The Boutique Bordeaux Experience

3 days

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 two Grand Cru Classé Châteaux and explore the chocolate box village of Saint Emilion.

Trip Highlights

  • Bespoke SmoothRed Itinerary with personalised Travel App

  • Two nights stay in a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Bordeaux city, moments from the bars, brasseries & restaurants, with breakfast included

  • Complimentary spa access

  • Private airport transfers to and from Bordeaux airport

  • 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 tasting after learning about the wine making process

  • Free time to explore Saint-Emilion and discover this classified UNSECO heritage site

from $1,191 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room. Use this itinerary to inspire your bespoke Bordeaux wine tour.



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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. 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 wine tasting dinner experience in a cosy restaurant in the heart of Bordeaux city. Discover the underground vaulted cheese cellar with 100 cheeses!

Day 2

Your Bordeaux wine tasting tour continues 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. Enjoy free time for lunch in the heart of Saint-Emilion, the first French vineyard to be listed in the UNESCO world heritage.

Day 3

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. Discover La Cité du Vin, a unique venue for culture and recreation where wine comes to life through an immersive, sensorial approach. Relax with private transfers back to the airport.

 

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