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From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

1. 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.

Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

2. Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

Experience the best of scenic Bordeaux, a city located in the midst of one of the world's most famous wine regions. Enjoy an open-air tour in a fashionable side car with a knowledgeable guide and motorbike driver. See some of the city's most important historic and cultural sites including the Place des Quinconces, Place de la Bourse, Saint Michel Basilica, Grosse Cloche bell tower, Pey Berland Cathedral Tower, and Grand Opera. Your guide will provide live commentary as you go, giving you insight into the city's history, architecture, and daily life.  Starting from a convenient meeting point just in front of the Bordeaux tourist office, your itinerary may vary according to your wishes and the traffic. The price is for 1 or 2 passengers/side car. If your group is larger than two, you are welcome to book several side cars at same time.

Bordeaux: Private Tour in a Citroën 2CV

3. Bordeaux: Private Tour in a Citroën 2CV

For the 45-minutes tour option your chauffeur will drive you past the Place des Quinconces, the Allées de Tourny, the Grand Théâtre, the Quays, the Place de la Bourse, the Big Bell, the St Andrew’s Cathedral, the place Gambetta, and the covered market of Grands Hommes. This is the perfect highlights tour if you are pressed for time. In addition to the sights included on the 45-minute tour, the 1.5-hour tour will take you past the Quartier des Chartrons, on the other side of the river called the Garonne to enjoy a superb view of Bordeaux, the Quartier Sainte-Croix, the St Michael’s Basilica, the small streets of medieval Bordeaux, the St Seurin Basilica, the Palais Gallien, a former Gallo-Roman amphitheater, and the Jardin Public. You will have seen all of Bordeaux’s most iconic monuments and sights! The 3-hour tour Bordeaux tour leaves no stone unturned! You will have the time to discover other places in Bordeaux, such as the marché des Capucins, the Place de la Victoire, the Quartier Saint-Bruno, and more. This tour also includes a visit and tasting at a prestigious chateau at the gates of Bordeaux.

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.

Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

5. Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

Explore the vineyard of Bordeaux in a Citroën 2CV. Comfortably seated in the back seat of the 2CV, you will enjoy a unique experience to discover the vineyard in a different way. Your chauffeur will tell you the rich history of both the vineyard and its chateaux, leaving no secrets for you. You can choose according to your wishes to explore the Médoc region, located in the North of Bordeaux, the Pessac-Léognan region at the South of Bordeaux, or the historical Saint-Emilion village The visits include wine tastings at two prestigious chateaux (one classified growth chateau and a family-run estate). For the Médoc private wine tour option, you will visit a grand cru classé from 1855 and a family estate. Each château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Between the two visits, your chauffeur will take the time to show you the well-known "route des châteaux", the village of Margaux as well as the world-famous Château Margaux. For the Pessac-Léognan private wine tour option, you will visit two classified wineries. Each château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Between the two visits, your chauffeur will take the time to show you the Prieuré de Cayac, a step place for the pilgrims of Santiago de Compostela, the beautiful Pessac-Léognan wines road and the famous château Smith Haut-Lafitte. For the Saint-Emilion private wine tour option, you will visit one classified winery. The château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Your chauffeur will also make you discover the village of Saint-Emilion on foot for about an hour. During your tour in this historical city, you will stop at a macaroon producer for a tasting. Macaroons are the second specialty of Saint-Emilion after wine. At the end of this walking tour, you will get back on your 2CV and your driver will lead you on small roads offering a unique panorama on Saint-Emilion and its châteaux.

Bordeaux: Nighttime Sidecar Tour with Wine Tasting

6. Bordeaux: Nighttime Sidecar Tour with Wine Tasting

Watch Bordeaux come alive at night as you travel around the city in the comfort of the passenger basket of a vintage sidecar. In the company of a private driver/guide, discover the most beautiful illuminated sights of the city, including the Opera, the Place de la Bourse, and the Saint-André Cathedral. Later, pass through the narrow side streets of the city and let yourself be seduced by the subtle charm and lively atmosphere of the area. Finish your tour by cracking open a bottle of wine to celebrate your time in Bordeaux. You may choose to be dropped off at a restaurant of your choice once the tour has finished.

Bordeaux: Highlights Tour in a Vintage Sidecar with Tastings

7. Bordeaux: Highlights Tour in a Vintage Sidecar with Tastings

See Bordeaux in style with this vintage sidecar tour. Venture to the city's top sights and see some of the hidden gems as well. Listen as your guide tells you about the history and culture of the city.  Meet your guide, put on your helmet, and set off through the streets of Bordeaux. Enjoy some local small dishes along the way. Admire the fountain as you pass by the Place des Quinconces. Drive by the world's largest reflection pool at Miroir d'eau. View the castle-like exterior of Porte Cailhau.  Take in the quirky shops in the Chartrons district and view the the former military barracks that have been converted to an urban ecosystem at Espace Darwin. Capture photos of the Gothic architecture at Saint-Michel Basilica and Saint-André Cathedral.  Ride past the building which houses the vibrant Capuchin market and see the 18th-century bell at Grosse Cloche. Travel to see the columns at the Opera house. Stop to take pictures at any point during the tour. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour. 

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What a fantastic experience for our family holiday. 2 adults and 2 teens. We gad two bikes and cart between us. The tour started promptly in time. We had spent a day previously exploring Bordeaux so the guide advised us to take the trip across the bridge to see the others side of Bordeaux. The weather was so hot it helped as we had plenty of time in shaded areas. The two guides had fantastic knowledge of the area and we learned so much. We don’t speak French only English and this was not a barrier. Both guides had excellent English. When we finished on the far side of Bordeaux we returned to our stop with a spin through the city centre, on the winding cobble side streets with the most beautiful buildings surrounding us. Excellent way to experience Bordeaux, highlight of our holiday.

A really great (day) tour! The ride in the sidecar was fantastic, we were entertained and laughed a lot. The selected wineries have given us a good impression. At lunchtime there were regional specialties for a picnic. Our individual wishes were always taken care of. An all-round successful tour. Definitely book when visiting Bordeaux. Thank you, Alexandre! Thank you Arnaud!

Alex & Arnaud contributed massively to the success of our vacation!! They provided fantastic edutainment about Bordeaux in the most charming way possible!! … Thank you so much, Guys - we are coming back to do your wine tour !! Warm regards Kari, David, Jürgen and Anette P S Jürgen is hardly jealous anymore

Arthur was very knowledgeable about Bordeaux being a true local of the area. The side car was comfortable and very fun! Thanks for the tour!

This was possibly one of the best things I have ever done. It was so fun riding in the car and seeing the wine vineyards.