The Bordeaux Essentials

Duration 4 days/ 3 nights

Budget (from) 895 € incl. VAT/pers

Themes
  • Authenticity
  • Wine & Spirits
  • Gastronomy
  • Culture & History

Highlights

  • Welcoming and transfer upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation in a 4-star hotel in the heart of the historic city
  • One day in the vineyard, with visit of a chateau and meeting with a winemaker
  • One day to discover the Arcachon Bay with its oyster farming tradition
  • Discovery of regional gastronomy and tasting of local products
  • City Pass 72 hours to discover the city at your own pace and according to your desires.
  • Rental vehicle included
  • Price may vary according to number of participants
  • Private guide or driver for the two days outside of the city available upon request (additional charge)

Focusing on the essentials is perfect for a first-time visit to Bordeaux.  Discover the three major themes of Bordeaux, the city, the seaside and the wine region. Get only the best out of the three. We can guarantee a  stay rich in experiences and memories.   

Step by step

The stay as described is indicative and flexible. Do not hesitate to fill in your wishes or practical information when you make your request (duration, special requests, food constraints). An adapted and tailor-made proposal will be made for you. Inbound and outbound transport to and from Bordeaux is not included.

  • Day 1 - Bordeaux

    We welcome you upon your arrival in Bordeaux and accompany you to your hotel. You have the end of the day for a first contact with the city. A table is reserved for you for a dinner in the city centre. After dinner, choose to discover Bordeaux "by night" and the lively streets of the St Pierre or St Michel districts.

  • Day 2 - In the Vineyards

    After a breakfast at the Hotel, we will accompany you to discover the vineyard of your choice. Visit and tasting in one of the chateaux of the appellation. You meet the producer and discover the secrets of winemaking while tasting the wines of the chateau. Continue the experience with a gourmet lunch in the vineyards. Take your time before heading back to Bordeaux.

  • Day 3 - By the Seaside

    A unique day on the Arcachon Bay. Discover an exceptional site with tasting of oysters and other local products. Climb the Dune of Pilat or explore the Cap Ferret peninsula followed by a "Oysters, seafood and white wine" tasting lunch in the heart of a traditional oyster farming village. Depending on the season, enjoy the beach or stroll along the ocean before returning to Bordeaux for a free evening.

  • Day 4 - Bordeaux

    For your last morning, visit the Cité du Vin, the emblematic Bordeaux museum, to broaden your knowledge of the wines of the world. Continue with a walk in the heart of the Chartrons district with its markets and its many antique dealers, true memories of the local heritage. Adapt the pace of your last day to your departure times.