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Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux

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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.
  • 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
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • 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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The tour was bolstered mainly due to our tour guide. We spent about 1 hour in St Emilion for lunch and browsing on our own and then went to 3 wineries. One was quite young with few barrels in the cellar, and one of their samples was cloudy. Another was an old family winery,
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What a great day. The tour was brilliantly paced with just enough winery visits and free time in beautiful Saint-Emilion. Great fun to do with mates! Props to our guide Valerie who was very knowledgeable and friendly :)
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Hugo was a great guide! More than just a guide his knowledge of wine and the Bordeaux region was quite impressive. He was upbeat and made the day an exciting adventure. I’d recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see the Bordeaux wine region and hopefully you’ll be paired
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We had a full day private tour of St. Emillion. Karim, our driver and "local expert" picked us up at our hotel and drove us to Saint-Emillion. We visited 2 wineries that were both outstanding. We prefer the smaller sites with a longer stay with a personal touch and they found
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A beautiful day spent in the vineyards of St Emilion and the Pomerol with a friendly and knowledgeable guide and the equally friendly wine growers who explained in detail there vineyards and wine making facilities. A good selection of wines to taste from the region and ample
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Key Details
  • Saint-Emilion Ophorus
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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