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Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux

Highlights
  • 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
Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux
From $138.55
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Saint-Emilion Day Trip from Bordeaux
From $138.55
Overview
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.
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 45-minute 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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Reviews (235)
1 - 5 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Best wine tour we've experienced

Best wine tour experience we've had... Without a question!! Our guide was full of knowledge! Even had a game to play on the way back to Bordeaux... Highly recommend!

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Easy to catch a train on your own out to St Emilion

I looked at tours but there were very expensive or on the wrong day etc. I decided to catch the train from the main station and walk the 20 minutes up to the medieval town. I notice quite a few tour groups did it this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dac55
Reviewed October 30, 2018
Great to learn more about the right bank of Bordeaux

The tour leader is a friendly lady who explains us in details the history of the wine industry of the right bank, St. Emillon. We join the Bordeaux wine tour with the same company the day before so we kind of have a comparison in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Candy N
Reviewed October 20, 2018
Not to be missed

I booked the trip through SmoothRed in the U.K. We met our guide in Bordeaux and along with six other people we were driven to St Emilion to experience three very different vineyards. Our guide was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. Each tasting was informative and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Hillenaar-D
Reviewed October 12, 2018
A fun and informative day out

Our tour guide was Luigi who was friendly and very informative. The pick up point was easy to get to and very central. We departed on time and went to 3 vineyards with each one being different so we learnt quite a lot on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank J N
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September 18, 2018|
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