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  • Ophorus Tours - BORDEAUX PRIVATE FULL DAY WINE TOUR - TASTING FEES FOR 2 WINERIES

    BORDEAUX PRIVATE FULL DAY WINE TOUR - TASTING FEES FOR 2 WINERIES

    € 60.00

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    Visit & Wine tasting fees per adult in 2 carefully selected wineries during your full day wine tour in Bordeaux
  • BORDEAUX PRIVATE FULL DAY WINE TOUR - TASTING FEES FOR 3 WINERIES

    € 90.00

    /pers - all participants
    Visit & Wine tasting fees per person in 3 carefully selected wineries during your full day wine tour in Bordeaux
  • PICNIC LUNCH IN A CHATEAU WINERY OF THE BORDEAUX VINEYARD

    € 50.00

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    Take part in a wine tasting tour in a Bordeaux Chateau followed by a delicious picnic made up of local produce and wine from the estate.
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Ophorus Tours - Medoc Wine Tour Small Group Private Shore Excursion From Le Verdon

Le Verdon-sur-Mer

Medoc Wine Tour Small Group Private Shore Excursion From Le Verdon

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Medoc Full Day Wine Tour from Le Verdon with Cruise Ship Pick up

Highlights

  • Pre-booked visits to our selection of wineries
  • Taste fabulous Medoc red wines, guided by a knowledgeable hand
  • Local Tour Guide, Expert in Bordeaux Wines
  • Tour can be customized to suit your interests

Program & Itinerary

Embark on a vibrant Shore Excursion from Le Verdon Port of Call to the Medoc Wine Region of Bordeaux.In the morning, we will come and pick you up at your Ship in Le Verdon. Meet your English speaking driver / guide who is an expert on Bordeaux Wines. Once you have met your guide, he/she will go over the program and itinerary of the day with you. Then, board your comfortable, air conditioned vehicle ...

Embark on a vibrant Shore Excursion from Le Verdon Port of Call to the Medoc Wine Region of Bordeaux.

Meet your English speaking local guide who is an expert in Bordeaux wines.

In the morning, we will come and pick you up at your Ship in Le Verdon. Meet your English speaking driver / guide who is an expert on Bordeaux Wines. Once you have met your guide, he/she will go over the program and itinerary of the day with you. Then, board your comfortable, air conditioned vehicle and begin to make your way to the Medoc wine producing region. 

Depart for the Medoc wine region

Departing from Le Verdon Cruise Port, this Bordeaux private tour will take you to some of the most famed wine producing appellations of Bordeaux. With a full day wine tasting tour in the Medoc, you’ll discover one of France’s most admired wine-growing regions. Beginners and seasoned wine connoisseurs alike will find plenty to love on this guided tour of Medoc led by local experts.

Drawing on local knowledge and a real love of wine, our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will fill you in on this unique and beautiful region, and you’ll discover what makes Medoc wines so special.

During this full day tour, you will visit two or three wineries in the local area, which are carefully selected Classified Growth Chateaux or Cru Bourgeois estates. This gives you a chance to gain an excellent understanding of the wines produced here, whether as an introduction to wines or to expand on your existing knowledge.

Enjoy a scenic drive along the mythical ‘Route des Chateaux’ or castle road, which is a road lined with several renowned wineries. After this, you’ll have some free time for lunch in Pauillac (at own expense).

Afternoon winery tours in the Medoc

In the afternoon, you’ll partake in 1 or 2 more Chateaux visits and tastings depending on the timing of your ship. Once you’ve been guided around the Medoc wine region and Bordeaux, you’ll gain expert knowledge of this world-renowned winemaking region.

On an Ophorus Medoc guided tour participate in a commented tasting session of the rich reds that the area is famous for. In addition to the local wines, you’ll find the delightful surroundings of the various wine estates a perfect way in which to appreciate the region’s rural beauty. You’ll find the local guides both knowledgeable and friendly, making a real difference to your experience for the day. Travel in comfort on our luxury minivan, and you’ll soon be on your way to discovering the wonders of Medoc wines. This tour requires a minimum of 2 adults to operate.

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  • Pick up at your Cruise Ship in Le Verdon

  • Visit and wine tasting at 1st winery

  • Visit and wine tasting at 2nd winery

  • Free time for lunch in Pauillac

  • Visit and wine tasting at 3rd winery

  • Drop off at Cruise Ship in Le Verdon Cruise Port

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Ophorus Tours - Medoc Wine Tour Small Group Private Shore Excursion From Le Verdon
Ophorus Tours - Medoc Wine Tour Small Group Private Shore Excursion From Le Verdon

Know before you book

  • If you want to share your tour with others, you can put it on Cruise Critic. Most of the time this gives good results. You must do this yourself as we are not accepted on their site as a professional business. We accept split payment transactions by credit card.
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  • Small group, personalized experiences
  • 8 hour Private Tour to Medoc from Le Verdon
  • Worry free shore Excursion, guaranteed return to Ship
  • Tasting fees can be included during the booking process
  • Tour involves some walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Prices are per group from 2 to 8 persons - Larger groups please contact us
  • Chateaux reservations will be made once the booking is confirmed
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available for travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Meeting point

Le Verdon Port of Call

Departure

Pick up at Cruise Ship – Le Verdon Port of Call.
Please proceed to exit where your guide will be waiting for you with a sign bearing lead traveler name.

Return

Drop off at Cruise Ship in Le Verdon Port of Call

Included / excluded

Included

  • Pick up and drop off at Cruise Ship in Le Verdon
  • Pre-booking in 2 or 3 Selected wineries
  • English speaking driver wine/guide
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • Travel in fully equipped A/C minivans
  • Wifi on board the vehicle

Excluded

  • Tasting fees in the wineries
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Gratuities for the guide

FAQ

  • What type of vehicles are used during a Bordeaux Shore Excursion?

    Our company uses only premium cars & minivans that are recent, comfortable and fully equipped including individual A/C, shaded windows and large leg space.
  • Who conducts these Bordeaux Shore Excursions?

    We only employ accredited and licensed tour guides that are also the drivers for all tours that need visits to be conducted by certified guides. 

    In some regions, where wine tours prevail (Bordeaux) the tours are conducted by professional local guides, that are experts in Wines.
  • What should I expect on a Shore Excursion with Ophorus?

    As a specialized France Tour Operator and tours & activities provider, we organize worry free shore excursions departing from all cruise ports in France. Our professional team of travel advisors, drivers and guides speak fluent English, are experts in the destination and all our shore excursions take place on board premium vehicles.

    All our shore excursions in France include pick up and drop off at your ship, once you have exited the Cruise Port terminal. We will always indicate where your driver/guide will be waiting for you. Our itineraries and programs are customized to suit your needs and never include side visits or stops that you had not confirmed. We guarantee your return to ship on time and have a very flexible cancellation policy. All tours can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the tour.

    All our shore excursions are for small groups only, we do not cater for groups larger than 20 persons. Typically, we use premium minivans that will take up to 7 or 8 persons maximum. If your group is larger, then we will provide a small minibus but no larger than 20 passenger seats.
  • Can we choose which wineries we will visit on this trip to Medoc?

    Yes, we will be happy to make the pre-bookings for your winery tours of Medoc. Please note that most wineries open their doors to visitors but some high end wineries such as Chateau Margaux, Chateau La Tour and a few others do not welcome any visitors. Also, it is important to mention that we only make the required Chateau reservations once you have booked your tour with Ophorus.
  • How many / much wines are served in the Wineries?

    In Bordeaux, the Wineries will typically serve 1 to 3 wines during the tasting sessions. It is always the wine produced by the chateau that will be tasted. Usually the first and second wine of the estate.

    Important note: For all our guests who have experienced wine tours in other countries, please note that the average pour of wine in Bordeaux is less important than in other destinations. Even though we strive to work with Wineries that are more generous, they remain the only ones that can determine the quantity of wine poured in a glass.
  • Are the Winery Tours private in Bordeaux?

    Yes, we do our best to privatize the wine tasting sessions during our Private Bordeaux Shore Excursions. This means that you will follow a private visit of the winery, followed by a private commented wine tasting session.
  • Should I bring something specific for this Shore Excursion?

    Always check the weather before you follow one of our shore excursions. By doing so, adapt your clothing to the local weather conditions. On one of our shore excursions we will not require you to bring your passport but it is always better to have some type of ID just in case. We strongly recommend that you bring with you a photocopy of any ID. Good walking shoes are always recommended in France as you never know on what type of grounds you might be walking.
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