Saint Emilion half day trip from Bordeaux


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



French (fluent), English (fluent)

Discover St Emilion wines and UNESCO Heritage

After a pick-up in Bordeaux, 40 minutes drive to Saint Emilion.

Let yourself be guided through the narrow and steep streets of this wonderful medieval village and discover that Saint Emilion is much more than wine!

I will take you to the mysterious underground monuments which are the craddle of local history. Follow me on the footsteps of the pilgrims and enter the largest monolithic church in Europe!

Then we will drive to a familial local wine estate for a visit and a wine tasting before driving back to Bordeaux.

The order of the visit can be changed depending on partners availibilities


13. 30 : leave Bordeaux

14. 15 : arrival in St Emilion area - winery or village - 1st visit : village and monuments or wine tour

16. 00 : second visit - Village or winery

18. 30 : drive back to Bordeaux for an arrival around 19. 30

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick-up at your hotel in Bordeaux or northern peripheric zone

End location: Pick-up at your hotel in Bordeaux or northern peripheric zone

Duration: 6 hours


9 seater air-conditionned minivan

What’s Included

Other: A guided tour of Saint Emilion with a licensed guide

the transportation from Bordeaux to Saint Emilion and way back

Bottles of water in the car

Insurance while on board

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euros - per person (wine tasting + entrance fees to underground monuments)

What’s Extra

Other: Most of the wine tasting are not free of charge - consider 12 euros per person per tasting

Underground monuments access : 9€/person


9 seater minivan (7/8 passengers maximum) -
Of course, I will be glad to help you with organisation if your group is above 7 members

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a great afternoon tour with Marie. Leaving at 1:30 meant no traffic issues and we took in two premiere grand cru vineyards and tastings as well as a tour of the beautiful underground sites at St. Emillion. The tasting at Beau Sejour Becot included tasting the unfermented and partially fermented Merlot. We missed the crowds from 2 cruise ships in Bordeaux who had large by doing a later tour. Marie carried on a lively conversation, and was a font of new knowledge we had nor heard on other tours
John Pappel

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