Saint Emilion Classified Growth Morning


  • Visit a beautiful family run estate, part of the prestigious Classified Growth estates of St-Emilion

  • Guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage medieval village of St Emilion

  • Aperitif with traditional French produce


TASTING 2/3 wines
FOOD Aperitif
LANGUAGE English and/or French
SCHEDULE 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM
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Enjoy a small-group wine tour in the most famous Bordeaux wine appellation: Saint-Emilion! Discover and taste the beautiful Merlot wines of the local chateaux and experience a cultural tour of the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saint Emilion.

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9:00am – Your tour starts at 9am where you will meet your friendly, local guide in front of the Bordeaux tourist office. The drive to Saint Emilion is around 40 minutes. On the way your guide will share his extensive local knowledge about our region, our wines and our culture. He / she will be more than happy to answer all your questions!

9:45am – The first stop on the tour is a guided visit of the historic village of Saint-Emilion. Enjoy an informative walking tour in the little streets of the old town of Saint Emilion dating back to the 9th century and still perfectly preserved thanks to its classification on the UNESCO heritage list. The village is located at the top of a hill and offers breathtaking views on the surrounding St Emilion vineyards. 

10:45am – Time for some wine tasting at a Grand Cru Classe chateau! You will be warmly welcomed at a beautiful Classified Growth chateau just outside the village of St Emilion. Your chateau tour will start with a walk in the vineyards, followed by a tour of the cellars. You'll find out all about the wine making process from the grape to the bottle. And most importantly; enjoy a tasting of 2 wines from the chateau. Your wine tasting will be accompanied by an aperitive platter (includes dry sausage, french cheese and dark chocolate).

12:00pm – Time to leave St Emilion and drive back to Bordeaux.

Around 1.00pm – Arrive in Bordeaux, in time to take another tour in the afternoon if you wish…




Historical village Bordeaux Saint-Emilion
medieval village of St Emilion guided tour
Bordeaux tasting morning
Morning excursion to Saint-Emilion


  • Up to 24 hours in advance : 100% refund
  • Under 24 hours in advance : no refund
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise will contact the customer to reschedule or refund the total amount.

Map of meeting point

Meeting point*

Access Tramway line B and C

In front of the Bordeaux Tourist Office
12 cours du 30 Juillet
33000 Bordeaux

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