Bordeaux Shore Excursion: Private St-Emilion Half-Day Trip

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Bordeaux Shore Excursion: Private St-Emilion Half-Day Trip information and booking

4 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Bordeaux cruise port
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
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Tour description provided by Viator

St Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a beautiful place to spend your time in port in Bordeaux. On this half-day shore excursion, you’ll tour this charming French village. Walk along the original city walls and climb the steep cobblestone streets, exploring wine cellars, artisan studios and art galleries with your guide. You’ll also have free time to enjoy a wine tasting, or you can pay a visit to the famous underground church carved out of solid limestone. Numbers are limited to eight people, ensuring personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.

When your ship arrives in Bordeaux, allow this small-group Bordeaux shore excursion to show you the best of the charming village of St Emilion. Named after a Breton monk from the eighth century whose followers started wine production in the area, St Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the principal red wine areas of the Bordeaux wine region.After the scenic drive, you’ll have a 45-minute guided walking tour of St Emilion. You’ll then get free time to explore this sleepy town on your own. Grab some lunch, stroll the narrow streets full of beautiful building or engage in retail therapy in the local shops. You can even enjoy a wine tasting in one of the many wine cellars in the village before returning to your cruise ship in Bordeaux.Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Bordeaux port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Guided walking tour of the village
  • Optional wine tasting session
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (maximum 8 people)
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee
  • Free wifi access on board

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified