Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 33300
Spend a whole day in the Bordeaux wine region learning about local appellations and grape varieties. Our full day wine tours will take you to world famous areas such as the Medoc, Saint Emilion, Graves or Sauternes where we will pre-book 3 Chateau visits & tastings. We will pick you up at your hotel or ship and introduce you to the "terroir" & wines of the region visited that day.
Discover the Bordeaux wine regions during a half day tour. Choose your destination depending on the wineries you would like to visit or the grape varieties you prefer. Popular choices include Saint Emilion or the Medoc. We will pick you up at your hotel or ship and pre-book the visits & tastings in selected wineries. All our private tours are conducted by professional wine guides. Please note that you will be informed about the departure time (9am or 2pm) at the moment of the confirmation of the booking.
Depart from Bordeaux - your hotel; train station; or cruise ship Lascaux Cavern in Dordogne is an unforgettable experience! Over 600 paintings cover the interior walls and ceilings of the cave. The paintings represent mostly large animals, and are around 17,000 years old. Enjoy sightseeing in France with Christian: your English speaking private driver guide. In addition to Lascaux, there are a handful of other caves in the Dordogne region. The grotte de Rouffignac, for example. Here you board a small electric train and ride down deep into a very large cavern. Its also called the cave of 1000 mammoths. Inside you’ll find colorful images of animals; horses, wooly rhinos, mammoths, antelope, saber-tooth cats, and even human figures. We'll also drive through La Roque Saint Christophe cliff settlement ruins and explore the lovely village of Saint Leon-sur-Vezere.
Half-day tour off the beaten path, in the sweet Sauternes wine region. Did you know that Sauternes is the second wine region for the famous Crus Classes 1855? It's the home region for the world-known Chateau Yquem, Cru Classe 1855, those grapes are growing in the mystic fog of the Ciron river! Discover the secrets of the sweet wines of Bordeaux, their small and charming family-owned estates and confidential wines, and spend a relaxing moment in the lovely contryside of Sauternes. Sweet wines are definitely much more than dessert wines! The wineries selected are likely to change according to their availability
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Place de la Comedie, 33000, Bordeaux FranceUsual starting point for this day of discovery of the right bank of the Bordeaux vineyards.Stop At: Chateau de Pressac, 33330 Saint-Etienne-De-Lisse FranceVisit of a castle in Pomerol or Saint-Émilion.We will take you to visit one of the magnificent châteaux for which Saint-Emilion wines are famous. Grape varieties, destemming, vatting, fermentation, fining ... you will learn all about winemaking, the different grape varieties used and the blended wines. You will be able to see that the modernism of today's cellars blends wonderfully with ancestral working techniques, in order to give birth, each year, to wonderful vintages, always having an assertive temperament.This visit will be concluded with a tasting of the wines of the visited property. During this tasting you will be given precious advice on aging, for your future purchases of Saint-Émilion wines.Let us know if you want to visit any particular castles. We will do our best so that you can visit your favorite castles.(Example of visit. The visit you will make depends on the availability of the castles.)Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle-AquitaineVisit the village of Saint-ÉmilionDuring your program, you will discover through the charming cobbled streets, the pretty little medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Your guide will tell you the many anecdotes and adventures of its long and tumultuous history. You will discover how the religious practice and the vineyard are mixed and complement each other. You will relive the history of France, which has made this village an exceptional site classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.During your stroll through the village, you can stop at one of the many wine merchant stalls to bring back bottles of your favorite châteaux.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Chateau de Ferrand, Saint-Hippolyte, 33330 Saint-Emilion FranceAt the Château de Ferrand, you will discover 3 centuries of uninterrupted history.Example of visit.The visit you will make depends on the availability of the castles.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Chateau La Gaffeliere, La Gaffeliere-Ouest, 33330 Saint-Emilion FranceChâteau La Gaffelière first of all evokes a Grand Vin, 1er Grand Cru Classé since the origin of the Saint-Emilion classification, in 1959. The vine has been present on the grounds of Château La Gaffelière since Galloroman times as attested to it. many mosaics discovered by Count Léo de Malet Roquefort in 1969.Example of visit.The visit you will make depends on the availability of the castles.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine9 am Meet your guide in Bordeaux and drive to Saint-Emilion regionDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine9:45 am Take the ebikes and cycle to the beautiful vineyardsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chateau Bernateau, Lieu-dit Bernateau, 33330 Saint-Etienne-De-Lisse France11 am : First stop at a family run estate, after the visit of the property, enjoy a tasting of their winesDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chateau Bernateau, Lieu-dit Bernateau, 33330 Saint-Etienne-De-Lisse France12 pm Picnic lunch at the winery, with typical french products (cheeses, cold cuts, vegetables, bread...)Duration: 1 hourStop At: Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine1 pm Cycling drive to the next winery on the small roadsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chateau Moncets - Chateau de Chambrun, Chemin de Roussillon, 33500 Neac France2:30 pm 2nd stop to a charming wine estate for a visit and wine tastingDuration: 1 hourStop At: Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine4 pm : Enjoy a free time in the beautiful UNESCO-listed medieval village of Saint-Emilion followed by a wine tasting in the heart of the villageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine6 pm Back to Bordeaux, time to say goodbye to your guide and get good tips in Bordeaux!Duration: 45 minutes