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St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux

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Overview
Join this tour from Bordeaux to discover the beautiful medieval village of St Emilion. Start the tour with a visit and wine-tasting session in a grand cru estate of St Emilion or in a Carefully selected Winery of Pomerol. The village of St Emilion is named after a Breton monk from the eighth century whose followers started wine production in the area, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a beautiful place to spend a couple of hours. Have free time to walk along the original city walls and climb the steep cobblestone streets. Return to Bordeaux.
Highlights
  • Guided wine tasting at a grand cru wine estate
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Bordeaux
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Guided walking tour of St-Emilion
What to Expect
After pickup from central Bordeaux, set out on the journey to St-Emilion, traveling by air-conditioned minibus. Along the way, stop to visit a grand cru classified wine chateau in the St-Emilion wine region and enjoy a tour of the estate. As you stroll around the vineyards, learn about the winemaking process, the importance of “terroir,” and the different cru classifications of French wine. Finally, sample a selection of Bordeaux wines during a guided tasting. Continue to the hilltop town of Saint-Emilion and enjoy a guided walking tour of the picturesque medieval village. After taking in the highlights, enjoy free time to purchase lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, browse the shops, or visit the town’s wine cellars. Depending on time and your group’s preferences, there may also be chance to stop at another winery on the way back to drop-off in Bordeaux.
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Important Information
Departure Point
12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Wine tasting in a Saint Emilion or Pomerol Winery
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (8 seats)
  • On High Frequency Dates minivan can be replaced by 19 seat minibus
  • Walking tour of St Emilion
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Free WiFi access on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions
  • Personal expenses and insurance
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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
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We visited a fairly new Chateau first for a tasting and then drove off to St Emillion. We were left to our own here or could follow the guide around. There wasn't enough time to have a meaningful visit here. It would be better to keep it structured and do another tasting at a
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Hugo, our tour guide was pleasant and knowledgable. He was very informative, and made us laugh along the way. The wines were delicious and paired nicely with some cheeses.
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The trip overall was a little disappointing as the chateau we visited offered very young wines for tasting, so we could not enjoy the bouquet of a properly mature Bordeaux wine. The minibus was comfortable, Saint-Emilion is a charming village and our guide Angie was very well
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Response from CaroleOphorus, Public Relations Manager at St Emilion Half-Day Trip from Bordeaux
Responded 6 days ago
Bonjour Eva, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. It is a pleasure to read that your tour along with our guide Angie was enjoyable. Indeed, she is very professional! As regards the wines tastings, the wineries always offer different vintages, we are sorry to note that this time it was not as expected. We sincerely hope you will allow us another visit very soon! Kind regards, Carole from Ophorus
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Our tour guide, Lea, was amazing. Very engaging and knowledgable. She made us all feel involved. The group was small so the experience felt really personal. I would highly recommend this tour because Lea was brilliant.
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We had Rodolphe as our guide and he was incredible. We were looking for an all day trip and left our booking to the last minute so couldn’t book on. We therefore opted for this half day tour which was a lot of fun. St Emilion is truly stunning, and although not there for long,
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