Chateaux & Terroirs, on the Bordeaux wine roads
Do you have only a few hours to discover the Bordeaux wine country? Then this "flying visit" is just for you! Are you interested in seeing mythical châteaux in the Médoc? Famous estates in Saint-Emilion? The "golden" wines of Sauternais? Yes, but there is so much more! Bordeaux also has plenty of lesser-known appellations, small family estates, affordable wines, etc.
- A good overview for a first visit
- Tour conducted by official guides with professional card, in French and in English
- An attractive price for a first discovery of the Bordeaux vineyards
- Discover the amazing underground church of Saint-Emilion
- Due to the European Heritage Days on September 22, the destination is the Médoc on that day.
With this tour you will discover the diversity of the Bordeaux wines during an afternoon session every week. The destination is different every day and each one has its own special charms!
Saint-Emilion, the name of a famous charming village and of delicious wines, on Monday & Sunday.You will start with the visit of the amazing underground church in the Saint-Emilion village followed by a guided tour in the small streets. Then the tour continues with a visit to one wine estate in Saint-Emilion appellation or surroundings where you will learn about the winemaking process by discovering the vat room, the cellars with all the barrels, etc.. A tasting of 2 wines will be offered.
The Medoc on Tuesdays & Saturdays and Entre-deux-Mers on Thursdays with the visit of 2 wineries and wine tasting. Your guide will remind you at this point that you first of all taste wine with your eyes and nose!
Visit the Graves and Sauternais on Wednesdays to discover two beautiful wineries and taste all the colors of the wines, one in Graves and one in Sauternais.
Bourg & Blaye on Fridays is a nice wine region North of Bordeaux along the Gironde Estuary; two familial properties will open their doors to show you how they make the wine; a tasting of 2 wines at each chateau is on the program.
Departure at 1:30pm / return at 6:30pm
Wednesday Graves & Sauternais
Thursday Entre deux Mers
Friday Blaye & Bourg
Sunday Saint Emilion
The tour is not available for children under 5 because of security and insurance reasons.
Due to the European Heritage Days on September 22, the destination is the Médoc on that day.
Organized by Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
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Professional guide, transportation by coach, visit of 1 winery including wine tasting (limited by the French law), entrance to the underground church of Saint-Emilion or visit of 2 wineries and wine tasting in the other wine regions.
Number of participants
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Be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time
Please present one ticket per person; the tour is not available for children under 5 (no babies).
Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
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Answer from Monsieur l'Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux MétropoleThank you for your enthusiasm. We look forward to welcoming you for a future stay in Bordeaux.
Answer from Monsieur l'Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux MétropoleDear Vinicius, We thank you for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the tour. The trip lasts 5 hours and is generally appreciated because of its good value, 50 euros is the best price that we propose comparing to 99 euros for a same time tour with our partnairs. We hope you will keep good memories of Bordeaux and we are looking forward to seeing you here again.
Answer from Monsieur Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole xDear Paul Curran, We thank you for your feedback and are happy that you enjoyed the tour. We propose tours by coach up to fifty persons to be able to have a good value offer for our visitors and we work with partners that have smaller group tours. Thank you for our guide, we transmit your impressions. Best regards. Bordeaux Tourism Office Team