In the Bordeaux wine region ten prestigious great growths are distinguished by the 1855 classification. Every Wednesday, three Châteaux of the ten show their wines and vineyards, bringing to life the history of this classification.
You will visit two of the following vineyards; Château Batailley, Château Beychevelle, Château Brane-Cantenac, Château Branaire-Ducru, Château de Camensac, Château Haut-Bages Libéral, Château Lagrange, Château Pichon Longueville, Château Prieuré-Lichine and Château Rauzan-Segla.
Arrive at the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet 33080, Bordeaux Cedex. Your bilingual guide (French and English) will meet you here. Board an air-conditioned coach and set out for a tour of the 1885 Vineyards of the Medoc.
Every Wednesday, three Châteaux in turn show their wines, terroirs and the history of this classification. The chateaus will be among the following:
• Chateau Branaire-Ducru (Saint-Julien)
• Chateau Cantenac Brown (Margaux)
• Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste (Pauillac)
• Chateau Batailley
• Chateau Beychevelle
• Chateau de Camensac
• Chateau Haut-Bages Liberal
• Chateau Lagrange
• Chateau Pichon Longeuville
• Chateau Prieure-Lichine
• Chateau Rauzan-Segla
Here is a time-wise break-up of your itinerary:
0915h (09:15am): Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office city-center. Stop at two chateaus for a tour and tasting.
1300h (1:00pm): Lunch at a château.
1530h (3:30pm): Visit another château and enjoy wine tasting.
1830h (6:30pm): Return to Bordeaux.
The tour ends at the starting point.
We visited three different chateaux, Chateau de Batailley, Chateau Camensac and Chateau Cantenac-Brown. Different chateaux are selected on different days. At each chateau a third... Vicki Wiebe
21 May – 29 Oct: Wednesday
Approx. 9.5 hours
Start time: 0915h (09:15am)
Duration: Approx. 9.5 hours
Hotel pick-up not provided. 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.
The tour ends at the starting point
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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