Many of the world’s finest wines originate in the Bordeaux region, but knowing where to find the boldest fruit flavors requires local knowledge. On this tour, spin through the Aquitaine countryside by deluxe minibus with your guide, and visit the traditional wineries of Médoc, Pomerol, and Saint-Émilion. Learn how the weather and soil combine to offer the perfect growing conditions, and sample fine local wines among the cellars and vineyards.
Let yourself be seduced by the splendid route of the castles while discovering the prestigious Médoc wines! Eight famous appellations of Bordeaux are on this wine route: Margaux, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe, Saint Julian, Haut Médoc ... "This oenological trip will remain, sure, memorable! "
- Visit and tasting in two to three prestigious Grands Crus castles
Panoramic tour of classified grands crus
Visit the most prestigious appellations
MARGAUX, HAUT MEDOC, SAINT JULIEN, PAUILLAC AND SAINT-ESTEPHE
Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Palmer, Château Kirwan, Gruaud Larose
Tango is a classic French péniche (cargo barge), beautifully restored and converted into a floating hotel.
Enjoy a week of navigating the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers while relaxing aboard the only luxury hotel barge cruising this region of France. Dine on sumptuous meals prepared by Tango’s onboard chef, accompanied by the legendary wines of Bordeaux. Tour-guided excursions to prestigious wineries, open-air markets and the immersive museum, La Cité du Vin. We take the stress out of making your way from chateau to chateau as you wine taste your way through the charming Bordeaux countryside. Amenities aboard Tango include four climate-controlled cabins, each with en-suite bath, a comfortably furnished salon with fully stocked bar and dining area, a canopied deck for al fresco dining, and sun deck with spa tub, perfect for relaxing among the bubbles while gazing at the stars on summer nights. There are touring bicycles and an air conditioned mini-van for guided excursions ashore.
Your full day Saint Emilion tours includes visiting three châteaux and the fascinating medieval village of St Emilion (9 hrs). Visit and taste the wines of a Grand Cru Classé St Emilion and then drive through the pretty region to lunch at a château overlooking the vineyards. Instead of a third chateau visit (on different terroir of St Emilion) there is an excellent tour of underground St Emilion organised by the Tourist Information Office in English including the monolithic church and Emilion's hermit cave!
Bigger numbers are possible, transport costs go up slightly. Contact me for more details. Pick up and drop off from your hotel or boat in Bordeaux and then we will drive the 45 minutes or so to St Emilion.
Bordeaux’s scenic riverfront promenades and grand plazas are ideal for a cycling tour and the city has over 125m (200km) of bike lanes. With this electric bike rental, explore Bordeaux at your own pace on a self-guided tour, devise your own itinerary, and save time by avoiding the traffic as you pedal between the sights.
Avoid heavy motor traffic and crowded public transit when you explore Bordeaux on an electric scooter. Your motorized means of transportation allows you to easily cover a huge portion of the city, without tiring yourself out. The scooter’s small dimensions enable you to traverse narrow alleys and create your own route. With all day access, you set the pace and create your itinerary.
Cycle/walk & sail in the Bordeaux wine area; Spend 8days, 7nights and 6 tours along rivers Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde. Uncover the most prestigious and famous wine region in the world: Bordeaux ! Experience an authentic adventure that will take you to the heart of the 6 Bordeaux Wine Routes (Bordeaux-Cité du vin, Medoc, UNESCO-listed Saint-Emilion-Pomerol–Fronsac, Entre-deux-Mers, Graves-Sauternes and Blaye-Bourg). A great mix of activities, culture and authenticity as you cycle/walk through the land of vineyards, charming French villages and visit your favorite châteaux to sample their finest products. End each journey savouring wine and enjoying the sailing aboard your floating hotel where you don't have to worry about packing/unpacking at every destination. You will live a real immersion in the local French community with unique discoveries and warm memories to treasure !
Your Monduvin tour, in addition to being customized, will take you to what really matters in the region. Our personal experience ensures that you will be making the most of your trip, wasting time on things that do not interest you and not letting go of something unmissable that will make you regret it after your return.