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 Sauternes? Yes, but there is so much more! Bordeaux also has plenty of lesser-known appellations, small family estates, affordable wines, etc.
- Tour conducted by official guides with professional card, in French and in English
- A good overview for a first visit
- An attractive price for a first discovery of the Bordeaux vineyards
- Discover the amazing underground church of Saint-Emilion (Sundays)
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!
Bourg & Blaye on Thursdays 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.
The Medoc on Tuesdays & Saturdays and Entre-deux-Mers on Fridays 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 Sauternes on Wednesdays to discover two beautiful wineries and taste all the colors of the wines, one in Graves and one in Sauternes.
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.
Departure at 1:30pm / return at 6:30pm
Wednesday Graves & Sauternes
Thursday Blaye & Bourg
Friday Entre deux Mers
Sunday Saint Emilion
To be noticed: Friday 23 & Friday 30. December: Saint-Emilion
From November to March: Saturday (Medoc) & Sunday (St Emilion)
TO BE NOTICED: the tour is not available for children under 5 because of security and insurance reasons.
Organized by Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
Good to know
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
The departure of the tour is confirmed if 10 adults are registered.
Please present one ticket per person; the tour is not available for children under 5.
Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
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Answer from Monsieur Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole xDear Sandra, We thank you very much for your comment and are glad to see that you really enjoyed this wine tour! We will send your review to our guide and hope to see you again soon to experience something else! Best regards, the OTCBM team.
Answer from Monsieur Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole xDear Elaine Thank you for your message . We have noted your comments about the visit of the village and the winery. Regarding the village visit, free time for personal discovery is is scheduled in the tour which is appreciated by most people. ( around 45 minutes)We have taken in consideration your comments about the winery in order to improve the quality of our vineyard tour Best regards