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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

  • Private tours

  • Private transportation

  • 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

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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…

Picture time!

 

5PM                Complimentary wine tasting in a local wine store in the heart of the town of Saint Emilion

 

OR

 

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…

OR

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.

 

Included:  

  • Booking/organization,  

  • private transportation,  

  • 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.

 

PRICE

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.

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Oldest bridge

Beautiful stone bridge of Bordeaux, built under the order of Napoleon