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Secrets of Great Wines Tour in Bordeaux

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Key facts

Where: Bordeaux , France Duration: Approx. 9 hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy wine tastings and a sumptuous lunch
  • Visit the historic wine district of Les Chartrons

Overview

Bordeaux is synonymous with wine and an extraordinary heritage and boasts of no less than 5000 chateaus. Set out on a day-long sightseeing excursion of the city and the vineyards, including the historic wine merchant's district, ‘Les Chartrons’.

Wine merchants had their imposing buildings here, from where they ran their wine business. Little remains now except for a couple of structures.

Depending on the day of the week, you will visit either the prestigious Saint-Emilion area or the Médoc area, both world-famous for their wines.

Itinerary

Arrive at the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet 33080 Bordeaux Cedex. Your bilingual guide (English and French) will meet you here. Board an air-conditioned coach and set out for a wine tour in Chartrons, located in the neighborhood of Bordeaux, and learn the secret of great wines.

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

0930h (09:30am): Enjoy a guided tour of the Les Chartrons district and tasting at a wine merchant's cellar.

1215h (12:15pm): Lunch and tasting in the restaurant.

1330h (01:30pm): Depart from Bordeaux and proceed for a tour of two wine châteaux with tasting in Médoc or visit of a wine château and tour of the medieval village Saint-Emilion, a region known for its exceptional wines.

1830h (6:30pm): Return to Bordeaux.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr – 15 Nov: Wednesday and Saturday

Duration

Approx. 9 hours

Start time

Start time: 0930h (09:30am)
Duration: Approx. 9 hours

Meeting point

Hotel pick-up not provided. The tour starts from 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)
  • Lunch
  • Wine tastings

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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