Bordeaux private wine tour from San Sebastian - Bordeaux private wine tour from San Sebastian -

Bordeaux private wine tour from San Sebastian

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Tour description

This private wine tour from San Sebastian connects two of the most important gastronomic destinations in the world in one day. San Sebastian, foodie heaven, and Bordeaux, the most important wine region in the world, get connected with this private day tour. Two hand-picked wineries and fabulous wines from Saint Emilion and Pessac Leognan.

This tour can also be the best way to get from San Sebastian to Bordeaux since you can require drop-off in Bordeaux!

What we like most about this Bordeaux private tour from San Sebastian

  • Get inspired by the unspoiled character and charm of Saint Emilion

  • Taste fantastic wines at 2 superb wineries in Saint Emilion and Pessac Leognan

  • Enjoy a special gastronomic meal pairing food and wines

  • Enjoy the company of our local friendly guide

This private Hondarribia tour from San Sebastian includes

Professional Guide

Friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking local guide

Top quality vehicle

Transportation from San Sebastian to Bordeaux and back to San Sebastian in a luxury minivan with air-conditioning (unless you request to be dropped-off in Bordeaux)

Top quality meal

Gastronomic meal with wine included at the heart of Saint Emilion

Premium winery visits in Bordeaux

Guided visits to 2 top quality wineries and tastings of 5-6 wine.

Taxes & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pickup and drop-off from your hotel in San Sebastian

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: Your guide for this private tour from San Sebastian to Bordeaux will contact you to confirm location pick-up, time and also to ask if there are any dietary restrictions in your group

Private Tour from San Sebastian to Bordeaux - Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary. The order of the itinerary may change depending on the day, weather, etc.

This tour is the best way to travel from San Sebastian to Bordeaux. Forget about using the train or bus and travel in style while you enjoy wine and gastronomy. 

The tour starts with pickup at your hotel in San Sebastian. The motorway that connects both cities travels through the Landes of Gascony, which includes France´s largest forest, longest beach, and some of the country´s most acclaimed summer holiday destinations.
There will be no time to visit the city of Bordeaux. 

You will be seduced by the charm and beauty of Saint Emilion and its silky Merlot wines. Saint Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage site where wineries and vineyards shape the landscape. If something explains the high quality of the wines in Saint Emilion, it is its clay-limestone plateau.

We have selected a fantastic winery for our first stop. We will start by understanding the importance of soil in Saint Emilion and its plateau. The visit will continue with winemaking and aging and will end with a tasting of two wines.

You will then get the opportunity to enjoy a guided walk in Saint Emilion where lunch is waiting for you at the gastronomic restaurant we have selected. Saint Emilion is an amazing city and a must-see in Bordeaux and France. Its square, small streets, churches and the landscape of vineyards and old winery architecture make it a very special place completely devoted to wine culture.

The tour will continue south of Bordeaux to Pessac to enjoy a visit to one of Bordeaux’s best chateaux where you will have the opportunity to enjoy two of the wines at the estate. After this visit, you will surely be in love with this part of France.

You may decide to return with your guide to San Sebastian, or to get dropped-off in Bordeaux

Have a Question?

Have a look first at our Q&A section or contact us

Reviews

We did this tour as part of our honeymoon and it was a great way to travel from Spain to Bordeaux. Our guide was extremely friendly and he shared great stories with us. We had a great time. The wineries were fantastic and the meal exceeded all out expectations. Thanks again!
Houses and building in Saint Emilion
Mitchell

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Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in my accomodation? Pick-up is typically at around 8:30 AM but it is confirmed on a case by case basis
  • At what time will we be back to our accomodation? At around 18:00. This may depend on where your hotel o flat is located, and also on the itinerary for the day
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines from Rioja and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries.

Winetourismspain.com is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Rioja.  This tour offers you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Rioja wine country. 

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people.  To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance and prefer to pay a 30% deposit to reserve your date, please contact us by clicking on Contact Us” and we can then send you a payment link for the deposit

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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