
Dinner in a gourmet restaurant & overnight at your hotel.


Day 4: Departure

Breakfast at your hotel.
Pick up at your hotel by your driver and transfer to Bordeaux Airport or train station.