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Châteaux & Terroirs: on the Bordeaux wine road

1/2 day

Wine tour

 
 

Do you have only a few hours to discover the Bordeaux wine country? Then this "flying visit" is just for you!

Are you interested in seeing mythical châteaux in the Médoc? Famous estates in Saint-Emilion? The "golden" wines of Sauternes? Yes, but there is so much more! Bordeaux also has plenty of lesser-known appellations, small family estates, affordable wines, etc.
We can help you discover this diversity during an afternoon session every day during the tourist season.
There is a different destination every day* and each one has its own special charms!

You will be welcomed by the château owner in Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux & Côtes de Bourg, taste wines of all different colours in the Entre-Deux-Mers, and delight in striding along the steep narrow streets of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion. Furthermore, you cannot fail to be impressed by a cellar with 1,000 barrels in the Médoc!

The tour includes a visit to two estates (vat room, cellars, etc.) and a tasting of two wines. Your guide will remind you at this point that you first of all taste wine with your eyes and nose! The tour to Saint-Emilion includes one wine estate's visit and the underground monuments in the village.

Departure at 1.30 pm / return at 6.30 pm

All the visits are conducted by official guides with professional card »

If you choose to go to Saint-Emilion take comfortable shoes as the streets are steep and paved.

Organised by the Bordeaux Tourist Office

 

Key information

Appointment : 1.15 pm, Bordeaux Tourist Office 12 cours du 30 juillet

Open days

Every day from 1. April to 15. November:
Monday: Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux & Côtes de Bourg // Tuesday: Bordeaux & Entre-deux-Mers // Wednesday & Sunday: Saint-Emilion // Thursday & Saturday: Medoc // Friday: Graves & Sauternais

From November to March:
Friday: Graves & Sauternais // Saturday: Medoc // Sunday: Saint-Emilion

Languages

  • French

  • English

The price includes : transport by coach (53 seats), guide in French and English, visits and tastings.
When you go on a Saint-Emilion tour, the entrance fee to the underground monuments is included. There is visit of one wine estate only and visit of Saint-Emilion village.

The reduced price is for seniors (over 65), student with a valid card

If you select the CityPass fare you should buy first a Bordeaux Metrople CityPass and then select the right fare for the booking of the chateaux et terroirs tour. The card CityPass must be presented to the guide with your e-ticket when you get on the coach.

This tour is not available for children under 5 for security reasons. We don't accept babies on the lap.
Pets are not accepted.

Price does not include : the personal expenses

From 5 to 53 people accepted

 

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