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Wine Tasting at the Saint Emilion Vineyards

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Key facts

Where: Bordeaux , France Duration: Approx. 8 hours

Highlights

  • Discover why Saint-Emilion, the vineyard and the landscape are listed by the UNESCO as World Heritage Sites

Overview

On this day-long excursion travel to one of the world’s most famous vineyard regions, Saint Emilion. The Saint-Emilion vineyards are located in the north-east part of the Gironde department, on hillsides overlooking the Dordogne valley.

Spread across 5 400 ha, this region boasts of no less than 822 winegrowers. Vines grow all around this medieval town and create an unimaginably picturesque scene. Most of the vineyards are family-owned. It is said that the Romans planted vineyards here as early as the 2nd century A.D.

Due to its fascinating Romanesque churches and ruins stretching all along steep and narrow streets and its vineyards, Saint Emilion is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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 tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saint Emilion.

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

0915h (9:15am): Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office city-center.

1000h (10:00am): Guided tour and tasting at a classified growth (either Château Beau-Séjour Bécot or Château Figeac).

1130h (11:30am): Visit followed by a wine-grower‘s lunch at Chateau Haut-Sarpe.

1430h (2:30pm): Tour of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Visit the Romansque church and a monolithic church carved from a limestone cliff.

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

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Reviews

The tour was arranged in a perfect way! We visited 2 vineyards and had wine degustation there. In one winery we had a tasty and huge lunch! After tasting we visited the city of... Sergey Polev

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

19 May – 27 Oct: Monday

Duration

Approx. 8 hours

Start time

Start time: 0915h (09:15am)
Duration: Approx. 8 hours

Meeting point

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.

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 tasting sessions
  • 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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  • "picturesque views, excelent wine!" The tour was arranged in a perfect way! We visited 2 vineyards and had wine degustation there. In one winery we had a tasty and huge lunch! After tasting we visited the city of...
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