You love wine, culture, history and nature? This tour is for you! Discover 2000 years of history and the beauty of Saint-Emilion village and vineyards, both listed as Unesco World Heritage. Medieval architecture, 18th century classic-style chateaus or 21st century cellars designed by renowned architects! Also, the best place to learn about the art of wine making… and of wine tasting!
The plus: make the most of your day and ask for a drop-off directly at the train station after the tour.
10:00 am: Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office to Saint-Emilion. On the way, your guide will drive you through the vineyard and past classic style facades as well as the most contemporary cellars.
11:00 am: hospitality and great wines guaranteed at Château de Pressac and other château partners*. Even on a Sunday, those passion-driven owners and their staff welcome you with open-arms to explain family or local history, their terroirs, the art of blending… and of course the art of wine-tasting !
12:15pm: Free time for lunch in Saint-Emilion
Your guide drops you in the village with a map and will point good places for lunch. Enjoy this time to relax and admire the great views onto the village roofs and the vineyards.
01:30pm: Walk in the heart of Saint-Emilion village*
After lunch, meet your guide again and explore with him this well-preserved medieval city, its steep winding alleys and maze of hidden « escalettes ».
03:00pm: possible drop off at Bordeaux train station* (1 cabin luggage per person), final drop off at Bordeaux Tourist Office for the rest of the group.
*Please note :
- For Drop Off at the train station, we highly recommend you to allow enough spare time, plan for train departures at least after 4 :00pm.
- Dress for outdoor activity with comfortable shoes and clothes.
- Château partners involved are Vignobles Carles, Château de Pressac, Château La Croizille, as well as other partners depending on availabilities.
- Lunch places partners : La Table 38, Chai Pascal, La Bonheur.
Organized by Max Travel & Event
Appointment : 9.45 am, Bordeaux Information Center 12 Cours du XXX Juillet
On Sunday, all year, from 10 am to 3 pm.
The price includes : Driver guide, transportation, drive past the contemporary wineries, château visit with tasting of 2 wines, Saint-Emilion guided walk
This tour is open to adults only
Price does not include : the lunch
From 2 to 8 people accepted