Saint-Emilion Wine Tour
Saint-Emilion full day Wine and Village Tour
If you like wine, culture, history and beautiful landscapes, tour to Saint-Emilion is for you!
Start the day with a visit and wine tasting in a famous Château in the Saint-Emilion Grand
Cru Classé (Classified Growth) appellation. You’ll be impressed by their underground caves
excavated in the limestone.
Then, discover the beautiful and typical Saint-Emilion village and its vineyards that have
been shaped by history for more than 2000 years. Nowadays the village and its landscapes
are both listed as Unesco World Heritage.
What to visit in Saint-Emilion?
After a walking tour in this charming medieval village, discover the hidden treasures of Saint-Emilion - its underground monuments only accessible with a guide: the Hermitage of Saint-Emilion, the catacombs and the largest and most impressive in Europe monolithic church entirely dug in limestone rock by monks from the 9th to the 11th century.
Where to taste wine in Saint-Emilion?
After the lunch in a family gourmet restaurant with stunning view on vineyards and excellent cuisine, let’s visit a winery in the neighbour prestigious appellation of Pomerol, one of the most known châteaus of this is the world-famous Château Petrus.
To finish the day, last but not least, you’ll visit a small family property in one of local appellations (Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Montagne Saint-Emilion…).
Among these small chateaux you often find real gems of the Bordeaux right bank. Saint-Emilion is the ideal destination to understand the art of wine making and of wine tasting in Bordeaux and to learn more about history of Aquitaine!
Saint-Emilion Wine Tour Program
Example of Program (to adapt if necessary, according to your desires and the availability of the châteaus)
Departure from your hotel in Bordeaux
Private visit and tasting at a First Classified Growth Château
Walking tour in the medieval city of Saint-Emilion and a private visit of its underground monuments.
Lunch at a family gourmet restaurant near Saint-Emilion
Private visit and tasting at a Château in the prestigious Pomerol appellation
Private visit and tasting at a family-owned Château
Return to Bordeaux
Included: private guide – driver services, transportation by minivan, visits and tastings in châteaus, tickets to the underground monuments.