Excursion


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Tour 1 / Saint-Emilion tour
The price includes : a round trip by bus from Bordeaux, a guided tour of Saint Emilion village and underground monuments, and a visit and wine tasting in a castle.

13h -18hVisit to Saint Emilion. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the medieval village of St Emilion is perched on top of a hill overlooking the famous vineyards of the Bordeaux region. It is situated about 40 min from Bordeaux, and is home to one of the largest underground monolithic cathedrals in the world. You will visit the cathedral and the city’s catacombs and monuments accompanied by a bilingual (English and French) guide, enjoy some free time in the village, and then stop at a wine chateau for a visit of the cellars and taste of the local produce.

Tour 2 / Medoc tour
The price includes: a round trip by bus from Bordeaux, the passage by the castles route, a guided tour of Cussac Fort Médoc, a visit of the cellars and a wine tasting in a castle.

13h – 18h Visit the one of the most famous vine regions of France, the Médoc. With the likes of Château Margaux and Lafite Rothschild, this area concentrates some of the most well-know vineyards in seven wine appellations: Moulis, Listrac, Saint Julien, Saint Estèphe, Pauillac, Médoc, Haut Médoc and Margaux. You will travel along the route des châteaux to Fort Médoc, where you will visit the fort designed by Vauban to protect the port of Bordeaux in the 17th century. From there, you will proceed to a famous château to learn the trade of wine-making, visit the cellars, and taste two of their wines.

Tour 3 / Arcachon bay
The price includes : a round trip by bus from Bordeaux, discovery of the Dune du Pylat, a stopover in a typical fishermen village, osysters taste and a glass.

13h-19h Visit to the Bay of Arcachon. The bay of Arcachon is a vast expanse of water protected from the open ocean and dotted by villages of oyster farmers. On one side, the Dune du Pyla (or Dune de Pilat), an immense sand dune formed by the Atlantic wind rises some 110 m above sea level and commands a breath-taking view of the bay and nearby forest. You will reach the foot of the dune by bus (ca. 50 min from Bordeaux) and have time to climb up the dune (NOTE: this is a 5-10 min walk from the parking and 110 steps up to the top of the dune!). Then, you will visit a local village and oyster farm, where you will taste a local specialty: White wine and oysters!