A day in Pauillac
139€ pp – 1 day
2 visits of a Château with wine tastings
At the wheel of your cabriolet convertible, equipped with a GPS multimedia tablet guide, travel at your own rhythm through the heart of a unique territory dotted with small family estates and many prestigious châteaux.
You will drive along small roads by the Gironde river, home to many former holiday resorts. You will follow the “Route des Châteaux” to discover the prestigious Margaux, Pauillac, and Saint-Julien appellations.
Two châteaux will welcome you: an 1855 Grand Cru Classé estate and a charming family property. And naturally, you will have the opportunity to taste their wine.
You will take a tour of the property, wine storehouses and fermenting room, and discover the secrets of wine-making of Bordeaux’s finest wines, for which the city is famous around the world.
You fancy having lunch at an open-air café along the river, a quaint village inn, or a gastronomic restaurant ? It’s up to you to decide ! Great local restaurants will be indicated throughout your trip… You are guided but free to make stops or detours as and when you please, according to suggestions offered by the multimedia or audio commentary.
Bring along some friends for an even more enjoyable driving experience: several moving vehicles can be linked together, so you remain in control of your own tour !
Example of a programme :
- 9 am: departure from the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux accompanied by your GPS tablet guide
- 10 am: admire your first vines. Follow the banks of the Gironde Estuary, home to many former holiday resorts
- 11 am: wine-tasting visit in an 1855 “Grand Cru Classé” Château*. Discover all the secrets of wine-making!
- Free lunch (not included) between Margaux and Pauillac
- Afternoon: legendary Castle Road through Margaux, Saint-Julien et Pauillac appellations. Wine-tasting visit in a charming family property**.
- 7 pm: arrival in Bordeaux.
*Classified Great Growth Châteaux: Dauzac, Desmirail, Kirwan, Prieuré-Lichine… according to availability
**Chasse-Spleen, Siran… according to availability
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