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Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

Discover Bordeaux from the River Garonne onboard the yacht, Le Luna. Enjoy a different perspective on the historic city with expert commentary as you sip on your choice of wine, hot drink or soft drink, and enjoy a piece of canelé cake. From the river, see some of the most famous sights of the city including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gothic Cathedral. Admire 18th and 19th-century mansions and art museums. Learn about the rich history of the city from your expert guide as your cruise along on a vintage post-war yacht. Enjoy a glass of local wine and a small traditional cake from the region, known as a canelé.

Saint-Émilion: Grand Cru Classé Winery Visit and Tasting

Saint-Émilion: Grand Cru Classé Winery Visit and Tasting

During this tour. you will see 2 different winery styles. First, discover a traditional winery with an authentic cellar and typical architecture of Saint Emilion, producing a traditional style of wine for the region. The second winery is a forward-looking one with modern cellar on the cutting edge of technology. Discover how the winemakers use cutting-edge technology and viticulture techniques to perfect the winemaking process and produce a different, innovate style of wine. Learn all about the winemaking process from the vines, the varietals, the aging, and everything around it. The visit will be followed by the tasting of 3 Saint Emilion Grand Cru wines, from the different estates with an introduction to wine tasting technics.

Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Explore Bordeaux from a new perspective with a river cruise on the Garonne with live commentary. Sail into the heart of the French wine region and admire the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Port de la Lune. Learn about the architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance as you relax on board. Make your way to the pontoon close to Pont de Pierre and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Settle down on your boat and start your cruise along the Garonne river. Listen to live commentary from your guide as you admire the beautiful buildings that line the riverbanks. Pass by the Place de la Bourse historical square, the district of Saint-Pierre, and the iconic Cite du Vin.

Bordeaux: Cité du Vin Direct Ticket and Wine Tasting

Bordeaux: Cité du Vin Direct Ticket and Wine Tasting

Book your entry ticket to La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, covering 18 exhibits on the theme of wine. Skip the line to enter, and then spend around 3 hours making your way through the exhibits with the aid of a hand-held digital guide available in 8 languages. Take a journey to the heart of the great history of wine. Through interactive spaces, explore vineyards all over the world, put your senses to the test, or learn a bit more about the fabulous process of winemaking. At the end of the tour, head to the 8th floor and its Belvedere for a 360-degree, panoramic view of Bordeaux and the surrounding area. Also, enjoy a glass of wine at a tasting session, choosing from a renewed selection of 15 world wines. After your visit, you can browse the on-site boutique, the wine cellar with a vast international selection, the restaurants (with one on the 7th floor offering a panoramic view), and the reading room.

From Bordeaux: Half-Day Saint-Émilion Tour and Wine Tasting

From Bordeaux: Half-Day Saint-Émilion Tour and Wine Tasting

Discover Saint-Emilion, its wines, and its history on a guided tour from Bordeaux. Visit a historic château and try 3 different high-quality wines. Meet in central Bordeaux and travel by van to the Saint Emilion wine region. First, visit the village of Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See its historical monuments on a short guided tour. Next, you will visit a castle and enjoy a tasting of 3 wines. Learn more about the specificities of this appellation, including the grape varieties and winemaking techniques used to create these unique wines.

Bordeaux: Vineyards Wine Tasting Half-Day Trip

Bordeaux: Vineyards Wine Tasting Half-Day Trip

Take a few hours to see the Bordeaux wine country on a guided tour. Discover Medoc, Saint-Emilion, Graves, and Sauternes or Entre-deux-Mers — each with its own charm. The wine region depends on the day of your visit. Depart from the Bordeaux Tourist Office and discover different types of châteaux and taste the colors of the wines according to the wine region. During the trip, your guide will explain Bordeaux wine and give a lot of information. From Tuesday to Saturday, stop at 2 wine estates, visit the technical part with the oak barrels, the vats, and learn about the wine-making process. Discover the prevalence of the seasons which shape the varieties of flavors and more. At the end of each visit, enjoy a tasting of two wines of the property with advice about the steps of the art of tasting (the quantity is limited by French law). On Sunday and Monday, the destination is Saint-Emilion, one of the most famous places in the world for wine and heritage. Follow your guide through the Saint-Emilion village to admire some of the old and remarkable buildings and go into the amazing underground church. The second part of the afternoon includes a visit to a wine estate and a tasting of two wines. On the way back to Bordeaux your guide can answer any questions or give advice. Arrive in Bordeaux in the evening. Monday: Saint-Emilion or Fronsac Tuesday: Medoc Wednesday: Graves and Sauternes Thursday: Entre-deux-Mers Friday: Bourg & Blaye Saturday: Medoc Sunday: Saint-Emilion

From Bordeaux: Afternoon Saint-Emilion Wine Tasting Trip

From Bordeaux: Afternoon Saint-Emilion Wine Tasting Trip

Take a scenic drive to the beautiful wine region of Saint-Emilion on the right bank of the Dordogne River and tour this World Heritage Site. Experience the intimacy of the private chateau, learn the secrets of wine production, discover the vat room & cellar and taste some of the finest wines. Depart Bordeaux in the afternoon and visit a "Great Classified Growth" (Grand Cru Classé) wine estate overlooking the Saint-Emilion vineyards. Hear about the wine-making process and reward yourself with an aperitif served with quality fresh bread and cheese.   Learn the steps of proper wine tasting at a tasting class. Train your nose to identify wine aromas before enjoying some fine wines. Then, take a guided tour of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion in the early evening, and discover why it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Bordeaux for a drop-off at the end of the tour.

La Rochelle: Boat trip to Fort Boyard (2h00)

La Rochelle: Boat trip to Fort Boyard (2h00)

We await you at the departure from the Old Port of La Rochelle - a port famous for its 2 towers (the Saint Nicolas Tower and the Chain Tower) Let's go for a 2-hour guided sea trip towards the legendary Fort Boyard and the coasts of the island of Aix while admiring the most beautiful views of our coastline (the coasts of La Rochelle, Île de Ré and the 'Île d'Oléron). On board a heated and spacious ship, our crew will welcome you and remain available for any questions. Comments will also be translated into English.

Saint-Émilion: Bordeaux Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

Saint-Émilion: Bordeaux Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

Dive into the world of Bordeaux wines with an intimate visit to a local family vineyard and explore their cellars. Visit the quaint medieval community of Saint-Émilion for a tour of the renowned Château Saint-Georges and taste some of their high-quality wines. Start your visit by hearing about the history of the founding family, still working on the estate after five generations. Learn about the different grape varieties used and the unique soil that heightens the quality of the wines produced at this property with a privileged location on Pavie Hill. Step into the cellar for a detailed explanation of winemaking and the aging process that takes place in the barrels. Taste a selection of their wines, which are known for their elegance and fall under the exclusive Saint-Émilion Grand Cru appellation.

From Bordeaux: Saint-Émilion Food and Wine Tour

From Bordeaux: Saint-Émilion Food and Wine Tour

Your guide will conduct the tour in english. Depart from the city center of Bordeaux aboard a van to discover Saint-Emilion, its wines, and its history. Visit 3 wineries and relax with a picnic at a Château. First, learn about the history of Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its historical monuments. Discover the secrets of this medieval town and its role as the birthplace of Bordeaux viticulture. At noon, enjoy a tasting of 3 wines at a Château winery. Indulge in a picnic from an artisanal and traditional caterer, who provides fresh, local products presented in jars, as well as charcuterie from the Basque Country, and cheese accompanied by a glass of wine. Afterward, visit a second Château winery and enjoy a tasting of 2 wines. Learn more about the specificities of this appellation, including the grape varieties and the winemaking techniques used to create these unique wines. To finish the day, go to last Château for a final tasting of 3 wines.

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Our guide, Mark, was excellent. He gave insights not only into Bordeaux’s history but also contemporary French culture—and Bordeaux wines. I would highly recommend.

Fantastic trip. Margot was wonderfully kind and informative. The chateaus were beautiful. Highly recommend!

Guide was incredible! Very charming and informative. Great views of Bordeaux and solid wines.

Our guide was knowledgeable, courteous and a good driver. I believe his name was Sebastian.

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