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Wine Tasting at the Grands Crus Classés de Graves

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Key facts

Where: Bordeaux , France Duration: Approx. 8.5 hours

Highlights

  • Established in the 1600’s the Grands Crus Classés de Graves were the first great wines of Bordeaux
  • Taste some fine red and white wines and have lunch at a chateau
  • Visit the home of the famous winegrower and philosopher - Montesquieu

Overview

Spend a whole day exploring the splendid terroir of Pessac-Leognan, the historical birthplace of the Bordeaux vineyard. The prestigious Grands Crus Classés have been earning accolades for their fine red and white wines since 1953.

This tour offers you a wonderful opportunity to taste these wines with lunch at the château followed by tour of Château de La Brède owned by the famous philosopher and winegrower Montesquieu.

Itinerary

There is no hotel pick-up. Arrive at the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet 33080, Bordeaux Cedex. Your bilingual (English and French) guide will meet you here. Board an air-conditioned coach and set out for a sightseeing tour of the Grands Crus Classés de Graves.

Here is a time-wise break-up of your itinerary:

1000h (10:00am) : Tour and tasting at a wine château*.

1145h (11:45am): Tour, tasting and lunch at a 2nd wine château*.

1530h (3:30pm): Tour of Château de La Brède, owned by the famous philosopher and winegrower Montesquieu.

1730h (5:30pm): Return to Bordeaux

(*Please Note: Wine tasting will be at one of the following locations:
Château Bouscaut, Château Carbonnieux, Domaine de Chevalier, Château Couhins-Lurton, Château Haut-Bailly, Château Latour-Martillac, Château Malartic-Lagravière, Château Olivier, Château Pape Clément, Château Smith Haut Lafitte.)

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

15 May – 31 Oct: Thursday

Duration

Approx. 8.5 hours

Start time

Start time: 0915h (09:15am)
Duration: Approx. 8.5 hours

Meeting point

The tour starts from the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet , 33080 Bordeaux Cedex
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and French)
  • Wine tastings at vineyards
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. If a client would like to take child on this tour please contact local isango partner with child details, and child charges would be payable to local isango partner direct at the time of arrival.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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