Medoc and Bay of Arcachon Full Day Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Medoc and Bay of Arcachon Full Day Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Explore the beautiful landscapes of Bordeaux region and taste amazing wines

Tour type: Group , Duration: 10 Hours 30 Minutes

Product ID: 30205
Description

Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Bay of Arcachon and Medoc vineyards with this full day wine tour!
The Bay of Arcachon is a beautiful bay located just 55 minutes away from Bordeaux. Arcachon Bay boasts the biggest dune in Europe - Dune du Pyla. 
ITINERARY:8.30 am: Meet and drive to the Atlantic coast. 
10.00 am: Climb the Pyla sand dune, the biggest Sand Dune in Europe. Enjoy the amazing views of the ocean, the bay and the forest! 
11.30 am: Arcachon Bay is home to a traditional oyster culture! Savour an oyster tasting at a local producer with a glass of white wine as you overlook the bay!
12.30 pm: Drive back to Bordeaux and enjoy a quick picnic in the centre of Bordeaux.
1.45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive through the "Chateau Route" of the Medoc. 
2.45 pm: Arrive at a charming and authentic family-run estate (Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Chateau Siran). Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau which has been run by a passionate family for generations. Start the visit in the vineyards, visit the château, tour around the traditional vat room and discover the cellar.
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Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Bay of Arcachon and Medoc vineyards with this full day wine tour!
The Bay of Arcachon is a beautiful bay located just 55 minutes away from Bordeaux. Arcachon Bay boasts the biggest dune in Europe - Dune du Pyla. 
ITINERARY:8.30 am: Meet and drive to the Atlantic coast. 
10.00 am: Climb the Pyla sand dune, the biggest Sand Dune in Europe. Enjoy the amazing views of the ocean, the bay and the forest! 
11.30 am: Arcachon Bay is home to a traditional oyster culture! Savour an oyster tasting at a local producer with a glass of white wine as you overlook the bay!
12.30 pm: Drive back to Bordeaux and enjoy a quick picnic in the centre of Bordeaux.
1.45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive through the "Chateau Route" of the Medoc. 
2.45 pm: Arrive at a charming and authentic family-run estate (Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Chateau Siran). Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau which has been run by a passionate family for generations. Start the visit in the vineyards, visit the château, tour around the traditional vat room and discover the cellar.
Become a wine expert in 20 minutes with a wine tasting class. Learn the steps of a proper tasting and educate your nose in order to identify the wines' aromas. You will learn tips and tricks to taste like a pro! At the end of the visit, put what you've learnt into practice with a tasting of the chateau's wines.
4.30 pm: Visit a Great Classified Growth estate (Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Chateau Lagrange, Chateau Dauzac, Chateau Cantenac-Brown). Visit the vineyards, the vat room and the cellars of one of the most prestigious chateaux of Bordeaux. Enjoy some explanations about the wine making process from the vine to the bottle.
Finish the visit with a tasting of the estate's wines while enjoying an aperitif of French delicacies (cheese, fresh bread).
7.00 pm: Back in Bordeaux.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
3, rue d'Enghien, 33000, Bordeaux

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Includes
  • Climbing the Dune du Pyla
  • Tasting of 8 oysters and a glass of white wine
  • Picnic in Bordeaux
  • Visit to 2 beautiful chateaux
  • Friendly and professional guides
  • Wine discovery workshop
  • Minimum of 4 wine tastings
  • Transportation by minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 7 days in advance: 100% reimbursed.
  • Under 7 days in advance: no reimbursement.
  • Modification of the date is possible according to availability.
  • If the Company is responsible for any cancellation (dangerous weather conditions, mechanical problems with the transport, unexpected health problems for the guide) the client is entitled to a full reimbursement.

Organized by

Pierre-Jean

Having arrived from Paris 8 years ago to work in the wine business, Pierre-Jean is the former marketing director for a wine company in Bordeaux. Pierre-Jean spends his time organising wine tours to perfection and welcomes tourists to his wine region of choice!


Product ID: 30205

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