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2 Day - Combined Discovery wine tour
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Departure from Bordeaux

March to November included



Total: 240



On this 2 days Bordeaux wine tour based in the recently declared UNESCO world heritage city of Bordeaux your driver-guide will take you to the most famous wine producing regions of the Bordeaux vineyard to make you discover the best of Bordeaux wines. Pick up will be at centrally located Bordeaux Tourism office, near the Grand Theater.

From the famous Grand Cru Classé of the Médoc to the more intimate garage wines that produce only 3000 bottles a year in Saint Emilion, this tour has been designed to bring you where wine tasting has become an art. These two tours are the perfect introduction to Bordeaux wines for those who wish to to comprehend the different techniques involved during the wine making process, understand the relationship between the wine grower and his/her vineyard and most of all get the feel and authenticity in a region where traditions and values are as deeply rooted as the vineyard itself.

Certainly one of the main features of the tour will be the visit and wine tasting in some of the most famous Classified growth Chateau's of the different appellations: Margaux, Saint Julien, Pauillac, Saint Emilion or Pomerol.


9.30am This morning depart for the right bank of the Garonne River and head towards the Saint Emilion wine region known for its red wines and where Merlot has become the predominant grape variety. As you drive to the area, thanks to an on board P/A system your guide will introduce you to the area and give you general information on the Bordeaux wine region through live commentaries.
First discover the small appellation of Pomerol and see some of the most famous Chateau's such as Petrus or Cheval Blanc. Then, enjoy your first visit and wine tasting session in one of our selected Classified growth chateau of the St Emilion region. Continue to the village and enjoy a second visit and tasting in a selected winery. After some free time for lunch and personal discovery head towards the third Chateau for a final visit and tasting session. Finally, return to Bordeaux by 5.30pm

9.30am This morning your tour will depart for the left bank of the Garonne River towards the Medoc wine producing region. Here the main grape varieties include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.
As you drive to the area, thanks to an on board P/A system, your guide will introduce you to the area and give you general information on the Bordeaux wine region through live commentaries.First stop at one of the classified "Cru Bourgeois" chateau for a visit and wine tasting session. Then, follow the Castle road, the famous D2, along which most of the famous wineries of the region are located. Stop for pictures on the way and enjoy some free time for lunch in Pauillac. In the afternoon, you will visit and wine taste in 2 other selected classified growth chateaus that were incorporated in the 1855 Classification. Return to Bordeaux by 6.00pm

Inclusions / Exclusions


1. 5 visits and tastings in selected wineries
2. Walking tour of St Emilion village
3. Small group tours of 8 passengers maximum
4. On board P/A system
5. Live commentaries during driving time
6. Bottled water in the minivan
7. English speaking driver guide
8. Travel in recent, comfortable and fully equipped minivans

9. Free Wifi access on board


1. Accommodation
2. Personal insurance or expenses
3. Entrance fees unless mentioned
4. Meals and drinks
5. Gratuities for the driver/guide

Meeting point

Bordeaux tourism office: 12 cours du 30 Juillet 33000 Bordeaux


Pick up information

Hotel pick up not available

Tour returns to departure point

Additional information

Additional information

- Tour requires minimum 2 passengers to operate
- Maximum 8 persons per tour
- Days of the tours can be switched around
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible

Price information

- Prices are listed as a guide only
- Child prices are applicable for children aged 4 - 12 years
- Tour is not suitable for infants
- Prices are per person
- Currency is in Euro

Services: Child Seat - 4 To 10 Years Old
Possible languages: English