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Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux

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Overview
The medieval village of Saint-Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular Bordeaux wine region destination. Get more attention from your guide as you discover the secrets of Bordeaux wine and learn about French winemaking and classifications. Enjoy a walking tour of Saint-Emilion, three tasting sessions, and a visit to a Grand Cru Classé chateau in Pomerol.
Highlights
  • Three Bordeaux wine tastings with an expert guide to answer your questions
  • Learn about wine appellations and cru classifications of French wine
  • Walking tour of Saint-Emilion with free time to explore and buy lunch
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group of up to 8 near Place des Quinconces in central Bordeaux. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minibus, set out on the scenic drive into the heart of Bordeaux. The first stop is at a wine chateau in the Saint-Emilion region. Tour the winery, with views of the vineyards, to gain insight into winemaking. Learn about terroir, and discover Bordeaux varietals during a tasting. After a second winery visit and tasting, continue to the medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Stroll the cobbled lanes on a walking tour, before enjoying free time to browse the shops and purchase lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). Your final stop is at a Grand Cru Classé chateau in neighboring Pomerol appellation. Peek into wine cellars while your guide explains the complex system of French wine labelling and classification and you sample wines. Your tour ends at the Bordeaux departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small-group guided trip
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Guided walking tour of St Emilion village
  • Professional tour guide
  • Three wine tasting sessions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Free WiFi access on board
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • NOTE: Adult only tour, not suitable for children under 18 years of age
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • On High Frequency Dates minivan can be replaced by 19 seat minibus
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Really enjoyed the trip. Our guide Valerie was friendly, knowledgeable and great fun. Pace was perfect - nice lunch break, able to enjoy great wines with appropriate spacing between vineyards. Highly recommended.
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A great days tour expertly led by our guide Emily who made it all the more enjoyable with her expert knowledge and her sense of humour . The hospitality at each of the wine tastings was first class providing expert dialogue of a certain aspect of the wine production cycle
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We enjoyed the day trip to the vine yards and saint-Emilion. We visited 4 vineyards during the day, with an hour or so to have lunch in the village, then a short walk around Saint-Émilion with the guide. Our guide was well informed and also recommended some restaurants in
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Response from CaroleOphorus, Public Relations Manager at Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux
Responded 6 days ago
Bonjour Kiwi-graeme, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback. We are very pleased to know that you appreciated the day trip to Saint-Emilion. We carefully selected the wineries for you, it is a pleasure to read that you also enjoyed the walk in the village and the recommendations of our local guide. We look forward to seeing you back in France very soon! Kind regards, Carole from Ophorus
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Emily was such a cheerful guide with good knowledge about wine and the region. My friend and I really enjoyed this tour the whole time.
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The guide just left us as soon as we arrived in St Emilion. Gave us a map and we all got lost as we had no bearings. A walking tour would have been better at the beginning not rushed after a free time two hour lunch.
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