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Secrets of Great Wines Tour in Bordeaux

  • When does it run?
    03 Apr – 30 Oct: Wednesday & Saturday
  • Start time
    09:30am
  • Duration
    Approx. 9 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and French)
  • Traditional lunch with local products
  • Wine tastings
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

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

Overview

Take a sip and taste the flavours as you swirl them around your mouth. You might well be in wine, heaven!

Want to know about its flavoursome secrets? Then this tour will be perfect for you. 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. Discover and taste as you tour to reveal these regions wine secrets.

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. Whichever you visit, the wine is the attraction, sip, savour and enjoy!

About your guide:
Looking for the perfect Bordeaux experience? Then the Office du Tourisme de Bordeaux will help you find your tour. You are in wine country, then they will ensure you find the tour that will suit your palette.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    03 Apr – 30 Oct: Wednesday & Saturday

  • Duration

    Approx. 9 hours

  • Start time

    09:30am

  • Meeting Point

    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

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:

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

    12:15pm: Lunch and tasting in the restaurant.

    1:30pm: Depart from Bordeaux and proceed for a tour of two wine châteaux with tasting in Médoc (Saturdays) or visit of a wine château and tour of the medieval village Saint-Emilion (Wednesdays), a region known for its exceptional wines.

    6:30pm: Return to Bordeaux.

    The tour ends at the starting point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and French)
  • Traditional lunch with local products
  • Wine tastings
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Anyone under 18 years of age are not allowed to undertake this tour

People must be able to walk without difficulty from the museum to the restaurant, around 1 hour through the small streets and nice squares

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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