Bordeaux

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    Bordeaux is the largest fine wine producing region in the world.  Bordeaux city is  now considered to be the second most  beautiful city in France after Paris and is an elegant, sophisticated city with panache. It is  a designated UNESCO world heritage site and it’s grand 18th century riverfront façades overlook the Garonne river and pretty quayside walkways.

    Bordeaux is renowned for it’s Wine, Gastronomy, Culture and Shopping. It lives by one simple rule ‘food is for everyone’.It is easily one of the best gastronomic destinations in France, with an extensive choice of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.

    Bordeaux’s best known wine regions are Medoc, St Emilion, Graves, Pessac Leognan and Sauternes, producing red, white, rose and dessert wines. Bordeaux boasts in excess of 8000 chateaux. It’s best known, first class chateaux  being, Haut Brion, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux and Mouton Rothschild.

    The Irish ‘Wild Geese’ fled to Bordeaux in the late 18th century and their tradition is very much alive today with the Irish chateaux of Lynch Bages, Kirwan, Mc Carthy and Phelan Segur.

    St Emilion, location is an hours drive east of Bordeaux city. It is a medieval village famous for it’s natural beauty,wine and architecture. A Unesco heritage site, perched on a hill with the whole area covered in vines. The heart of the town and exceptionally well preserved  church, catacombs, castle and convents are all clustered around the old town walls.

    If you desire to feel the buzz in the wine world then head for St Emilion and savour its bustling restaurants and wine bars.

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    Please register your interest with us and we will tailor make your tour to your requirements.

    Join us in the wine region of Bordeaux, France and let us share our passion for wine with you. Walk amongst the vines, meet the winemakers and taste their wine in their cellars. Let us match the local food with the local wine for a truly gastronomic experience.

    Tour Description

    DAY 1 Welcome drinks reception

    DAY 2 Day tour of Medoc

    Chateau Palmer

    Chateau Palmer

    Chateau Labegorce-Zede

    Chateau Labegorce

    Chateau

    Chateau

    DAY 3 Day tour of St. Emilion

    DAY 4 Guided tour of Bordeaux

    Tour To Include

    Tour Price: €899.00


    Single supplement of €50.00 per room per night will apply. Wine with meals not included to allow for personal selection.  Travel insurance not included and mandatory in France.

    Places limited so early booking advised!

    Testimonials

    Dear Maria,

    Thank you for an absolutely marvellous visit to St Emilion. We really appreciated the expert planning you had done to make it an exceptional experience.

    Susan, July 2015

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