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Secrets of Great Wines Tour in Bordeaux

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Key Highlights
  • Enjoy wine tastings and a sumptuous lunch
  • Visit the historic wine district of Les Chartrons
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr – 14 Nov: Wednesday and 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

  • Overview & Itinerary
    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:

    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
    Inclusions
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Bilingual guide (English and French)
    • Traditional lunch with local products
    • Wine tastings
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info
    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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