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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.

The Best of Bordeaux: Guided Bicycle Tour

2. The Best of Bordeaux: Guided Bicycle Tour

Go back in time to an era where Bordeaux was modern and lively, full of history and lively high-class French culture on this guided bike tour. Ride through iconic districts like the charming city center, Bordeaux right bank, and north Bordeaux.  Meet your guide and get set up with your high-quality bike and helmet. Follow guide and alternate in time between modern and ancient history. Discover the secrets of the city's oldest monuments, as well as the latest street art pieces hidden places. Find out where the locals like to dine so you know which restaurants to visit. Gilde through the most beautiful green areas where you can relax. Learn more about the art and architecture of the city. Discover Bordeaux like a local, on your bike. Visit areas such as the historic city center, Bordeaux right bank, north Bordeaux and the Chartrons district. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour. 

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.

Bordeaux: 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour

6. 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.

Bordeaux Private Walking Tour

7. 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!

From Bordeaux: Full-Day Private Basque Country Tour

8. From Bordeaux: Full-Day Private Basque Country Tour

With your guide, Olala Bordeaux, you will spend the day learning about the Basque country, its culture, and its cuisine. Famous for its rugby, its pelote (a type of sport), its waves, and its cuisine, it's a land of tradition and contrast tucked away between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees Mountains. Olala will bring you to the heart of the splendid countryside along a route highlighting traditional Basque towns such as farms from the 15th century and the Sare Caves, the exquisite Ainhoa religious heritage, and Espelette. See the scarlet-red peppers displayed outside of houses, the Mendiguren Citadel, and other jewels from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.  In the Biarritz market, you will find all sorts of Basque specialties such as cheeses, hams, spices, the famous Basque-style cake, and even striped espadrilles, all made with local Basque material. Itinerary: - 08:00: Pickup from your hotel - 08:30: Southern Cape, the Landes Forest and the foothills of the Pyrénées - 10:00: Discover Biarritz and its market - 11:00: The Basque Village Circuit of Sare and Ainhoa - 13:00: Basque Lunch - 14:30: Basque Village Circuit: Espelette - 15:30: Visit Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and taste local products - 18:00: Northern Cape and the Landes Forest - 20:00: Drop-off at your hotel

From Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion Wine Tour in a Sidecar

9. 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.

From Bordeaux: Arcachon and Pilat Dune Private Tour

10. From Bordeaux: Arcachon and Pilat Dune Private Tour

Get back to nature in the Landes Forest and marvel at Europe's largest sand dune on a private day trip from Bordeaux. Head towards Port de Larros to take part in an oyster tasting at an oyster farm. Continue to the Winter City of Arcachon for lunch, and admire the typical 19th-century homes, especially around Mauresque Park. Stroll along the boardwalk to Thiers Pier and get lovely views of the fishing boats off the coast. See the sandy beaches of Pereire and Moulleau as you make your way towards Pilat Dune. Get panoramic views of Arcachon Bay and its natural attractions, such as the Banc D'Arguin, the remains of a lagoon now open to the ocean and used for oyster farming. Gaze at the iconic tchanquée huts on the île aux Oiseaux and see the tip of Cap Ferret framed by a pine forest slowly being swallowed up by the dunes. Get a better appreciation for the bio-diversity and maritime heritage of the area before you make your way back to Bordeaux. Here is an example of what you could enjoy in one day*: 9.00AM : Pick up at your stay in Bordeaux. 11:00 AM: Oyster Tasting at Le Routioutiou, Port de Larros. 12:00 AM: Discover Arcachon’s winter city, around the Mauresque park. 1:00 PM: Lunch at Chez Pierre, on the seafront. 2:30 PM: Walk along the seafront and the Thiers Pier. 3:30 PM: Drive along the beach to the Pilat Dune. 4:00 PM: Climb up the Dune. 7:00 PM: Drop off at Bordeaux Tourist office. *Depending on our partners’ availability

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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!