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Medoc Half-Day Bordeaux Wine Tour

1. Medoc Half-Day Bordeaux Wine Tour

Departing from a central location in Bordeaux, this small group, half-day tour explores the beautiful Medoc wine-growing region of France. The region you will explore includes the southern region of the Medoc wine area. You will visit 2 wine estates of Classified Growth or Cru Bourgeois estates that has been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. Learn all there is to know about the history of the estate, the wine making process, as well as the techniques used during wine making. A wine tasting session follows the visits. After your tasting session, follow the castle road to see some of the most famous chateaus of the region, such as Chateau Margaux or Chateau Palmer.

Bordeaux Cheese and Wine Tasting

2. Bordeaux Cheese and Wine Tasting

Tantalize your taste buds in an historic cheese cellar and taste different cheeses and the wines that make the Bordeaux region so famous throughout the world. Soak up the fun and informative atmosphere as you savor 9 AOC cheeses from all over France, complemented by 3 regional wines from Bordeaux. Discover how to pair wine and cheese and experience a wide range of flavors and aromas on this exciting tour.

Welcome to Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with a Local

3. Welcome to Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Bordeaux from a local eager to share all the tips to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your hotel or accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn insider tips, such as the best places to eat, buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to do, customized to your interests. By the end, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city with all the information you need.

From Bordeaux: Médoc Vineyard and Chateau Tour by Sidecar

4. From Bordeaux: Médoc Vineyard and Chateau Tour by Sidecar

Treat yourself to a magical experience while in Bordeaux. From your hotel, head off just a few minutes from Bordeaux and very quickly you will be surrounded by nature. Your driver-guide will take you on narrow roads to discover the Médoc. The sidecars are able to drive everywhere, allowing you to head right into the heart of the vineyard. In addition to this great ride all around Margaux, take the opportunity to visit a magnificent chateau. While inside, indulge in a tasting of one or more Grand Cru Classé wines. Of course, the "Gentlemen-sider" will stop whenever you want to take photos, or to discuss the region and life in Bordeaux with your friendly guide. Conclude the unique tour, shared with a local, with hotel drop-off in Bordeaux.

From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

5. From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

Discover the magic of the Saint-Emilion Wine Route from the passenger basket of a vintage sidecar. After getting picked up from your hotel in Bordeaux, travel through the heart of the vineyards along the route.  Along the way, get a glimpse of some of the majestic chateaux which are home to some of the world's most renowned wines. Stop at one of these chateaux for a tour of the estate and a tasting of some fine 'Grand Cru Classé' wines. Stop as often as you like for photos and feel free to ask your pilot/guide any burning questions you may have about the region or life in Bordeaux. Finish your tour with a stroll on foot around the medieval village of Saint-Emilion before returning to your hotel.

Gourmet City Tour of Bordeaux

6. Gourmet City Tour of Bordeaux

Meet your guide in the center of Bordeaux and start your walking tour around the 18th-century city of Bordeaux, which was UNESCO classified in 2007. Enjoy the famous pastry of Bordeaux: the cannelé. On Mondays, stop at a famous chocolate maker in Bordeaux, where you will learn the secret of their recipes. The owner of this mythical place will invite you to taste different chocolates. On Wednesdays and Fridays, enjoy a cheese tasting. Your guide will tell you about the know-how and the characters of famous cheeses such as Comté, Roquefort, and Brie. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, stop at a Basque pork butcher shop and enjoy local charcuterie. Followed by this, enjoy all your products in our apartment with a glass of wine.

Bordeaux: Food Tour in the Historic District

7. Bordeaux: Food Tour in the Historic District

Embark on a food tour through the charming streets of Bordeaux as you Savor French culinary specialties at modern gastronomic places. Discover where the best chocolate makers, pastry chefs, pork butchers, cheesemakers, and wine merchants of Bordeaux are gathered. Meet your guide in Église Saint-Pierre and explore the Covered Market of Bordeaux, the emblematic belly of the Girondine capital. Taste a selection of chocolates, pastries, cheeses, cold cuts, and local wine. End with a tasting in a restaurant of a signature dish of a promising young chef.

Bordeaux: 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour

8. Bordeaux: 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour

Welcome to Bordeaux: the city of wine and so much more. Bordeaux has one of the finest gastronomical traditions in France, with some dishes and delicacies completely unique to the region, like foie gras and the cooking technique associated with it, as well as the canelé, a rum-flavored pastry, the Bouchon de Bordeaux, a type of restaurant specializing in Lyonnaise cuisine, and many more.  Discover the effervescence of Bordeaux's markets and spend some time in the city's Old Town, while accompanied by your expert food guide. With one of the highest numbers of preserved historical buildings in France, Bordeaux will surprise you in its diversity of cityscape as well as its diversity of food. So come aboard the tour for foodies, where you can discover the city and have a conversation with a local insider and lover of food. Taste and drink your way through this French city, interacting with locals and taking in the sights along the way.

From Bordeaux: Full-Day Private Basque Country Tour

9. From Bordeaux: Full-Day Private Basque Country Tour

With your guide, Olala Bordeaux, you will spend the day learning about the Basque country, its culture, and its cuisine. Famous for its rugby, its pelote (a type of sport), its waves, and its cuisine, it's a land of tradition and contrast tucked away between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees Mountains. Olala will bring you to the heart of the splendid countryside along a route highlighting traditional Basque towns such as farms from the 15th century and the Sare Caves, the exquisite Ainhoa religious heritage, and Espelette. See the scarlet-red peppers displayed outside of houses, the Mendiguren Citadel, and other jewels from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.  In the Biarritz market, you will find all sorts of Basque specialties such as cheeses, hams, spices, the famous Basque-style cake, and even striped espadrilles, all made with local Basque material. Itinerary: - 08:00: Pickup from your hotel - 08:30: Southern Cape, the Landes Forest and the foothills of the Pyrénées - 10:00: Discover Biarritz and its market - 11:00: The Basque Village Circuit of Sare and Ainhoa - 13:00: Basque Lunch - 14:30: Basque Village Circuit: Espelette - 15:30: Visit Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and taste local products - 18:00: Northern Cape and the Landes Forest - 20:00: Drop-off at your hotel

From Bordeaux: Arcachon and Pilat Dune Private Tour

10. From Bordeaux: Arcachon and Pilat Dune Private Tour

Get back to nature in the Landes Forest and marvel at Europe's largest sand dune on a private day trip from Bordeaux. Head towards Port de Larros to take part in an oyster tasting at an oyster farm. Continue to the Winter City of Arcachon for lunch, and admire the typical 19th-century homes, especially around Mauresque Park. Stroll along the boardwalk to Thiers Pier and get lovely views of the fishing boats off the coast. See the sandy beaches of Pereire and Moulleau as you make your way towards Pilat Dune. Get panoramic views of Arcachon Bay and its natural attractions, such as the Banc D'Arguin, the remains of a lagoon now open to the ocean and used for oyster farming. Gaze at the iconic tchanquée huts on the île aux Oiseaux and see the tip of Cap Ferret framed by a pine forest slowly being swallowed up by the dunes. Get a better appreciation for the bio-diversity and maritime heritage of the area before you make your way back to Bordeaux. Here is an example of what you could enjoy in one day*: 9.00AM : Pick up at your stay in Bordeaux. 11:00 AM: Oyster Tasting at Le Routioutiou, Port de Larros. 12:00 AM: Discover Arcachon’s winter city, around the Mauresque park. 1:00 PM: Lunch at Chez Pierre, on the seafront. 2:30 PM: Walk along the seafront and the Thiers Pier. 3:30 PM: Drive along the beach to the Pilat Dune. 4:00 PM: Climb up the Dune. 7:00 PM: Drop off at Bordeaux Tourist office. *Depending on our partners’ availability

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What people are saying about Bordeaux

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 405 reviews

This was an outstanding activity to do in the Bordeaux area. We were picked up right outside our apartment by our fantastic host. I'm very sorry but I can't remember his name. He was brilliant, knowledgeable, funny and a great tour guide. The motorbike/side car was a very memorable way to see Saint Emilion and the surrounding countryside of the Bordeaux region. The wine tour and tasting at the chateau was also very good and very cool, we learned alot about the wine making process and the caves underneath the chateau were very cool to see! We were dropped off back at our apartment and given some local recommendations for food and drink. I can't recommend this enough. Definitely worth doing whilst in the area! Thank you so much for a memorable experience!

Loved this activity! Tried 3 different wines (red, white, and sweet) and each wine came with 3 unique cheese pairings (9 cheeses total) there was also baguette and water available. Would have never thought to pair white wine with cheese before this activity! Was a fun ambiance with the group and the guide was very knowledgeable. Would recommend

We honestly had a great time. We really learnt a lot about cheese and wine. Our host was great, he had great humor and made the experience so much better. Would 100% recommend you trying this tour.

Fabulous! Exceeded our expectations as it was a small group (6 people) and our driver Karim was attentive, engaging and fun. We visited 2 very different and contrasting wineries in Margaux.

A great experience, totally worth the money. Superbly hosted. Well recommended