Bordeaux has always been associated with the exceptional quality of its wines by wine lovers from around the world. But beyond this worldwide renown, its lovely 18th century architecture and over 350 historic monuments, Bordeaux is also a vibrant and cosmopolitan town which has evolved without losing its character or identity. Thanks to the UNESCO listing, the development of Bordeaux has entered a new dimension attracting visitors from all over the world who want to discover this architectural gem and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the capital of the Aquitaine region.
THE HIGLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
- Visit of Bordeaux and the city of wine
- Visit of the Haut Médoc and of the Saint Emilion vineyards
- Visit of Arcachon and the bird island as well as the Pilat dune.
THE TOUR in detail
step by step
DAY 1 : Arrival to Bordeaux
Arrival in Bordeaux, capital of the Aquitaine region. Welcome by our tour guide at the train station or the airport, transfer and hotel check-in. Rest of the day at leisure. Make your first contact with the city. Stroll through the old Bordeaux or seat on the terrace of a cafe or a wine bar and let yourself be surprised by the exciting atmosphere of town.
DAY 2 : Bordeaux and the Haut-Medoc
Morning guided visit of the city by bus. Among visited sites: the place des Quinconces and the Monument aux Girondins, the Grand Theatre on the Place de la Comedie, the Place de la Bourse with the Three Graces fountain, St. Peter’s Bridge, the facades along the quays from the left bank, the Cathedral Saint Andre and the Rohan Palace (Town Hall), Rue Sainte Catherine and the Place of Parliament, etc..Late morning, visit of the Cité du Vin and wine tasting.
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