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This holiday will elegantly introduce you to the best of what the centuries-long renowned Bordeauxs wine route means. Thanks to two wine courses, about ten cellar visits in prestigious chateaus, tastings of Grands Crus but also refined meals with fabulous food and wine pairings, Bordeaux great wines will no longer have secrets for you!
You will be staying in 5-star hotels during this holiday. Your first 2 nights will be spent at a stylish and elegant 5-star hotel located opposite the Grand Theatre de Bordeaux, whose rooms were designed by the famous French designer Jacques Garcia. The last 2 nights will be at a chic hotel in Saint-Emilion with low-key elegant dcor exuding discreet luxury and unsurpassed view of the time-honoured vineyards of the village of Saint-milion.
The refinement and elegance of an outstanding place, the kind gestures or welcoming smile of a concierge attending your every need will make the difference to offer you an unforgettable stay. Whether you prefer an aesthetic background, originality, luxury, convenience for trips into the city center or tranquility and nature, we can find accommodation that will suit you!
This exceptional tour will lead you to Bordeaux wine road and to the heart of the most famous appellations.
Check-in to your 5-star hotel.
Enjoy then a private tasting course in a unique place in the center of Bordeaux, with an introduction to Bordeaux vineyards, techniques of wine making and wine tasting delights.
Welcome dinner at restaurant Le Chapon Fin, a celebrated and historic restaurant of Bordeaux that will surprise you with its impressive rockery decor and Chef Nicolas Nguyen Van Hai inventive and refined cuisine.
Night at your 5-star hotel in Bordeaux.
Cellar visit and tasting in a Grand Cru Class Chteau of Margaux appellation, in the vine, the vat room and cellars. Discover the history and wines of the property.
Cellar visit followed by a private lunch in a prestigious chateau. You are invited to share an exceptional gastronomic lunch served with matching wines, as the privileged guests of a celebrated Bordeaux property. Have a memorable time in a place where hospitality is truly an art.
Cellar visit and tasting in another Grand Cru Class Chateau of Saint-Julien or Pauillac appellation.
Simple and authentic dinner in a typical Bordelaise Brasserie, just a stones throw away from your hotel.
Night at your 5-star hotel in Bordeaux.
Cellar visit and tasting in a Grand Cru Class Chteau of Sauternes; guided tour of the cellars and discovery of Sauternes sweet wines specificities.
Lunch at a local restaurant, offering a stunning view over the Sauternes vineyard.
Cellar visit and tasting in two Grands Crus Classs Chteaux of Pessac-Lognan; guided visit of the cellars and discovery of the wines of these prestigious properties.
Check-in to your second 5-star hotel.
Dinner in one of the oldest restaurants in Saint-milion.This family-run restaurant, which has played an intimate part in the history of Saint-milion, offers a varied gourmet cuisine favoring tasty traditional dishes with a new slant and very genuine, high quality products.
Night at your 5-star hotel in Saint-milion.
Introduction to wine blending in a Grand Cru Class Chteau of Saint-milion. Discover the specificities of Saint-Emilions main grape varieties and make your own vintage while discovering the art of blending during a private cellar visit.
Lunch at the restaurant of a chteau, Grand Cru Class of Saint-milion, an elegant and sober setting, a homemade regional cuisine and a terrace overlooking the vines and the Dordogne Valley.
Cellar visit and tasting in a Grand Cru Class Chteau of Saint-milion; visit the cellars - impressive labyrinths carved into rock - and discover local wines with their specific features.
Private guided tour of Saint-milions underground monuments. The city is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999.
Gastronomic dinner at the restaurant of your hotel (1 Michelin star): subtle preparation, treasures of local producers, with a that chef attributes a great importance to flavors and harmony.
Night at your 5-star hotel in Saint-milion.
Discovery of a prestigious Cognac House. Explore this prestigious house as a privileged guest with a tour of the ageing cellars followed by a cognac tasting session with appetizers prepared by their chef.
Lunch in the intimate dining-room of this great Cognac House. Gastronomic menu, wine and beverages included.
You will enjoy visits to different wine cellars throughout this holiday. After two memorable days in Bordeaux, you will be transferred and introduced to the time honored vineyards of the village of Saint Emilion, where youll enjoy a private guided tour through its underground monuments. The village is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999.
This retreat will take place in Bordeaux, France.
World wine capital, Bordeaux is located in the heart of the largest and oldest fine wines vineyard in the world. Here, you will discover prestigious chteaux and some of the best Grand Cru Class wines.
The majestic Gironde estuary, the Atlantic coast beaches spreading across the horizon, the Landes forest pines, the famous Bassin dArcachon, an inland sea bordered by the highest sand dune of Europe.
Bordeaux gathers some of the finest 18th century architectural jewelries, among which Saint-milion underground monuments, Blayes citadel and also Romanesque churches or medieval chteaux.
It is first of all thanks to its vineyards and refined gastronomy that the South-West won its reputation, marked by tradition and inspiration. Come and taste the art of reception and sharing in Bordeaux.
In order to introduce you to the local gastronomic delights, Bordeaux Saveurs has specially selected the best gourmet addresses in the French vineyards: from the typical restaurant to Michelin starred restaurants, it offers a large range of restaurants with a view to let you discover our local gastronomy.
The conviviality of a stylish picnic in the vineyard, the old-fashioned charm of a guinguette on the Garonne river banks, the flavor of tapas in a trendy wine bar of Beaune, the simplicity of oysters enjoyed on the beach, or the sophisticated menu in a renowned restaurant will punctuate your stay with delight.
Prepare to be surprised by the inventive, contemporary cuisine of a Michelin-starred chef in a magnificent gourmet restaurant, or enjoy the simple, delicious cuisine of a traditional brasserie; discover wonderful food and wine combinations through a dinner in a Champagne house or enjoy an extravagant menu served in the prestigious dining room of a beautiful chteau. Bordeaux Saveurs promises you some unforgettable gourmet moments.
On day 1, you will enjoy a welcome dinner with Chef Nicolas Nguyen Van Hai's inventive and refined cuisine. On day 2, enjoy a simple and authentic Bordeaux dinner. Enjoy a varied gourmet cuisine favoring tasty traditional dishes during your dinner on day 3. On day 4, savor a homemade regional cuisine for your lunch and a gastronomic dinner at a 1 Michelin star restaurant. Lastly, a gastronomic lunch and some of the finest cognac on the last day awaits you.
As a couple or family, between friends or in a work group, discover our selection of activities accessible to everyone:
Discover our countryside in an original way: a bicycle ride in the forest, a quick gallop between two rows of vines
Get your fill of extreme sensations: paragliding over a national park, sand yachting on a magnificent Atlantic beach
Satisfy your passions: Golf on the finest courses, horse-riding among the vines
Pick up the challenge and bond your group: a vineyard rally in a 2CV, multi-sport team challenge, GPS rally, nautical competitions, treasure hunt
Take a cookery class and set off on a voyage into a world of delicious flavors and culinary secrets! Bordeaux Saveurs offers you an enthralling cooking class under the guidance of top chefs, to share the experience of a chteaus home chef or to defy your friends or colleagues during a cooking challenge in teams. Whatever your choice is, a gastronomy professional will share his passion with you and teach you how to decipher the infinite combinations of flavors and master the myriad details of a refined and inventive cuisine.
In an exceptional setting, a private recital in a wine chteau, a prestigious party on a boat, a moment of sharing and friendliness around rare bottles, fairy-tale receptions among the vines, we can make your dreams come true, from the simplest to the most daring.
If you want to entertain your guests, Bordeaux Saveurs will create a tailor-made event to provide an unforgettable evening:
A prestigious or unusual setting
A refined menu or a spectacular buffet
Great wines or surprising cocktails
Delicate flowers or an extravagant dcor
Soft music or a festive atmosphere
A candlelit setting or an innovative lighting scheme
Irreproachable and discreet service or an atmosphere to take your breath away
Bordeaux Saveurs selects the best places and put to work the greatest professional talents to offer your guests the magical moment that you have dreamed of! Wishing to respond to all of your desires, it organizes numerous educational and sporting activities, blending discovery, relaxation and challenges.
A helicopter flight is the most spectacular way of viewing and experiencing the vineyards. Admire the picturesque scenery of Bordeaux chateaux and enjoy a special, relaxing and memorable time. From the sky, everything takes a new dimension!
Luxury transportation with a private chauffeur will be one of the keys of a successful stay in Bordeaux. Bilingual, courteous and discreet, our drivers have an excellent knowledge of the region. They will take care of everything and ensure that you have a memorable stay!
Take your time to wander through the wonderful surroundings at your own pace.
Spa treatments are subject to the availability of the pre-selected hotels we are working with. Please ask your questions directly to Bordeaux Saveurs when booking. For a tour entirely devoted to relaxation or a healthy pause during your journey, it offers a large range of prestigious establishments dedicated to well-being, with care provided by professionals in exceptional surroundings, real havens of peace.
Revitalize yourself and charge your batteries thanks to a relaxing treatment in a spa combining purity and elegance, a thalassotherapy treatment on the Basque coast, a magical moment on a lounge in the middle of the Gironde or a wine-therapy cure at the Sources de Caudalie. In the heart of the vineyards or in town, enjoy a relaxing moment. In a hushed atmosphere, with delicately perfumed aromas, the trickle of water, and expert care, all your senses will be pampered.
"Me and my fiancé visited Bordeaux and St. Emilion for 2 day trip for this July, which Bordeaux Saveurs helped us organize. We really had one of the best experiences we could wish for, and i would recommend them to anyone going there."
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"Everything was superbly and efficiently arranged, and ran extremely smoothly. I cannot think that there could possibly be a better way to arrange a visit, I will certainly recommend Bordeaux Saveurs to everyone and use their services every time I come."
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"I just wanted to say thank you so much for an amazing week in Bordeaux. Audray had to deal with a few difficult customers so I apologize for that, but you handled it amazingly well. I thank you for helping us get the appointment at d’Yquem and Chapon Fins. Everything was first class, and everyone went home very happy. I look forward to working with you in the future."
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