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Saint Emilion: Guided Winery Tour & Wine Tasting

1. Saint Emilion: Guided Winery Tour & Wine Tasting

During this tour. you will see 2 different winery styles. First, discover a traditional winery with an authentic cellar and typical architecture of Saint Emilion, producing a traditional style of wine for the region. The second winery is a forward-looking one with modern cellar on the cutting edge of technology. Discover how the winemakers use cutting-edge technology and viticulture techniques to perfect the winemaking process and produce a different, innovate style of wine. Learn all about the winemaking process from the vines, the varietals, the aging, and everything around it. The visit will be followed by the tasting of 3 Saint Emilion Grand Cru wines, from the different estates with an introduction to wine tasting technics.

Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

2. Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

We'll begin at our centrally located bike shop, where your comfortable Dutch-style city bike awaits. Bordeaux has plenty of bike paths and cycle-friendly areas that we'll take advantage of as we explore the city. From the medieval ramparts of town to the contemporary, bustling streets; we'll see it all! The excursion that I propose is unique and adapts to your needs and desires, whether you are with family, friends, or colleagues. This approximately 15 km bike tour is aimed at all the curious, young or old, local or tourists, who want to share a special moment in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. You’ll hear the guide’s personal stories about Bordeaux, along with all the historical detail about the city’s standout landmarks. Follow Monsieur Bacchus on a journey through time, between classic and modern history! You will discover the secrets of ancient monuments such as the latest street-art works scattered throughout the city, without forgetting the best gastronomic addresses and the most vibrant neighborhoods. Come learn the Bordeaux way of life and leave the stars full of pupils and flavors full of taste buds!

Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

3. Bordeaux: Sightseeing by Side Car

Experience the best of scenic Bordeaux, a city located in the midst of one of the world's most famous wine regions. Enjoy an open-air tour in a fashionable side car with a knowledgeable guide and motorbike driver. See some of the city's most important historic and cultural sites including the Place des Quinconces, Place de la Bourse, Saint Michel Basilica, Grosse Cloche bell tower, Pey Berland Cathedral Tower, and Grand Opera. Your guide will provide live commentary as you go, giving you insight into the city's history, architecture, and daily life.  Starting from a convenient meeting point just in front of the Bordeaux tourist office, your itinerary may vary according to your wishes and the traffic. The price is for 1 or 2 passengers/side car. If your group is larger than two, you are welcome to book several side cars at same time.

Welcome to Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with a Local

4. Welcome to Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Bordeaux from a local eager to share all the tips to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your hotel or accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn insider tips, such as the best places to eat, buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to do, customized to your interests. By the end, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city with all the information you need.

From Bordeaux: Médoc Vineyard and Chateau Tour by Sidecar

5. From Bordeaux: Médoc Vineyard and Chateau Tour by Sidecar

Treat yourself to a magical experience while in Bordeaux. From your hotel, head off just a few minutes from Bordeaux and very quickly you will be surrounded by nature. Your driver-guide will take you on narrow roads to discover the Médoc. The sidecars are able to drive everywhere, allowing you to head right into the heart of the vineyard. In addition to this great ride all around Margaux, take the opportunity to visit a magnificent chateau. While inside, indulge in a tasting of one or more Grand Cru Classé wines. Of course, the "Gentlemen-sider" will stop whenever you want to take photos, or to discuss the region and life in Bordeaux with your friendly guide. Conclude the unique tour, shared with a local, with hotel drop-off in Bordeaux.

From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

6. From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

Discover the magic of the Saint-Emilion Wine Route from the passenger basket of a vintage sidecar. After getting picked up from your hotel in Bordeaux, travel through the heart of the vineyards along the route.  Along the way, get a glimpse of some of the majestic chateaux which are home to some of the world's most renowned wines. Stop at one of these chateaux for a tour of the estate and a tasting of some fine 'Grand Cru Classé' wines. Stop as often as you like for photos and feel free to ask your pilot/guide any burning questions you may have about the region or life in Bordeaux. Finish your tour with a stroll on foot around the medieval village of Saint-Emilion before returning to your hotel.

Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

7. Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

Explore the vineyard of Bordeaux in a Citroën 2CV. Comfortably seated in the back seat of the 2CV, you will enjoy a unique experience to discover the vineyard in a different way. Your chauffeur will tell you the rich history of both the vineyard and its chateaux, leaving no secrets for you. You can choose according to your wishes to explore the Médoc region, located in the North of Bordeaux, the Pessac-Léognan region at the South of Bordeaux, or the historical Saint-Emilion village The visits include wine tastings at two prestigious chateaux (one classified growth chateau and a family-run estate). For the Médoc private wine tour option, you will visit a grand cru classé from 1855 and a family estate. Each château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Between the two visits, your chauffeur will take the time to show you the well-known "route des châteaux", the village of Margaux as well as the world-famous Château Margaux. For the Pessac-Léognan private wine tour option, you will visit two classified wineries. Each château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Between the two visits, your chauffeur will take the time to show you the Prieuré de Cayac, a step place for the pilgrims of Santiago de Compostela, the beautiful Pessac-Léognan wines road and the famous château Smith Haut-Lafitte. For the Saint-Emilion private wine tour option, you will visit one classified winery. The château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Your chauffeur will also make you discover the village of Saint-Emilion on foot for about an hour. During your tour in this historical city, you will stop at a macaroon producer for a tasting. Macaroons are the second specialty of Saint-Emilion after wine. At the end of this walking tour, you will get back on your 2CV and your driver will lead you on small roads offering a unique panorama on Saint-Emilion and its châteaux.

Bordeaux Private Walking Tour

8. Bordeaux Private Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of historic Bordeaux with a local guide who will tailor the excursion to your tastes and introduce you to the city’s beautiful buildings. Starting at the main tourist office in the city center, move on down charming streets lined with graceful buildings. Bordeaux has been classified a “City of Art and History” and is home to one of Europe’s largest collection of 18th-Century architecture. As you walk through imposing squares and handsome avenues, you will see big-ticket attractions such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts, the Gothic Basilica of St. Michael and the neo-classical Grand Théâtre, conceived as a “Temple to the Arts and Light.” You can take the tour at your own pace and rhythm. Your guide will provide the narrative and propose visits to the city’s museums and galleries. Naturally, as the center of one of the world’s best-known wine producing regions, you will be recommended some of the famous wines; Château Mouton-Rothschild and Château Latour among them!

Bordeaux: 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour

9. Bordeaux: 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour

Welcome to Bordeaux: the city of wine and so much more. Bordeaux has one of the finest gastronomical traditions in France, with some dishes and delicacies completely unique to the region, like foie gras and the cooking technique associated with it, as well as the canelé, a rum-flavored pastry, the Bouchon de Bordeaux, a type of restaurant specializing in Lyonnaise cuisine, and many more.  Discover the effervescence of Bordeaux's markets and spend some time in the city's Old Town, while accompanied by your expert food guide. With one of the highest numbers of preserved historical buildings in France, Bordeaux will surprise you in its diversity of cityscape as well as its diversity of food. So come aboard the tour for foodies, where you can discover the city and have a conversation with a local insider and lover of food. Taste and drink your way through this French city, interacting with locals and taking in the sights along the way.

From Bordeaux: Cognac Private Wine Tour

10. From Bordeaux: Cognac Private Wine Tour

Olala opens the gates in Charentes to famous regions and master artisans. Example of program : 9:00am - Pick-up from your stay in Bordeaux 10:30am- Visit at a family run Cognac producer followed by tastings 12:00pm - "Charente"-style lunch in Cognac 2:00pm - Visit at Chateau de Cognac 4:00pm - Visit at at famous Cognac distillery (Hennessy, Remi Martin...) 5:00pm - Leave Cognac 6:30pm - Drop off at your stay in Bordeaux

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What people are saying about Bordeaux

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 66 reviews

Guide has broad knowledge of the history of Bordeaux and tells it through a number of well-chosen stops. You learn to look and recognize. There is time to satisfy hunger or thirst if desired. The bike ride is feasible for everyone. The bikes are solid: anti-puncture, chain gone.

Highly recommend, we flew in to Bordeaux the afternoon of the tour, to be showed everything on the side car with all the history and information was great. Luigi was a great entertainer as well, my partner and I fell in love with Bordeaux after this tour! 10/10

We loved our (quality) bike tour with Mickaël. He cares about the comfort of the participants by offering bags, baskets, ... Complete overview of the center of Bordeaux without stress with all the necessary explanations. I highly recommend !

Really enjoyed the group and tour guide. It was a great way to see Bordeaux!

Amazing tour! So accommodating! Would definitely recommend!