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Saint-Emilion
Surrounded by the vineyards of Bordeaux, the medieval village of Saint-Emilion is pure eye candy. The picturesque town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, takes its name from a Benedictine monk who—according to local legend—took refuge in a cave here in the eighth century. Centered around a monolithic church that was painstakingly carved from limestone in the 12th century, the village comprises a cluster of cobbled streets lined with historic stone houses, Romanesque ruins, and shops selling Saint-Emilion wines.

The Basics
Saint-Emilion is easily accessible from Bordeaux on a day trip. Many visitors opt for an organized group or private tour, which often includes a guided walk around town as well as free time to wander at will. Some tours also include wine tastings and occasionally lunch in a chateau in Saint-Emilion, or in the neighboring wine regions of Pomerol or Medoc. Active travelers can do a cycling tour around the vineyards of Saint-Emilion, stopping at a winery along the way. Many Bordeaux wine tours also allow time for participants to explore the village of Saint-Emilion. The local tourist offers loans out keys for the Monolithic Church’s bell tower; the views from the top are superb.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Wear comfortable shoes as Saint-Emilion’s streets are cobbled and sloping.
  • Organized tours from Bordeaux typically last for between four and nine hours.
 
How to Get There
Trains for Saint-Emilion depart from Bordeaux several times a day, with the journey taking around 35 minutes. From the Saint-Emilion train station, it’s a 1-mile (1.5-kilometer) walk into town.
 
When to Get There
One of the best times of the year to visit Saint-Emilion is in September and October, after summer crowds have dissipated. If you do go during summer, try to get there early in the day. To see the town without the crowds, stay overnight. After the day-trippers have left, things quiet down considerably.
 
Wines of Saint-Emilion
Saint-Emilion is as much famed for its fine wines as it is for its beauty. First classified in 1954, Saint-Emilion is now one of France’s most lauded wine-making appellations. Its wines are labelled as premier grand cru classe A (the highest classification), premier grand cru classe B, and grand cru classe. The region is particularly well known for its silky smooth merlot and cabernet sauvignon–based red wines.
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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Explore Saint-Emilion and Visit a Winery - Half-day Private Tour

This tour is a private experience with an introduction to Saint-Emilion wines and the UNESCO Cultural Heritage - the village of Saint Emilion and the surrounding landscapes.Ride through a picturesque wine country with a wine expert, visit one of the top wineries of the region, enjoy tasting of Bordeaux wines and explore a Medieval village of Saint-Emilion. Wine tasting fees are included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

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Saint-Emilion Private Wine Tour

- We will organize a customized private tour to the Saint-Emilion wine region just for your group the way you like- Our guides are knowledgeable about wines and the region.- We are flexible in terms of tours timing and length - We pick up from almost any location in Bordeaux- Will make your meal reservations in the best restaurants - We work with the best chateaux- You will be able to visit authentic family-owned wineries and grand chateaux
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

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90 "ride in sidecar or electric mehari in Bordeaux vineyards

90 minutes to soak up an exceptional landscape. The vineyard of Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is to be discovered in a sidecar. Our formulas are complete, and you will spend an unforgettable moment. You will taste incredible wines accompanied by local products, and will discover magnificent castles and properties. Your guides will surprise you!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Shopping Tours

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Your Private Chauffeur on Bordeaux and the French Riviera

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  • 3 to 8 hours
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  • 3 to 8 hours

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AIRPORT TRANSFER BORDEAUX / SAINT EMILION for 8 PERS

Your private driver will be waiting for you upon your arrival at BORDEAUX-MERIGNAC airport and will drop you off at the center of SAINT-EMILION, or at your place of residence nearby.Let us know your flight number, when you make your reservation, and your driver will be able to follow the landing of your plane.Our price is valid per car for 8 passengers.
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  • 45 minutes
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  • 45 minutes

Day Trips

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Express Saint-Emilion private Wine tour.

Journey from Bordeaux in a minivan to Saint-Émilion. Enjoy the hospitality and wines of the area. Passion-driven owners welcome to share their history. Hear about their terroirs, and the art of wine tasting. Have a typical Saint-Emilion style lunch then explore the village on foot with your guide.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

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Bordeaux Gironde Saint Emilion Wine Tour Day

With Private Hire Bordeaux Gironde service, you will have the opportunity to discover the vineyards and most prestigious Château of Bordeaux. You will be taken care of at your hotel and driven to the Grands Crus of your choice. A Bordeaux Wine tour in a comfortable Van Mercedes V-Class, wine tours in the world, wine-tasting in the most beautiful vineyards within the greatest Bordeaux appellations.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux

Spend a day sipping French reds and whites in the Saint-Emilion and Pomerol wine region. Departing from Bordeaux, visit two chateaux to taste the region’s famous wines and wander the streets of beautiful Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux

Spend a half-day in the charming Medieval town of Saint-Emilion on a  trip from Bordeaux. Explore the best of this UNESCO-listed village, including a wine tasting at a grand cru wine estate, a walk along the historic city walls and visits to unique artist galleries and studios. Enjoy some free time in Saint-Emilion, too.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Day Trips

Bordeaux Vineyards Wine Tasting Half-Day Trip

Discover the subterranean cellars and winemaking secrets of the Bordeaux wine region on a half-day tour from Bordeaux. Admire sweeping vistas of the picturesque countryside as you travel by air-conditioned coach to prestigious wineries in the appellations of either Saint-Emillion or Mèdoc. Descend into the ancient cellars and see oak barrels of refined wines before marveling at expansive sprawls of vineyards. Pamper your palate with delicious samples of wine and gain fascinating insight into the wines’ delicate flavors and meticulous manufacture.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Historical & Heritage Tours

Full Day Guided Bordeaux & Saint Emilion with Wine Tastings by High Speed Train

Escape the city of Paris for a day, and travel on a high-speed train to Bordeaux. You’ll travel with a guide, so you won’t have to navigate, and you’ll visit one of the most famous wine regions in France. Travel comfortably in a minibus to the UNESCO-listed medieval village of Saint Emilion. You’ll get the opportunity to meet a wine producer and taste local wines, and then tour the village with some free time to explore.
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  • 15 hours
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  • 15 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: St-Emilion Route des Châteaux Wine Tasting from Bordeaux

Sample some of the fine wines for which France is famous on this private 9-hour Route des Châteaux wine-tasting tour in St-Emilion from Bordeaux. Travel with your guide through the rolling vineyards of rural France to St-Emilion. Gain insight into the region’s winemaking heritage and learn of famous names including Pomerol and Fronsac. Visit three wine estates with your private guide and blend your own wine during tasting sessions. Enjoy a traditional apéritif among the vines. Then, explore Romanesque churches and cobbled streets in UNESCO–listed St-Emilion.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours

Day Trips

Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux: Château Wine Tastings and Lunch

Discover the rich wine-making traditions of St-Emilion on a guided tasting tour from Bordeaux. With a group of fellow wine enthusiasts, spend roughly 9-hours visiting two distinguished wine estates in this UNESCO-listed territory to sample and learn about exquisite local varietals. Your excursion includes fascinating estate tours, informative tasting sessions, a buffet lunch and independent time to explore the charming town of St-Emilion and its underground monuments as the church and the hermitage.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours

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Bordeaux Wine Day Trip

While in Bordeaux, discover the bounty of wine country on a full-day guided tasting tour! With an expert guide, tour a wine cellar in Bordeaux’s historic district and enjoy a tasting before stopping in town for a traditional lunch. Then depart Bordeaux to explore outlying wine chateaux in either Medoc or Saint Emilion. You’ll visit one or two esteemed wine estates, meet local vintners, learn about the extraordinary local viticulture traditions and sample a range of fine wines.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours

Day Trips

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Wine excursion to Saint-Émilion with visits and tastings

During this half-day trip to Saint-Émilion, discover a must-visit vineyard with your chauffeur guide who will share his passion for Bordeaux wine and vineyard!From the center of Bordeaux, discover all the charm and richness of the Saint-Émilion vineyard through the visit of two Châteaux and tastings of Grands Crus Classés. Your half-day Bordeaux Saint-Émilion Wine Tours in the heart of Saint-Emilion will help you discover all the secrets of this prestigious appellation.For half a day, slip into the shoes of an oenologist and experience a rich and unforgettable experience in the Bordeaux vineyards. A day out of time in Saint-Émilion ...
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

Day Trips

Tuesday Discover Saint Emilion, Pomerol & Fronsac Premium Wine Tour

Warm sunshine and a coastal climate put Bordeaux among the most famous wine-growing regions in France, with plump grapes thriving among the rolling hills. On this tour, explore fertile vineyards and underground cellars at two wineries with your guide, and sample some of the wines in production. With lunch by the Dordogne River included and a guided tour of UNESCO–listed Saint-Emilion, see the best of the beautiful Bordeaux region.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours

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Discovery vineyards Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion in sidecar / electric mehari

During this tour, you will discover the Bordeaux vineyards. We will share with you our passion and expertise: a moment of happiness and unforgettable conviviality. You will discover the passion of the soil and the wine.We give special care to make the shared moment unique. You will make many photos, and you will have the opportunity to be accompanied by a professional photographer.You will have the opportunity to discover wines that you will not find anywhere else, as well as to visit properties with incredible cellars.
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  • 50 to 360 minutes
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  • 50 to 360 minutes

Day Trips

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An afternoon in Saint-Emilion.

If you love wine, culture, history and nature, this tour is made for you! Discover 2000 years of history and the beauty of Saint-Emilion village and vineyards, both listed as Unesco World Heritage. Medieval architecture, 18th century classic-style chateaus or 21st century cellars designed by reknowned architects! Also, the best place to learn about the art of wine making… and of wine tasting!
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes

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Tour wine tourism Saint-Emilion with tours and tastings

During this half-day trip around Saint-Émilion, discover a must-visit vineyard with your chauffeur guide who will share his passion for wine and Bordeaux vineyards!Departing from the Bordeaux Tourist Office, discover all the charm and richness of the Saint-Émilion vineyard through the visit of two Châteaux and tasting of Grands Crus Classés. This Wine Tours in Saint-Emilion will make you discover all the secrets of the vinification of this prestigious Bordeaux appellation.For a day, slip into the skin of an oenologist and experience a rich and unforgettable experience in the vineyards of Bordeaux. A day out of time in Saint-Émilion ...
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours

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Wine excursion to Saint-Emilion and Sauternes with visits and tastings

During this full day tour, browse two great mythical Bordeaux appellations: Saint-Émilion and Sauternes!From the Bordeaux Tourist Office, discover all the charm and richness of Sauternes and Saint-Emilion through the visit of two Châteaux, a lunch and tasting of Grands Crus Classés. This day trip to the Sauternes and Saint-Emilion will make you discover all the secrets of winemaking of these prestigious appellations Bordeaux.For a day, slip into the skin of an oenologist and experience a rich and unforgettable experience in the vineyards of Bordeaux. A timeless day in the Sauternes and Saint-Émilion ...
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  • 8 minutes
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  • 8 minutes

Day Trips

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Bordeaux Gironde Wine Day Tour

Let yourself be seduced by the splendid road 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 castlesPanoramic tour of classified grands crusVisit the most prestigious appellations MARGAUX, HIGH MEGOC, SAINT JULIEN, PAUILLAC AND SAINT-ESTEPHELafite Rothschild Castles, latour castles, palmer castle, kirwan castles, gruaud larose
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

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Friday Premium Bordeaux Saint Emilion Wine Tour

Enjoy an indulgent experience of the Saint-Émilion wine region on this full-day tour from Bordeaux. Meet in the morning and set off via luxury minivan; with just a small group for company, you’re guaranteed a personal way to explore. Visit the Pomerol region en route for a tasting, and then continue to several different Saint-Émilion chateaus for cellar tours, blind tastings, samples of rare wines, and a traditional French lunch. You also explore the village of Saint-Émilion—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and try a classic aperitif.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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Sunday Saint Emilion Picnic

This is the perfect way to spend a Saturday in France. After meeting your guide in Bordeaux, you’ll travel with a small group to St. Emilion. You won’t have to worry about how to get between dispersed sites, as a van will transport you from place to place throughout the day. Enjoy visiting wine estates, having a delicious picnic, a guided tour of St. Emilion, a French aperitif (snacks with wine), and free time to explore St. Emilion alone.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours

Historical & Heritage Tours

Small Group Guided Bordeaux and Medieval St Emilion with Wine tastings

The UNESCO-listed medieval village of Saint Emilion is one of the most popular day trip destinations from Bordeaux. On this full-day tour, maximize your time by spending the morning sightseeing and wine tasting in Saint Emilion, and the afternoon taking in the highlights of Bordeaux on a guided city tour.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours


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