Discover the famous vineyards of Saint-Emilion by bicycle! You will ride along the vineyards and the famous chateaux of this region. During the day you will visit two chateaux: a beautiful family-run estate & a Great Classified Growth estate. Then, you will enjoy a guided walk in the medieval village of Saint-Emilion, which is Unesco’s World Heritage classified. In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties!
10.15 am: Meet at Bordovino’s Apartment located in the very center of Bordeaux.
Let’s start the day! En route for a short train ride or drive in minibus (depending of the number of people) and arrive in the vineyards of Saint-Emilion!
11.30 am: Enjoy a guided walking tour through the charming village of St. Emilion dating from Middle-Age and Unesco’s World Heritage classified.
12.30 pm: Start pedaling to the first château: a beautiful and charming family run chateau located in the heart of Saint-Emilion vineyards. Enjoy a lunch in the garden of the chateau (or under an arbour in case of bad weather). After lunch you will visit the chateau: vat house and cellar. You will discover a traditional way of making wine!
3.00 pm: Back on your bike! Take an easy ride through the beautiful Saint-Emilion vineyards. Enjoy seeing some prestigious properties such as Chateau Petrus or Cheval Blanc!
4.30 pm: Visit and tasting session at a Classified Growth chateau on the edge of Saint-Emilion. Enjoy explanations about the winemaking process, from the vine to the bottle. Finish by a tasting of the estate’s wines!
After the visit, ride back to the village’s train station or return by minivan
7.15 pm: Back in Bordeaux
- You need to be in good physical condition to do this tour.
- Think about wearing good shoes (as snickers) and take a backpack
- Let us know if you have any health problem
- We provide you with water’s bottles for the day
- In case of heavy rain, riding a bike is replaced by the same tour by minivan. The decision is made on the spot with the whole group.