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Medoc half day wine tour
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Departure from Bordeaux / Bassens ports of call

All year except December 25th, January 1st


1: From 08:30 to 13:00 / 2: From 14:00 to 18:30


1: 04:30 / 2: 04:30

Total: 290


The Medoc area covers approximately 5,700 hectares of declared vineyards, annually producing on average 300,000 hectoliters of wine. Of the grape varieties permitted, 50% of the viticultural area is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and to a lesser extent Petit Verdot and Malbec. Also allowed within the AOC regulations are the varieties Cabernet Franc and Carménère. The region you will head to spans from the mouth of the river down south and includes the four famous communes of St-Estephe, Pauillac, St. Julien and Margaux.

Today, depart from your ship and head towards the famous Medoc wine region. During this half day tour you will experience a visit and wine tasting session in 2 Classified growths or Cru Bourgeois estate that have been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. During these visits you will learn all there is to know about the history of the estate, the wine making process as well as the techniques used during the wine making. The visits are followed by a wine tasting session.

You will also follow the Chateau road to admire some of the most famous chateaus such as Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer or Chateau Cantenac Brown. Return to ship.

Inclusions / Exclusions


1. Reservation for 2 Classified wineries
2. Follow the Chateau road
3. Pick up and return at ship
4. English speaking driver guide
5. Travel in recent, comfortable and fully equipped minivans
6. Bottled water in the minivan
7. Free Wifi access on board


1. Tasting fees, entrance fees
2. Meals and drinks
3. Personal expenses
4. Gratuities for the driver/guide

Meeting point

Pick up at ship in Bordeaux or Bassens ports of call

Pick up information

Pick up at ship in Bordeaux or Bassens ports of call

Drop off at ship in Bordeaux or Bassens ports of call

Additional information

Additional information

- This tour departs from Bordeaux or Bassens ports of call
- Tour is for 8 passengers maximum per vehicle
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible

Price information

- Program and Prices are listed as a guide only
- Prices are per minivan (not per person)
- Currency is in EUR

Possible languages: English, Español, Français