Full Day Guided Bordeaux & Saint Emilion with Wine Tastings by High Speed Train

Day Trips & Excursions in France

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This full day tour will make you travel from Paris by High Speed train to explore one of the most famous wine region in France and also one of the most beautiful. A guided walking tour of Bordeaux,world heritage site filled with magnificent preserved classical and neoclassical architecture. And Saint Emilion, worldwide known for its Grand Cru Wine, its best wineries and for some hidden treasures of its village.
You will meet up our Representative at the Montparnasse train Station at 6.30am. Two hours later , you will arrive at Bordeaux : the very essence of Elegance.The guide will welcome you at the Saint Jean Station.  Your journey will start in a small group tour by minibus to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of Bordeaux's largest winemaking appellations:Saint Emilion ( around 30 minutes away from the City),The charming preserved medieval village with picturesque scenery is  a remarkable example of a historical vineyard that has got through the ages.It is located on the hillside.Your guide will take you wandering the village through the cobblestone streets You will find the incredible monolithic church in the city centre,centuries-old square, some architectural remains from Romans and many more.  You will also learn all about the secrets of winemaking by visiting a local wine producer with a tour of his estate and end up using the different steps involved in tasting wine to the "fully enjoy the taste in your mouth"! Back to Bordeaux by minibus your guide will recommend some places for lunch. You will get 1hour 30 before returning at the meeting point to start a guided walking tour of the city.You will discover some fascinating sites such as St André Cathedral,the Monument des Girondins: the most delicious symbol-filled fountain, the Grand Theatre... You will be taken to the magical and unique Royal Square, the Pont de Pierre connecting the historic city center of the Garonne River to la Bastide ( left to right bank).The 15th Century Big Bell, the Beaux Arts Museum: one of the largest Art Museum in France, the Place de la Bourse, symbol of Bordeaux with its Water Mirrors creating a reflection of the 18th Century Building will captivate you. The outstanding atmosphere via the Medieval side of the City will make your day very special. Then,from 4.30pm till 5.45pm,you will have free time to wander around the City.Meet the guide in front of Bordeaux Tourist Office for a drop to the station and a return back by High Speed train to the French Capital at 8.42pm ( approx.).

What’s included

  • Transport from and to Bordeaux by minibus
  • 1 hour guided visit of the Saint Emilion village.
  • Visit of a Saint Emilion vineyard and wine tastings
  • 2 hours guided Visit of Bordeaux
  • Round trip on TGV ( High Speed Train) from Paris,

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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