Bordeaux Wine Experience - Médoc

3 days

Join us on a journey to discover the true lifeblood of France. Soak up the delights of Bordeaux City as you explore the charming Old Town and pristine waterfront, then delve into the surrounding countryside with a full day of private chauffeured wine tasting tours among the famous Médoc vineyards.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore in style with a chauffeured wine tasting tour of the best of the Médoc’s 5,700 hectares of vineyards

  • Visit three major Classified Growth and Cru Bourgeois vineyards along the famous Route des Châteaux, and experience the home of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot first-hand

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

  • Try a unique tasting experience at a wine gallery in the heart of Bordeaux to taste some of the region’s finest wines

  • Visit the famous Cite du Vin

from $493 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 Bordeaux, enjoy a unique wine tasting experience at a wine gallery in the heart of the city. Taste some of Bordeaux’s most prestigious wines, produced anywhere from across the Left Bank, Right Bank and Entre-Deux-Mers, with a selection of cheese and charcuterie canapés.

Day 2

Enjoy a full day’s chauffeured wine tasting tour in the Medoc vineyards with an English speaking driver and guide. Then travel along the world famous ‘Route des Châteaux’, passing famous Grand Cru estates in regions such as Margaux and St Julien. Visit the cellars and learn all there is to know about the history of the estates and the chemistry and complexities behind the wine-making process… and, of course, taste the wines!

Day 3

On your final day, explore the city of Bordeaux, and enjoy the ambiance, restaurants and bars that the city has to offer. Stroll along one of Europe’s longest esplanades, spend some time shopping in the Bordeaux’s many boutique shops, or perhaps visit some of Bordeaux’s 350 historical monuments, and take in the city’s splendid 18th Century architecture.

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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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