Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards

ReferenceRef GR 02
Type :Group stay
Location :Gironde
Duration :2 days
Departure :On demand
Capacity :10 to 15 persons
Price per person :
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  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards
  • Group travel in Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion vineyards


Day 1Arrival in Bordeaux at the end of the day

Arrival at the SNCF train station or at Bordeaux airport. Taxi transfer to your hotel in central Bordeaux. Installation.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant. (Starter, main course, dessert, ¼ wine, coffee)

Day 2Discovery of Bordeaux "UNESCO World Heritage"

Bordeaux, the ancient Roman “Burdigala”, inseparable from its vineyard … shines amply in its stone adornment to dispense with artifice. Capital of wine, it is also endowed with great historical and architectural wealth; The Place de la Bourse, the Palais de la Bourse and the Hôtel des Douanes, the Allées de Tourny, the Place des Grands Hommes and the Grand Théâtre, the Palais Rohan, the Place Pey-Berland and the Saint-André Cathedral, the Place des Quinconces, Place du Parlement, Jardin Public, the various city gates, the quays and many 18th century mansions, in the heart of the city center, contribute to the elegance of the Aquitaine capital.

Morning: Guided tour of the city (on foot from your hotel)

Gourmet lunch in a Bordeaux restaurant (Starter, main course, dessert, ¼ wine, coffee):

In the second half of the 19th century, while the port and the river activities of Bordeaux prospered comfortably, a charming hotel was created on the quays. Traders, traders, bankers and businessmen meet there to discuss great wines, exchange of goods and opera.

Now a traditional restaurant with an original decor, this place offers inventive, refined cuisine, combining typical dishes and modern cuisine. The decor, the view of the city’s bridges, the menu and the welcome, everything is done to make you feel good.

Afternoon: Discovery of the World City of Wine in Bordeaux

You will enjoy a panoramic view of Bordeaux and discover the wines of the world.

La Cité du Vin is the only facility in the world to offer such an approach to wine to a large audience. It was designed as a unique cultural leisure site dedicated to wine as a cultural, universal and living heritage. It offers a spectacular journey around the world, through the ages, in all cultures and all civilizations, in the heart of an evocative architecture.

Place of life, place of outing, place of discovery, “La Cité du Vin” wants to invite you to travel in a world of cultures. Its architecture is a journey in itself, it does not leave indifferent the visitor who perceives it.

The permanent course

You will embark on an immersive and sensory adventure to discover the cultures and civilizations of wine.

Through more than 3,000 m² of free passage, nearly twenty interactive thematic spaces invite you on a journey for a unique experience in time and space to meet wine in its deepest diversity.

Throughout your visit to the permanent course, you will be equipped with an audio guide, travel companion and innovative tool available in 8 languages, allowing you to explore the course at your own pace by adapting to your profile.

The visit of the permanent route includes access to the La Cité du Vin belvedere, where you will discover Bordeaux in 360 ° while tasting a glass of world wine (5cl).

NB: Ticket reservation and tasting included in the price of the stay but the visit takes place independently with audio guides in 9 languages. (Duration of visit: around 3h00).

Free return to the hotel.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant. (Starter, main course, dessert, ¼ wine, coffee)

Day 3"Saint-Émilion: UNESCO World Heritage"

Not far from Bordeaux, between Libourne and Castillon-la Bataille, Saint-Émilion stands like an open-air museum. Built as an amphitheater in a limestone valley, this small town, “precious stone of Bordeaux” astonishes and fascinates. A city steeped in history perched on a rocky promontory, Saint-Emilion and its vineyard draw their originality from the limestone which has shaped its identity. Saint-Emilion also owes its exceptional side to the great diversity of its terroirs and wines.

Morning: Departure by coach from the hotel to Saint-Emilion.

Guided tour of Saint-Emilion underground:

During this visit, your guide will give you the keys to understanding Saint-Emilion’s underground heritage. From the story of the monk Emilion, between legend and reality, to the excavation of the surprising monolithic church; from the paintings of the Trinity Chapel to the secrets of the catacombs. A compendium of history through four major monuments!

During this walk, you will marvel at the many architectural and local treasures: mounds, escalettes, cloisters …

Guided tour in a “Saint-Emilion Grand Cru” wine castle:

This visit lasts approximately 1 hour: Presentation of Saint-Emilion and of all of its jurisdiction as well as the specificities of the Bordeaux region. Discovery of the property; Reception of the group by the Cellar Master; Presentation of the stages that mark the development of wine in Saint-Emilion.

A commented tasting concludes the visit.

Gourmet lunch in a restaurant in Saint-Emilion (Starter, main course, dessert, ¼ wine, coffee):

You can be surprised by the culinary specialties as well as the typical Saint-Emilion atmosphere. The entire restaurant team will welcome you to help you discover the gastronomic and enchanting universe of the place. The Chef will deliver modern cuisine, rich in flavors and in tune with the times, while offering you exceptional products.

Coach transfer to Bordeaux airport or SNCF train station.

Practical details

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Accommodation in 2, 3 or 4 star hotels. Full board or half board

  • Visits and tastings in wine châteaux. Meals at the restaurant during day trips. Lunches or picnics in wine châteaux.
  • Evenings on request and according to schedules. Boat trips, mini-cruises on the Arcachon Basin or the Gironde estuary, tourist train rides. Visits to sites, museums, castles, parks, caves, in the great southwest of France.
  • Supervision of excursions by guides / guides (in French and foreign languages ​​on request). Specialized guides and / or lecturers (cultural visits, visits to monuments, visits to towns, visits to natural sites).
  • Entrance tickets to all sites.
  • Transport in large tourist coaches and small buses on request (Transport from Bordeaux to Bordeaux as well as in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and in the Pyrenees).
  • Drivers available for trips of several days.
  • Transfers by tourist minibus and taxis from Bordeaux to Bordeaux for very small groups.
  • 1 to 8 days
  • On request: Possibility to add as many days as you wish by referring to our lists of destinations, additional days and visits that we offer.

From very small groups to very large groups (depending on your request).