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Bordeaux visit and Margaux Private Wine Tour

 
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Our Bordeaux and Margaux wines tour offers the best of our local experts and guides’ selections among already most renowned city for its 18th century elegance and oldest vineyards in the world that dates back from the antiquity in the 60BC century. You will experience the most fascinating cultural heritage of Bordeaux ancient past while immersing in modern and traditional wine culture, visiting sites, vineyards and wine tasting the famous and best selections of wine.

At 9.30am, your guide will pick you up at your hotel.

On the Route des Châteaux (Châteaux’ road), Three visits and tastings of renowned Margaux Classified Growth Châteaux (Cru Classé & Cru Bourgeois)

The appellation is world famous for its lead 1er Grand Cru Classé: Chateau Margaux. As you follow a part of the Château Route you will discover 3 renowned Classified Growth Châteaux (Cru Classé & Cru Bourgeois) that create wines in which the Cabernet Sauvignon is the predominant grape variety. You will learn about the Margaux appellation and encounter those wine makers taking their place in the history, and you will learn and experience everything this living cultural heritage of Bordeaux’s wine has to teach from grape varieties, to geology of the soil or the terroir, the climate, the art and the technics of wine making in this Bordeaux wine region.

It is hard to separate Bordeaux Medoc wines from their cultural and historical heritage. Indeed, Bordeaux wines fame go way back in antiquity. Bordeaux was already starting to earn fame for its wines as far back as the 1st century AD. Romans had settled in 60BC in Burdigala and already started to plant and cultivate wine. From Pompei to England, Bordeaux wines from the right bank of Saint-Emilion was known in all around Europe’s royal court and churches and served to royal wedding. And in the 16th century, Dutch consumers of wine will change Bordeaux wines fate forever by creating what is now known as the Medoc, part of the Left Bank. Motivated by the need to quicken the export of Bordeaux Wines to Dutchland, they dried out all the swamp lands and marshes to create agricultural land, vineyards and direct routes to the Atlantic via the Estuary of the Gironde. It is on this piece of land that the most famous Châteaux will be born. From the 17th century on, Wine trade was entrusted to ‘negociant’ or wine traders by the royal vineyards owners, and it is no secret that the Medoc became a refuge for the wealthy nobility. They had the vision and the money to create what we know as Bordeaux’s Medoc today.

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Lunch and free time during the day


Sightseeing and photos stops

Left Bank Bordeaux wines include most renowned Châteaux like Châteaux Margaux, Palmer. As time allows, we will stop in front of renowned wineries such as Palmer, Margaux, Rauzan Segla, Cantenac Brown.

At 5.30pm, your guide will drop you off at your hôtel.


This tour includes

  •   Transportation from Bordeaux in a comfortable full option minivan for the day
  •   Free Wifi access on Board
  •   Hôtel pick up and drop off in Bordeaux City Center
  •   Bottled water in the minivan
  •   English speaking driver-guide (8 hours per day)
  •   Reservation for 3 winery visits of Classified growth châteaux


This tour does not include

  •   Entrance fees to monuments or attractions
  •   Personal insurance & expenses
  •   Other meals and drinks
  •   Expert guide gratuities 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Due to the refurbishment works next to the Bordeaux train station, we recommend that customers from Paris take the train the day before so that they can guarantee their punctuality on the day of their tour.

-- This tour is subject to availability --

 
Features
Duration of the tour1 day
LanguageEnglish only
Hotel addressHotel pick up in Bordeaux
MinivanSemi private or private tour. The transportation of this excursion is operated in a comfortable full options minibus. Maximum 8 passengers per minibus.
GuideSemi private or private tour. This tour is escorted by an official Guide Interpreter. The guide gives you a tour of the monuments and presents you the history and architecture of the visited sites and towns.
DestinationFR ABO | Amboise
Types of travelPrivate day tours
DestinationsBordeaux
Duration1 day
 
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You like this tour but you do not want to share the minivan with other guests ? We have the perfect fit for you ! Enjoy this tour on a private basis !

  • The exclusivity of a private expert English-speaking driver guide.
  • Private transportation in a full option minibus comfortable Mercedes minivan.
  • Complementary pick up and drop off at your hotel.

Our guides will not give you a lecture but will take you as a friend and in a relaxed way, reveal plenty of anecdotes ! The guarantee of having a tour completely adapted to your profile, your questions and your preferences !

Please contact us at contact@france-intense.com or via this Form

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