Bordeaux, St Emilion Small-Group Tour With Wine Tasting

Day Trips & Excursions in Bordeaux

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Small Group Guided full Day tour to explore one of the most famous and beautiful Wine Region in France. 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.
The tour will start by minibus to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of Bordeaux's largest winemaking appellations:Saint Emilion.You will meet your guide at 8.15am in front of Bordeaux Tourist Office. Your journey will then start at the charming preserved medieval village ( around 30 minutes drive from the City) with picturesque scenery , a remarkable example of a historical vineyard that has got through the ages.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!Time to head 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,your guided tour will end at 4.30pm but you will be able to stroll the City at your own pace.

What’s included

  • Transport from and to Bordeaux City by minibus
  • Visit of a Saint Emilion vineyard + Wine Tastings
  • One hour Guided Visit of the Authentic Village of St Emilion
  • Two hours Guided walking tour of Bordeaux City

What’s not included

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