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Beaches and vineyards



154€
154€/pers.*

Enjoy a full day tour including the discovery of two beautiful landscapes of the Bordeaux region, the stunning Arcachon’s bay and the famous vineyards of the Medoc region !


The program


For your holidays in Bordeaux explore the beautiful landscapes of the Bay of Arcachon and its delicacies!

Discover the amazing Bay of Arcachon !


The Bay of Arcachon is a beautiful bay located at 55 minutes' drive away from Bordeaux. Arcachon is a bay of 1500 hectares fed by the Atlantic Ocean forming an inland sea with the colors of a lagoon, bordered on one side by a blond fine sand dune culminating at 110 meters: the Dune du Pyla. This Dune is the biggest sand dune in Europe! From its summit, you can also admire the beautiful Landes' forest.

 

9.00 am: Meeting at Bordovino's office and drive to the atlantic coast. The guide will provide you with information about the Bay of Arcachon.

 

10.00 am: Climb the Pyla's Sand Dune, the biggest Sand Dune in Europe. Enjoy there the amazing views on the ocean, the bay and the forest! Be brave enough to walk down the dune and put one foot (or more!) into the water!

 

11.30 am: Bay of Arcachon is home of the traditional culture of oysters! Savour an oyster's tasting at a local producer with a glass of white wine. Share a nice moment of conviviality overlooking the bay!

 

12.30 pm: Drive back to Bordeaux. Enjoy a quick picnic in the center of Bordeaux.


1.45 pm: Leave Bordeaux & drive through the "Chateau Route" of the Medoc. The guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux & Medoc wine regions.


2.45 pm: Arriving in a charming and authentic family-run estate (Chateau Lamarque, Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Chateau Siran...). Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau run by a passionate family for generations. Start the visit in the vineyards, in front of the château, tour around the traditional vat room and discover the cellar.
Tasting class - Become a wine expert in 20min!
« Intense color, woody aromas, tannic taste... » Ouch !! What does it mean? You will learn the steps of a propertasting and will educate your nose in order to identify the wines aromas. We will give you our tips and tricks to taste like a pro!
At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some tasting of the chateau's wines.


4.30 pm: Visit a Great Classified Growth estate (Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Chateau Lagrange...). Visit the vineyards, the vat room and the cellars of the one of the most prestigious chateaux of Bordeaux. Enjoy some explanations about their wine making process, from the vine to the bottle. Finish the visit by a tasting of the estate's wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (cheese, fresh bread...).


7.15 pm: Back in Bordeaux

DURATION 10h00
LANGUAGE English French
GROUP 8
TASTING 5 (white wine + red wines)
TRANSPORT Minivan
APÉRITIF Oysters + Picnic lunch

ANNULATION

  • • Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 7 days before tour = no refund
  • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, Bordovino will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.
  • Children from 10 years old only (our Tasting class and Wine discovery day are not adapted to children)

Meeting point


Bordovino’s office
3, rue d’enghien
33 000 Bordeaux


Accès Tramway ligne B et C

Station: “Quinconces"


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