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Bordeaux Cheese and Wine Tasting

1. Bordeaux Cheese and Wine Tasting

Tantalize your taste buds in an historic cheese cellar and taste different cheeses and the wines that make the Bordeaux region so famous throughout the world. Soak up the fun and informative atmosphere as you savor 9 AOC cheeses from all over France, complemented by 3 regional wines from Bordeaux. Discover how to pair wine and cheese and experience a wide range of flavors and aromas on this exciting tour.

Saint-Emilion: 2 Guided Winery Visits & Picnic Lunch

2. Saint-Emilion: 2 Guided Winery Visits & Picnic Lunch

During this tour, you'll see 2 different winery styles. First, discover a traditional winery with an authentic cellar and typical architecture of Saint-Emilion, producing a traditional style of wine for the region. The second winery is forward-looking, with a modern cellar and cutting-edge technology. Discover how the winemakers use current technology and viticulture techniques to perfect the winemaking process and produce a different, innovative style of wine. Learn about the vines, the varietals, the aging, and everything about it. Continue the tour by tasting 3 Saint Emilion Grand Cru wines from the different estates with an introduction to wine-tasting techniques. The visit and tasting will be followed by a picnic paired with your choice glass of wine. During the tour, you will enjoy three wine tastings, allowing you to experience a variety of exquisite wines. Additionally, a delightful picnic lunch will be provided, which includes a glass of wine and a selection of local delicacies. The picnic menu features summer basket with Basque spread cream, poultry with vegetables and local delicacies (St-Emilion macaroons and Canelés) , and delectable Saint-Emilion desserts, among other culinary delights. Please note that we offer a unique menu that can be adapted to accommodate vegetarian dietary restrictions. If you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies, kindly contact us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements. However, please note that we do not offer vegan options.

Bayonne: Guided Food Walking Tour (with Food and Drinks)

3. Bayonne: Guided Food Walking Tour (with Food and Drinks)

We will start our gourmet tour with a stroll through the streets of Bayonne, tasting the chocolate in one of the oldest shops in Bayonne (1854), pass by the cathedral, the cloister, before immersing ourselves in our gastronomic visit! Bayonne Les Halles de Bayonne is the perfect starting point for our food tour, where you'll get to indulge in some of the freshest and most delicious fish/seafood in the region. To complement the mouthwatering flavors of the fish/seafood, we've carefully selected a glass of local wine for you to savor. While you discover these local specialties, you'll be surrounded by the sights, sounds, and smells of the bustling market. It's the perfect introduction to Bayonne's food scene, and we can't wait to share it with you. Bayonne Our second stop on the food tour is one of the oldest trinquets in France (A trinquet is a type of indoor court used for playing the Basque ball game called "pelota."). As we arrive, you'll be struck by the traditional architecture and the rich history of the venue. We'll head to the restaurant inside the trinquet, where you'll get to sample a variety of local tapas and cured meats, each with their own unique flavor profile. To complement the tapas, we'll also serve you a glass of wine from the restaurant's carefully curated selection. As you savor the delicious food and drink, you'll be surrounded by the lively atmosphere of the trinquet, with the sounds of the game being played in the background. It's a truly unique and unforgettable experience that captures the essence of Basque culture and cuisine. Bayonne For our third stop, we'll visit a traditional Basque cider house. Here, you'll discover a unique aspect of Basque culture and cuisine that has been passed down from generation to generation. At the cider house, we'll introduce you to the delicious flavors of Basque sheep's milk cheese, which pairs perfectly with quince paste. And of course, we'll also serve you the house cider (sagarnoa), which has a distinctive and refreshing taste. But the true highlight of this stop is the unique experience of serving yourself sagarnoa straight from the barrel. This traditional Basque ritual involves catching the sagarnoa as it flows from the barrel. It's an unforgettable experience that truly captures the spirit of Basque hospitality and tradition. As you sip your sagarnoa and enjoy the cheese, you'll be surrounded by the warm atmosphere of the cider house, with its rustic decor and friendly staff. Bayonne Next, we'll head to one of the best pastry shops in Bayonne to pick up a Basque cake that we'll enjoy at our final stop. Bayonne For our final stop on the food tour, we'll visit an historic Bayonne coffee roaster. Here, you'll get to taste a freshly roasted espresso paired with an excellent Basque cake from the neighboring pastry shop. The rich aroma and flavor of the coffee, combined with the sweet and savory notes of the cake, will make for a perfect ending to your Basque culinary adventure.

Tour of the winery and tasting of 3 appellations

4. Tour of the winery and tasting of 3 appellations

Enjoy a guided tour of Château Haut-Breton Larigaudière while learning the secrets of Bordeaux wine production. Taste three different types of wine. Meet your guide in front of the family château. Begin your tour and learn the history of local winemaking. Discover the terroir's characteristics and visit its traditional vat room. End with a commented tasting featuring AOC Bordeaux Supérieur, AOC Margaux, and AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru. Stop at the winery boutique if you wish to purchase a bottle with the help of your guide. Enjoy extra time to explore the park of the château and take beautiful pictures of your experience.

Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

5. Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

Discover the historic sights of Bordeaux on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic center, and discover why it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Meet your guide by the Bordeaux Tourist Office on Cours du 30 Juillet. Then, discover an outstanding ensemble of urban landmarks and architectural wonders. Stroll past the theaters, town halls, and private mansions, interspersed with squares, parks, and fountains to get an intriguing perspective on a city that is undergoing a spectacular metamorphosis. See some of the new economic and artistic projects. From the wide avenues of neo-classical neighborhoods surrounding Place des Quinconces, to the Grand Theater, and the narrow lanes of the Saint-Pierre neighborhood, the tour invites you to discover the diversity of Bordeaux’s heritage. Learn about Bordeaux’s history and the Enlightenment philosophers who influenced the city’s urban landscape.

Guided tour and tasting at the barrel

6. Guided tour and tasting at the barrel

Enjoy a guided winery tour and barrel tasting at Chateau Haut Breton Larigaudiere in the Margaux wine-growing region. You will be welcomed at the reception of the chateau. Your visit begins in front of the winery with a presentation of the property and its history. Then, your guide will lead you towards the fermenting room to explain the winemaking process and he will continue in the barrel cellar to talk about wine aging. Afterward, you will have the chance to taste 3 wines in the barrel from the most representative grapes of Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. Finally, you will go into the shop to taste 2 finished wines to compare with those tasted previously still in maturation.

Bordeaux : Must-sees's Private Guided Walking Tour

7. Bordeaux : Must-sees's Private Guided Walking Tour

Discover Bordeaux, a city that exudes elegance and captivates visitors with its undeniable charm. This alluring destination is steeped in history and brimming with treasures waiting to be unveiled. From the grandeur of Place de la Bourse, adorned with the mesmerizing Miroir d'eau, to the awe-inspiring Saint-André Cathedral, every corner of Bordeaux is a testament to its rich heritage. Wander through the historic district of Le Vieux Bordeaux, where quaint alleys and monuments weave a tapestry of bygone eras. Beyond its historical allure, Bordeaux beckons food and wine enthusiasts with its culinary delights and esteemed viticulture. Savor the essence of French gastronomy. Nestled perfectly between the Atlantic Ocean's inviting beaches and the esteemed vineyards of the region, Bordeaux benefits from an enviable location, offering a harmonious blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. Prepare to be welcomed with open arms into Bordeaux's timeless embrace, where the French way of life permeates every experience. A journey to Bordeaux promises an indelible imprint on your heart, creating memories that will linger with you long after you depart.

Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

8. Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

Discover the city of Bordeaux, nicknamed "La Perle d'Aquitaine" on this guided walking tour. A captivating city, get ready to fall in love with its elegance and beautiful history alongside your private guide who loves the city and will help you experience the city as a local. Bordeaux is a must-see destination. Learn more about this historic city full of treasures, including the majestic Place de la Bourse and its famous Miroir d'Eau, the magnificent Saint-André cathedral, as well as the historic district of Le Vieux Bordeaux with its picturesque alleys and monuments laden with history. Bordeaux is not limited to its heritage from the past ─ it is also a mecca for French gastronomy and viticulture. Feel for yourself its privileged geographical location, between the renowned vineyards of the region and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Feel welcome in Bordeaux, with its timeless charm, rich history and unique zest for life.

Sarlat Gourmet Tour & Market Visit with Tastings

9. Sarlat Gourmet Tour & Market Visit with Tastings

Welcome to Sarlat, one of the most fascinating small towns of France. Take a tour on market day and follow your guide through the winding streets and stroll through the colorful stalls as he introduces you to local delicacies. In addition, discover all the main sites the town has to offer including the Lantern of the Dead, Saint Sacerdos Cathedral, Saint Mary church and covered market, the house of La Boétie and so much more. The Dordogne is world-renowned for its traditional gastronomy. High quality products used to prepare local cuisine include foie gras, duck and goose dishes, the famous black truffles of the Périgord, chestnuts, walnuts (which have been awarded their own AOC Label) and Périgord strawberries. Learn about the Bergerac and Monbazillac wines (13 of which are AOC) which are produced from top grape varities that are neighbors to the Grands Crus Classés of Bordeaux. Your tour will include 3 stops where you will tast delicious specialities of the region including duck, cheese, walnuts and wine. It's the perfect way to explore the tastes of the area and learn more about Sarlat and the Dordogne.

Bay of Arcachon: Guided Food Tour

10. Bay of Arcachon: Guided Food Tour

Over 2,5 hours, your local guide takes you on a walk to discover the secret places of the villages. Visit an oyster farm, ask everything you want to know about oysters and taste.  Listen to your guide tell you many anecdotes, in French or English, as they introduce you to the local producers. Each tasting will be accompanied by a drink, a glass of wine, coffee, or tea. You can choose to have the food tour in Cap Ferret village of Le Canon village.  Enjoy one sweet tasting with a famous specialty of the Cap Ferret peninsula, and an oyster tasting. Your guide will be happy to share their knowledge about the region and its people and will give you tips regarding the best places to visit on the peninsula of Cap Ferret.

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Amazing night tour of Bordeaux hosted by the even more amazing and knowledgeable Säid. Learning about the history of the city and also of the buildings and monuments gives so much more enjoyment to visiting Bordeaux. You get to have delicious Canelé as well as learning so much about Bordeaux's ancient and recent history. And being able to speak English, French, Italian and Arabic, this means Säid can share his love of his city with so many people.

This was a absolutely wonderful experience! Both wines and cheeses were incredible! We had three glasses of wine and three different cheese boards for each wine with 5 samples on each!! Well worth the money! I would recommend this class to everyone. The restraint this class is held in is so beautiful and even has a cheese cellar you can go look at underneath!

The Bordeaux tour was A lovely walking introduction to the city. The guide Catherine was very knowledgeable and her sense of humour was amazing. On top of that she was conducting the tour in French and English, as the group was of mixed nationalities!

An amazing tour! Said made everything interesting with historical explanations about Bordeaux and its monuments. I highly recommend it. It’s a must tour!!

Excellent walking tour that gave a great insight into the city especially the architecture. Our guide Jean-Claude was brilliant.