Behind the scenes of magical Médoc, an authentic taste of Bordeaux's most famous châteaux
Visit and discover wonderful wine tasting at three grands crus classés châteaux with chance to lunch in between at a local restaurant where we will rub shoulders with the Bordeaux world of wine!. This will give you a wonderful insight into Bordeaux, its wines and its people.
We will try and meet those involved with the winemaking process to get an insider's view. We will visit a grand cru classé château in two of these famous villages. I will drive you up the D2 passing in front of the most famous châteaux through the villages of St Julien, Pauillac and St Estephe. Visit of three grands crus classés châteaux. Lunch at atmospheric brasserie.
The day starts at pick-up point in a luxury rental car. I will drive you along the 'route des châteaux' through Margaux, Saint Julien, Pauillac and Saint Estèphe with stops along the way for visits or simply for gazing at some of the most famous Médoc châteaux along the way! Return to drop-off point at the end of our day.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or cruise ship passengers will be picked up at the port in Bordeaux.
End location: Back to your hotel or cruise ship passengers will be dropped off at the port in Bordeaux.
Duration: 8 hours
Top-of-the-range and very comfortable rental car, clean and air-conditionned.
- My time and service as your private guide for the day
- Transportation in a luxury rental car
- Bottled water
Estimated Local Cash Needed
150 Euros - This should cover cost of château visits (inc. tasting) which range between 8€ and 20€ per visit (depending on château) plus lunch starting at around 30€ without wine. All prices are per person and are estimated only.
- Visits & tastings fees as they vary from one château to the next
- This tour is designed for up to 3 travelers. If your group is larger (up to 8 people), please contact me for details and a quote.
I do not have any restrictions in regard to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences.