Bordeaux - Graves and Sauternes

Bordeaux - Graves and Sauternes

The golden wines

Tour type: Private , Duration: 10 Hours

Product ID: 5775
Description

Depart Bordeaux for the Graves region and enjoy visits and wine tastings in 2 châteaux of the Graves appellation. Graves, the first place in Bordeaux to export wine, is one of those rare regions that produces reds, dry whites and sweet wines equally well.After some free time for lunch, head towards the Sauternes region. After a drive through the vineyards and the beautiful landscape of the area, enjoy 2 visits and wine tasting sessions in 2 different 1855 classified growth chateaux of the Sauternes appellation.
The golden Sauternes wines became famous during the 18th century when the understanding and utilization of the Noble rot was accepted as a wine producing peculiarity. On the way back, admire the imposing ruins of a medieval castle, Château Burdos, built by Lord Budos, nephew of Pope Clement V. The ruins of the 14th century Budos Fortress are accessible through a fortified gateway cutting into the impressive ramparts.

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Depart Bordeaux for the Graves region and enjoy visits and wine tastings in 2 châteaux of the Graves appellation. Graves, the first place in Bordeaux to export wine, is one of those rare regions that produces reds, dry whites and sweet wines equally well.After some free time for lunch, head towards the Sauternes region. After a drive through the vineyards and the beautiful landscape of the area, enjoy 2 visits and wine tasting sessions in 2 different 1855 classified growth chateaux of the Sauternes appellation.
The golden Sauternes wines became famous during the 18th century when the understanding and utilization of the Noble rot was accepted as a wine producing peculiarity. On the way back, admire the imposing ruins of a medieval castle, Château Burdos, built by Lord Budos, nephew of Pope Clement V. The ruins of the 14th century Budos Fortress are accessible through a fortified gateway cutting into the impressive ramparts.

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About this activity
Group size
4
Languages
English, French, German, Turkish
The meeting point
At your hotel or ship in Bordeaux

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Includes
  • Services of a private driver and guide
  • Reservations for 4 Classified Growth Châteaux
  • Wine tasting fees
  • Comfortable and fully equipped car or minivan (depending on 
  •  size)
  • Gas, toll, parking
  • Water
  • Coffee break
  • Hotel or ship pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks not included in the description
  • Personal expenses

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Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 10 days in advance: 100% reimbursed minus the Paypal fee.
  • Under 10 days in advance: no reimbursement.

Organized by

Beatrice

I am running a boutique style travel agency and I am planning luxury holidays in France, particularly around beautiful Biarritz. I specialize in golf & wine tours. I cater for small groups (10-12 persons maximum) and individuals. I was born and raised in France, travelled extensively and lived in different countries, speak 5 languages. I've worked in the tourism industry for more than 24 years, I have a marketing and management background. I take great pleasure in working closely with my clients to design the right vacation for them.


Product ID: 5775

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