Guided Tour of Saint-Emilion from Bordeaux with Wine Tasting

Organized by Rustic Vines
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Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 7 hrs
Spoken languages: English
Minimum age: From 16 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: super flexible More info

Activity description

Take advantage of your stay in Bordeaux to discover Saint-Emilion with a guide for a day!

If you are a wine lover visiting Bordeaux, this guided tour of Saint-Emilion is the perfect wine experience for you. Led by a guide with a passion for French culture and its wines, this day trip not only allows you to discover the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saint-Emilion and its vineyards on foot but also to taste at least 10 different wines!

Departing from Bordeaux, this guided tour of Saint-Emilion and its vineyards will take you to the heart of 2 wine estates that will open their doors to you to discover their history and heritage. You will learn all about the production of their wines, and at the end of each visit, you will have the pleasure of tasting some of them! The picnic break will also be accompanied by a glass of wine, and the day will naturally end with a wine tasting, in the centre of Saint-Emilion and its exceptional setting.

With a small group of 8 wine-lovers, this guided tour with wine tasting in Saint-Emilion will give you an unforgettable day out discovering the rich wine heritage of the Bordeaux region!

Offer Description

Guided tour of Saint-Emilion, including the discovery of 2 partner estates: a small production family château (vineyard) and a more prestigious château (vineyard) in the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appellation.

Rustic Vines' partner estates include Château Bernateau, Château Moncets, Château Bonalgue, Château Yon Figeac, Château La Croizille, etc.

Course of events

- Meeting with the guide at the Rustic Vines agency in Bordeaux

- Drive by van (about 45 minutes) to Saint-Emilion to visit the first château, then taste the wines (2 to 3 wines) produced there (approx. 1 hour)

- Picnic break at the estate (bread, cheeses, cold cuts, vegetables, etc.), accompanied by a glass of wine (approx. 1 hour)

- Visit to a second estate (approx. 1 hour), followed by a wine tasting (2 to 3 wines)

- Guided walking tour of the village of Saint-Emilion (30 minutes)

- Wine tasting session (4 to 6 wines) in the heart of Saint-Emilion in a wine cellar (45 minutes)

- Return to Bordeaux by van (approx. 45-minute drive) and end of the activity

Activity requirements

Please arrive 5 minutes before the departure time.

A minimum number of 2 participants is required to run this activity.

Minors (under 18) must be accompanied by an adult.

Special terms

Please list any dietary restrictions when booking.

Pets are not permitted to join in this activity.

The return timetable may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Guide
  • Visit at the wineries
  • Wine tasting
  • Bottle of water
  • Picnic lunch
  • Transport by van
Do not forget to bring
  • Hiking or sport shoes
  • Comfortable clothes adapted to the weather
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
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Meeting point
Rustic Vines 33000 - 26 Rue de la Devise, 33000 Bordeaux Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 24 hours or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
24 hrs
Cancellation 24 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule