Bordeaux Wine Collection – City and Vineyard Stay

5 days

Enjoy the best of Bordeaux’s – stay in a Château in its verdant vineyards and a hotel in the heart of its cosmopolitan city centre, visiting both the left and right banks of the Medoc and Saint-Emilion wine regions

Trip Highlights

  • Self-drive in your own time and at your leisure

  • Stay in the elegance of a private Chateau located in the heart of the Médoc vineyards

  • Enjoy a full day chauffeured wine tour in the Médoc (left bank) vineyards with an expert wine guide visiting two prestigious classified growth châteaux stopping for lunch at a traditional brasserie

  • Stay at your next location – a centrally located boutique 3* hotel in the heart of Bordeaux city centre

  • Enjoy another full day chauffeured wine tour of the Saint Emilion (right bank) vineyards

  • Enjoy tastings at three Grand Cru Classé Châteaux and explore the quaint village of Saint-Émilion itself

from $1,786 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room. Please ask if you require flights with this package.


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Trip details

Day 1

Self drive at your leisure in to the Médoc region. Unwind over a complimentary bottle of wine as you arrive at the elegant private Château and start as you mean to go on.

Day 2

The second day of your Bordeaux wine tasting trip is devoted to the majestic Médoc. Along with your English-speaking guide you’ll follow the famous Route des Châteaux stopping for tastings at two prestigious classified growth châteaux along the way. The day will also include lunch in a brasserie in the middle of the Médoc vineyards.

Day 3

Make your own way from Margaux to Bordeaux city where you will check-in an ideally located 3 star hotel in the heart of Bordeaux city and start your afternoon with a pre-dinner tasting with three wines along with local delicacies.

Day 4

Your Bordeaux wine tasting trip continues with a day of tours around the delightful village of Saint-Émilion and its surrounding vineyards. Throughout the day your guide will take you for tastings at three Grand Cru Classé Châteaux, as well as a tour to discover the fascinating history of Saint-Émilion itself.

Day 5

On your final day in the city, soak up the ambiance of the many brasseries and bars and see for yourself why Bordeaux is a designated UNESCO world heritage site. A stroll along one of Europe’s longest shopping esplanades is also a must, passing over 350 historical monuments along your way.

 

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