Bordeaux Way of Life
for epicureans who want to discover the real Bordeaux
BORDEAUX WITH ELODIE
Private Multiday Tour
Bordeaux Way of Life
starting at 1370€ for the party
3 Full days
English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise
Discover how wine is made and understand the specificity of Bordeaux wines
Learn about Bordeaux history, its culinary specialties and its culture
Explore one of the beautiful medieval village of France, Saint Emilion
Enjoy a day by the seaside, climbing the largest sand dune in Europe and pairing some fresh oysters with local dry white wine
Bordeaux city (including Cité du Vin) / Saint Emilion / Arcachon Bay
3 day itinerary:
DAY 1 BORDEAUX CITY
Discover the beautiful city of Bordeaux and our brand new wine museum, the "Cité du Vin".
10AM Walk around the city of Bordeaux with your local guide and discover the secrets of our wonderful town. Choose the theme of your tour: historic, culinary, “like a local”… or ask us for a customized tour!
1PM Lunch at a local restaurant downtown Bordeaux or at the “7”, restaurant of the Cité du Vin, our amazing new interactive wine museum…
3PM Visit the “Cité du Vin”
6PM Arrive at your hotel
DAY 2 SAINT EMILION
10AM Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).
11AM Visit a top winery in Saint Emilion (family owned estate) and taste its wines.
12.30PM Lunch in the town of Saint Emilion or on a terrace at a winery, among the vines.
3PM Visit a top winery in Pomerol and taste the wines of the estate.
Discover the town of Saint Emilion and drive through top wineries of Saint Emilion and Pomerol…
5PM Complimentary wine tasting in a local wine store in the heart of the town of Saint Emilion
Visit another winery in Saint Emilion and taste its wines.
6/6.30PM Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux
DAY 3 ARCACHON
9.30AM Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location).
11AM Discover the Dune du Pyla, largest sand dune in Europe and climb it!
1PM Lunch at a charming local restaurant; discover the local seafood including the wonderful oysters…
Lunch at a oyster farmer cabin (fresh oysters and other seafood + dry white wine….yum!)…also the oyster farmer will explain everything about his/her job…
During the afternoon, you have a few options:
- Enjoy the seaside and relax on a sand beach…
- Go for 2h on a private boat ride on a “pinasse”, typical local boat (starting at 300€/boat) **
- Stroll on a boat during 1h30 all around the “bird island” (20€/guest)
6.30PM Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux
** 2 hour tour on a traditional “pinasse”, typical boats from the Bay of Arcachon: Navigate between the oyster parks in small channels, along traditional villages and small beaches of the Peninsula… You will have the opportunity to discover Birds’ Island and its huts/cabins built on stilts (the “cabanes tchanquées”), the Cape Ferret Peninsula small fishing villages and beaches, the Pilat Dune, the Arguin oyster Bank, the very heart of the Bay and the Leyre river delta, the picturesque Oyster Farming Ports…
Taste some delicious fresh oysters paired with a local dry white wine (extra fee).
Wineries visited / Organization / Price
Example of wineries visited during your day in St Emilion (this list is not exhaustive):
Chateau Canon, Chateau Figeac, Chateau Pavie, Chateau Beausejour Becot, Chateau Troplong Mondot, Chateau du Tailhas, Chateau Beauregard, Chateau Franc Mayne, Chateau de Ferrand, Chateau Gazin, Chateau de Sales, Chateau Guadet, Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere, Chateau de la Rivière, Chateau Fomplegade...
Each visit usually lasts between 1 and 2 hours and includes a presentation of the vineyard, of the history of the chateau, a guided tour of the vat room and cellars. Your tour finishes with a tasting of the wine(s) of the estate.
wine tasting in a store in Saint Emilion,
your local guide/driver.
Not included: Winery visit fees, entrance fee to the wine museum (20€/person), meals, any personal expenses, airfares, accommodation.
1370€ (1 to 3 guests)
1490€ (4 to 5 guests)
1610€ (6 to 8 guests)
Please note that there may be an extra charge
if departure and arrival are not in Bordeaux city center.