23 May – 31 Oct: MondayDuration
Approx. 8 hoursStart time
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
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.
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:
9:15am: Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office city-center.
10:00am: Guided tour and tasting at a classified growth (either Château Beau-Séjour Bécot ).
11:30am: Visit followed by a wine-grower‘s lunch at Chateau Haut-Sarpe.
2:30pm: Tour of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Visit the Romansque church and a monolithic church carved from a limestone cliff.
5:30pm: Return to Bordeaux by 6:00pm
The tour ends at the starting point.
Anyone under 18 years of age are not allowed to undertake this tour
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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