Bordeaux Wine Experience Saint-Émilion

3 days

Experience the Gastronomical Pleasures of Bordeaux. Soak up the delights of Bordeaux with two nights staying in the heart of historic Bordeaux. Enjoy a tasting session introducing you to the terroirs and tastes of the region, followed by a full wine tour in the scenic vineyards of Saint Emilion – world famous for it’s fruity Merlots. Here you’ll visit three Grand Cru Classé Châteaux and explore the chocolate box village of Saint-Emilion.

Trip Highlights

  • Bespoke SmoothRed Itinerary with personalised Travel App

  • Enjoy a unique wine and cheese tasting experience in an underground cheese cellar

  • Explore the vineyards of Bordeaux with a full day small group chauffeured Bordeaux wine tour

  • Wine tastings at three famous Grand Cru Classé Châteaux in the St Emilion wine region; experiencing the very best of the Libournais red wines, known for their fruity nature and soft tannins

  • Free time exploring Bordeaux’s newest attraction La Cité du Vin

  • Enjoy the hustle and bustle of brasseries, bars and monuments with two nights accommodation in the centre of Bordeaux

from $621 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.



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Trip details

Day 1

After arriving in the stylish city of Bordeaux, your Bordeaux wine tour begins with a wine and cheese tasting experience. Discover the underground vaulted cheese cellar with 100 cheeses! Savor 9 AOC cheeses from all over France complemented by three regional wines of Bordeaux. This is the perfect way to orient yourself in the wine region which has become so world famous with an introduction to the terroirs and tastes to come.

Day 2

Your wine tasting trip continues with a small group Bordeaux wine tour into the vineyards themselves including a tour of the delightful village of Saint-Emilion with free time for lunch, home to some of the most heavily-exported and popular wines in Bordeaux. Throughout the day your guide will take you for tastings at three 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.

Day 3

On your final day in the city, soak up the ambiance of its many brasseries and bars and see for yourself why Bordeaux is a designated UNESCO world heritage site. Free time to visit the famous food market in Bordeaux and discover the Marché des Capucins, one of the oldest markets in France.

A stroll along one of Europe’s longest shopping esplanades is also a must, passing over 350 historical monuments along your way. Why not discover the world of wine in Bordeaux’s La Cité du Vin. Embark on an adventure to discover the cultures and civilisations of wine, where wine comes to life through an immersive, sensorial approach, all set within an evocative architectural design.

 

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