Full Day Saint-Emilion Grand Cru and guided visit of the village

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guided visit: medieval village of Saint-Emilion (UNESCO World Heritage Classified in 1999)

  • Visit and wine tasting: beautiful family run estate (“Saint-Emilion Grand Cru” or “Pomerol”)

  • Vineyard visit and wine tasting: “Grand Cru Classé chateau” (prestigious classified growth estate)

  • Wine tasting class: learn wine tasting tips and recognise aromas

  • Picnic at a prestigious “Grand Cru Classé chateau”

INCLUDED

TASTING 4/5 wines
FOOD Picnic lunch (included)
LANGUAGE English and/or French
GROUP 8
TRANSPORT Minivan
SCHEDULE 10.00 AM to 04.00 PM
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Spend a day visiting the famous Saint Emilion wine region with our local experts. You will enjoy a guided tour of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion (UNESCO World Heritage Classified in 1999), 2 chateaux visits and wine tastings of at least 4 wines, and a picnic in a prestigious “Grand Cru Classé” chateau (classified growth estate). This full day wine tour of Saint-Emilion leaves and returns to Bordeaux city centre.

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10.00am – Your Saint-Emilion wine tour begins 

Meet your friendly guide in the centre of Bordeaux city at the tourist office. Climb aboard your luxury minivan for the day and set off for the drive from Bordeaux to the vineyards of St.Emilion.

Your guide is an expert in the Bordeaux and St.Emilion region and will introduce the Saint-Emilion appellation and all you need to know about it as you go.

11.00am – Arrival at Saint-Emilion 

You've arrived in the famous winemaking village of Saint-Emilion! Start your day tour with a guided tour of the medieval village which was classified in 1999 as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

12.00pm – Enjoy your lunch break at a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé chateau

It's time to visit your first St.Emilion chateau of the day for a tour and wine tasting! Enjoy a walk through the chateau's vineyards, a guided tasting of two of their wines, learn wine tasting tips and enjoy a picnic with local French produce. 

2.00pm – Continue your wine tour with a visit and tasting at a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru chateau 

After lunch your guide will take you on to your second chateau visit of the day. Discover the wine-making techniques of the chateau which allow the wine maker to transform grapes into wine! And finally taste at least two wines from the château. 

4.00pm – Return to Bordeaux city-center 

After your second visit it will be time to climb aboard your minivan for the drive back to Bordeaux center where you will arrive at 4pm.

Do not hesitate to ask your local guide for his favourite restaurants or wine bars! 

village Saint-Emilion
tasting at a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru chateau 
discovery of winemaking techniques

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

  • Up to 24 hours before tour = 100% refund
  • Less than 24 hours before tour = no refund
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, "à la Française" will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.

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Meeting point*


Access Tramway line B and C
Please be there 10 minutes before the tour departure (9.50am)


Monument aux girondins
2792 Place des quinconces
33000 Bordeaux


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