The Majestic Medoc

Day Trips & Excursions in Bordeaux

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Starting from Bordeaux discover the famous Medoc wine region.Packed with 3 chateaux, lunch and a very French "aperitif", (light snack), this tour is the ultimate Medoc full day tour. A cut above the rest.Visit Châteaux in the famous Margaux and Saint Julien Appellations, with very distinct flavor profiles and unique architecture.Discover the scenic “route des Châteaux” (wine road) and be amazed by the number of Châteaux you will see. Like the wine they produce, all have their own character.End the tour with a French touch "aperitif" (snacks and wine) in a family property, before heading back to Bordeaux.A maximum of 8 participants for each group guarantees personalized attention and fun atmosphere.No hidden extras.EVERYTHING INCLUDED.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Decanter ToursITINERARY 9:30   Meeting point across the street from the Cité du Vin (The Wine City) where your guide will be waiting for you.             Departure from Bordeaux  to the Medoc area.    10:30  Arrive at your first Classified Growth Chateau for a visit and tasting in the Margaux appellation.  12:00 Lunch in a delightful setting in the town of Margaux or in the park of a Château* (one glass of wine per person included).   2:15 Visit and tasting at another famous Classified Growth chateau in the St Julien appellation.   4:00   French aperitif hour - drink and a light snack of red wine, French bread, charcuterie etc.. all on the rooftop overlooking the vines to end the day.  4:30  Departure for Bordeaux. Practical information : Wear sensible shoes and layers. Cellars can be cool and we may walk through the vines. Each visit last between 1 to 1-1/2 hrs. and is conducted by an English speaking guide in the chateaux. The visits cover the vines, grape varieties, wine making  and end with a tasting of several wines.   Please be on time for departure. * depending on the availabilities and weather.Duration: 7 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch with a glass of wine per person included
  • Transportation in a Mercedes mid-sized van, 9 seats with wifi
  • Driver/ local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Small-group tour for personalized attention
  • Snacks (Apéritif at the Château)
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Decanter Tours

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up.
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