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The UNESCO tour from Saint-Emilion to Bordeaux


Office de Tourisme du Grand Saint-Emilionnais
Place des Créneaux - 33330 - Saint-Emilion

05 57 55 28 20

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A one-day programme, joining  Saint-Émilion with Bordeaux
Friendly lunch with a winegrower

You will be welcomed by your guide at the Tourist Office of Saint-Émilion.

9:30 am – Saint-Émilion city tour

Follow your guide through several centuries of history! From the village's foundation in the 8th century to the French Revolution in 1789 through the period of English domination:Discover the rich past of Saint-Émilion through its main monuments.

Traditional streets, cloisters, city gate, fortifications and underground monuments have so much to tell you. Without forgetting a viewpoint to admire the beautiful sleeping city.

30 minutes of free time between the end of the guided tour and the departure to the wine estate.


11:30 am – Visit and « Casse Croûte » lunch with the winemaker in a wine estate

Departure to a family wine estate of Saint-Émilion. The winemaker greets you and gives you a tour of his estate: the vines, the wine cellar and the vat room. He also allows you to discover the different steps of the winemaking process in Saint-Emilion. Then, share a friendly "Casse-Croûte" lunch with him, including 3 wines of the estate. We give you the choice of 2 options for lunch:

  • the wine-grower "casse-croûte" with regional cold and hot meats, mixed salads, cheeses, dessert and coffee.
  • or the steak party : regional cold meats, grilled rib-steak on vine shoots, potatoes, cheeses, dessert and coffee.


2:30 pm – Departure from Saint-Émilion to Bordeaux
Departure to Bordeaux, around 40 kilometres away. On the way, the guide will present Bordeaux, and its inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its urban architecture.


3:30 pm - Bordeaux city tour
In the heart of old Bordeaux, discover the city’s built heritage. Presentation of the historical building fronts (including the Grand Theatre, the "place de la Comédie", "place de la Bourse", "place du Palais", "place du Parlement"…). You may even get the chance to enter and discover the buildings interior…
> This tour lasts 2 hours (partly by coach, partly on foot).


5.30 pm - End of our programme


ullet  Please note that your coach is used from 11:30 am (distance covered: about 60km).

ullet  This program can also be made from Bordeaux to Saint-Émilion. Please contact us for the timetable.

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                                    2019 GROUP RATES 

Price per person

(guide fees not included)

Guide fees for the group

Monday to Saturday

Guide fees for the group

Sunday and Bank Holidays

Casse-Croûte Option : € 45

Entrecôte Party Option : € 55 

€ 395
€ 469

General terms and conditions :

Booking must be made in advance ; the tours are available all year long (except December 25th and January 1st).

The schedule can change on request.

Minimum capacity : 20 people.

Maximum capacity : 50 people beyond 50 contact us.

1 person free for 20 paying people.

This programme can only be made with a guide of the Tourist Office.

The fee per person (without guide) includes : the visit, admission fees to the monuments, tasting fees, lunch (including coffee).

The fee does not include : transportation (on request) or personal expenses.

The guide fees are per guide and for one group of a maximum 50 people. These include the guide service for the whole programme as mentioned.

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