The 2 days "stones and wine" tour from Saint-Emilion to Bordeaux

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ENTRE PIERRE ET VIN DE SAINT-EMILION A BORDEAUX

The most complete programme of our group offer including Bordeaux. Can be done all year round during weekdays and weekends.

 

DAY 1

 

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

 

10:30 am – The vineyards of Saint-Émilion, a World Heritage Site

This tour enables visitors to discover the outstandingly beautiful vine-covered Saint-Émilion countryside. The Jurisdiction of Saint-Émilion was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 1999 in honour of its historic vineyard landscape. While you  admire the scenery from a coach, your guide will explain the features of Saint-Émilion wine, its history, its châteaux and the expertise of its winegrowers. The tour includes a visit to an estate where you will meet a winegrower. You will be able to taste the wine there as well !
> This tour lasts 3 hours (including the stop in a winery).

  

Free time in the village.

 

12:00 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 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.

 

3:00 pm - 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.

 

End of the guided programme for day one at 4:30 pm and free time in the city.

 

Option - Hotel Kyriad Libourne (located 10 kms from Saint-Émilion)
Accommodation based on double occupancy. Single room available. Please contact us for single extra-charge.
Dinner at hotel based on: starter, main course, dessert, coffee and wine.

 

DAY 2

 

You are welcomed by your guide at the Villemaurine Parking.

 

9:30 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.

Once arrived : 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).

 

12:30 pm – Cruise and lunch on the Garonne River

According to the tide, you will sail on a guided tour for two hours upstream or downstream Bordeaux city. You will discover "Le Port de la Lune" along the historical building facades listed by UNESCO. 

 

 

 

3:00 pm - End of our programme

 

ullet  Please note that your coach is used in Saint-Émilion and Bordeaux (distance covered: about 100 km).

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2018 GROUP RATES 

Price per person

(guide fees, accommodation
and dinner
not included)

Guide fees for the group

Monday to Saturday

Guide fees for the group

Sunday and Bank Holidays

Casse Croute option
day 1 : € 114

 

Steak Party option
day 1: € 125


 € 627


 € 751

 

General conditions :

Booking must be made in advance, the tours are available all year long, from tuesday to sunday (except from December 24th to January 3rd).

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, lunches (incluing wine and coffee). Contact us for the menu options.

The fee does not include : transportation (on request) and 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.

 

If you want a St Emilion Grand Cru Classé wine estate, please note an increase between €3 and €5 per person (the exact cost will be confirmed in the booking form).

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