Bordeaux Luxury Winter Warmer

3 days

Visit the world famous wine region of Bordeaux and experience a full day of chauffeured wine tours on the prestigious right bank warming yourself on the hearty red wines for which this region is so famous. You’ll visit the Saint-Emilion wine region with visits to classified growth and Grand Cru Classe Chateaux – sampling wines along the way. This getaway is perfect for the winter months as the vibrant city of Bordeaux is very much bustling with brasseries, bars and the magical Winter Market during December!

Trip Highlights

  • Bespoke SmoothRed Itinerary with personalised Travel App

  • Enjoy a two night luxury stay in a five-star spa hotel, a beautiful mansion from the end of the 19th century

  • Private luxury airport transfers

  • Enjoy a unique wine and cheese tasting dinner experience at a cosy restaurant in the heart of Bordeaux City

  • A full day private chauffeured wine tour with an English speaking driver guide. You will experience a visit and tasting at a prestigious classified growth château in Saint-Emilion and enjoy another visit and tastings after learning about the wine making process

from $1,463 per person

This is a guide price based on two people travelling together between November and March. Use this itinerary to inspire your bespoke luxury wine holiday in France.



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Trip details

Day 1

Relax with private transfers to Bordeaux city from the airport, and settle into your luxury boutique hotel, Le Palais Gallien. In the afternoon soak up the ambiance of its many brasseries and bars and see for yourself why Bordeaux is a designated UNESCO world heritage site. In the evening, enjoy a festive wine tasting dinner experience with a glass of champagne in a cosy restaurant in the heart of Bordeaux city. Discover the underground vaulted cheese cellar with 100 cheeses!

Day 2

Your private Bordeaux wine tasting tour starts with a excursion into the vineyards themselves including a tour of the delightful village of of Saint-Emilion, home to some of the most heavily-exported and popular wines in Bordeaux. Throughout the day your guide will take you for tastings at two Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé Châteaux to learn about the complexities behind the production of the wines, as well as a tour to discover the fascinating history of Saint-Emilion itself with free time for lunch. Saint-Emilion is the first French vineyard to be listed in the UNESCO world heritage.

Day 3

The last day is yours to explore beautiful Bordeaux and the Christmas Market. Taking place between November 26 and December 26 and with over 150 vendors, the Christmas Market is the city’s signature festive event! Afternoon private transfers to the airport or the train station.

If you would like to extend the trip why not combine this with a few nights in Paris or a trip into the Medoc Vineyards?

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Le Palais Gallien Hôtel & Spa

Set in a 19th century townhouse in the heart of Bordeaux, Le Palais Gallien is a five-star hotel named in homage to the ruins of…

France, Bordeaux

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Dan Lepley

We came to Bordeaux for part of our honeymoon and took the First Growth Bordeaux tour. SmoothRed worked with us to curate a trip based on our desires. The 8 Chateaux we visited, the 3 delicious lunches, and the hotel were wonderful, but what set the trip apart was our…

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