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St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux

  • Guided wine tasting at a Grand Cru wine estate
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Bordeaux
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux
From US$71.06
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Morning Departure
Small-Group St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux departing at 9am
Afternoon Departure
Small-Group St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux departing at 2pm
The UNESCO World Heritage-listed village of Saint-Emilion is also one of Bordeaux’s most famous wine appellations. On this tour, enjoy wine tasting at a Grand Cru classified chateau, explore the historic village on a guided walking tour, and enjoy free time for shopping and sightseeing.
What to Expect
After pickup from central Bordeaux, set out on the around 45-minute journey to Saint-Emilion, traveling by air-conditioned minibus. Along the way, stop to visit a Grand Cru classified wine chateau in the Saint Emilion wine region and enjoy a tour of the estate. As you stroll around the vineyards, learn about the winemaking process, the importance of ‘terroir’, and the different ‘cru’ classifications of French wine. Finally, sample a selection of Bordeaux wines during a guided tasting.

Continue to the hilltop town of Saint-Emilion and enjoy a guided 45-minute walking tour of the picturesque medieval village. After taking in the highlights, enjoy free time to purchase lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, browse the shops, or visit the town’s wine cellars.

Depending on time and your group’s preferences, there may also be chance to stop at another winery on the way back to Bordeaux.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Stunning place, amazing guide, but a little disappointing

St Emilion is absolutely stunning and our guide, Hugo, was awesome (very friendly and very knowledgeable); however, we were a group of six and all of us were a left a little disappointed. I was the organiser of this trip, and I felt like it...More

1  Thank LouiseSKane
ophorus, Manager at Ophorus Bordeaux Wine Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour Louise, Thank you for your review. I do get your point about the 1 tasting, but the tour is clearly advertised as being Saint Emilion Village & Wines. Therefore, it is difficult to organize more than one wine tasting is such as short period...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Beautiful and interesting

We participated the half day tour with my Niece. We left in the morning (be in time!) and it was comfortable to sit in the comfortable air-conditioned car and listening the explanation about wine making in Bordeaux area. Visited a winery inside-outside and tasted 3...More

Thank Eszter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Tour with an excellent guide

We really enjoyed our tour of St. Emilion. Our guide Simon was very engaging and had a lot of interesting information to share with us along the way. He was very accommodating for our children and had a car seat ready for our 7 year...More

Thank AnnMarie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour

Amazing tour with a great tour guide. We did the half day and went to one tasting but he organised another ad hoc on the streets of Saint emillion. Highly recommend

Thank Nudge P
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile
Good tour guide, lame wine tasting tour.

We loved our tour guide but I did not feel it was the best wine tasting experience, given we only tasted three wines at one winery....However if you’re looking for a more traditional history tour, it’s great. Overall, Not impressed for value. Any time I’ve...More

4  Thank M-Locht
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12 July 2018|
Response from Eszter F | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kawan... ask the organizer company, Im just another traveler. 🙂
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