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Full Day Wine & Bike St-Emilion

Bordeaux, France

Full Day

Small group min 2 max 8

Full Day Wine & Bike St-Emilion

£128 pp

What You'll Do

Cycle through the vineyards in the old region of St Emilion visit two superb wineries and learn how to taste the most elegant wines from this famous region.

Enjoy your small group bike tour in Saint Emilion, discover the famous vineyards as you ride along the country lanes and by 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, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties!
09.30 am: Meet your guide in the centre of Bordeaux and drive to St. Emilion on the way your guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion wine regions.
10.30 am: Collect the bikes in St Emilion and take an easy ride through the beautiful vineyards. Enjoy the view of prestigious properties such as Chateau Petrus or Cheval Blanc, some of the best wineries in Bordeaux
12.00 pm: Arrive at the first château a beautiful and charming building located in the heart of Saint-Emilion vineyards. Visit the vat house and cellar and discover the traditional way of making wine followed by a tasty picnic lunch in the garden of the chateau (or in the chateau in case of bad weather).
13.45 pm: Enjoy a guided walking tour through the charming village of St. Emilion, a UNESCO World heritage site dating from Middle-Ages.
15.45 pm: Visit and wine 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 wines from the estate.
After the visit, the Bordeaux St Emilion cycling tour is now finished, you will ride back to the minivan to the city of Bordeaux.
18.30 pm: Arrive back in Bordeaux

Your Local Host:

Pierre

I was born in Paris and lived there for most of my life until I moved to Bordeaux for a new job to work for a wine company. During my time here, I completely fell in love with Bordeaux, as well as Strasbourg and Reims, and truly discovered what we call in French art de vivre (the art of living).

Reviews (1)

Roudirez

Thursday 14th June, 2018

What a great day we spent in St Emilion, we chose the bike tour in the vineyards with tastings and lunch in the park of a castle! Great moments and warm welcome in both areas visited. Special mention for our guide Vincent, who gave us lots of expla...

What a great day we spent in St Emilion, we chose the bike tour in the vineyards with tastings and lunch in the park of a castle! Great moments and warm welcome in both areas visited. Special mention for our guide Vincent, who gave us lots of explanations and accompanied us all day in a good mood! Top!

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Location Information

The tour starts in Bordeaux, the meeting point is the Tourist Office of Bordeaux right in the centre of the town.

Your day will start at 09:30 and end at the same spot at around 18:30

 

  • Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
  • Transportation
  • Chateaux entrance fees and lunch
  • Pick and drop off from your hotel in Bordeaux
  • Recommended tour schedule 10.00am to 6.30pm
  • Please note this tour isn’t exclusively private.  Small group tour guaranteed