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Bordeaux Educational activities

Our most recommended Bordeaux Educational activities

La Cité du Vin Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

1. La Cité du Vin Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

Enjoy the standing itinerary of La Cité du Vin, covering 19 exhibits on the theme of wine. Skip the line to enter, and then spend around 3 hours making your way through the exhibits with the aid of a hand-held companion, a digital guide available in 8 languages. At the end of the tour, head to the 8th floor and its belvedere, where you'll have a 360-degree, panoramic view of Bordeaux and the surrounding area. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine at a tasting session, choosing from a regularly renewed selection of 20 world wines. After your visit you can browse the on-site boutique, and visit the wine cellar with a vast international selection, the restaurants (with one on the 7th floor offering a panoramic view) and also the reading room.

Wine tour and vertical tasting

2. Wine tour and vertical tasting

You’ll begin your guided winery tour at the reception of the Château Haut Breton Larigaudière. Nestled in the prestigious Margaux Appellation and ideally situated on the Road of the Châteaux, you’ll go on to discover the secrets behind the elegance of the special wines crafted here. Your tour will start in front of the winery with a presentation of the property and its history. Next, your expert guide will show you around the fermenting room, explaining the winemaking process as you go, before continuing down to the barrel cellar for an introduction to the art of wine aging.

Soussans: Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting near Margaux

3. Soussans: Guided Winery Tour with Wine Tasting near Margaux

Enjoy a tour and wine tasting experience at the Chateau Haut Breton Larigaudiere winery near Bordeaux. Nestled in the prestigious appellation of Margaux, you will discover the secrets behind the elegance of this region's wines. Learn about the history of winemaking, and taste locally-produced wines. After being welcomed at the reception, your experience begins with a tour of the property and an explanation of its history. Continue to the fermenting room, where your guide will explain the winemaking process, then visit the barrel cellar to talk about wine aging. The tour will be followed by a guided tasting of several wines (depending on the option) from the Margaux appellation.

Bordeaux: Half-Day Morning Small Group Wine Tour

4. Bordeaux: Half-Day Morning Small Group Wine Tour

Departing from Bordeaux, you will explore the charming medieval village of Saint-Emilion and its vineyard which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. First, enjoy a guided walk of Saint-Emilion village. Then, visit a Grand Cru winery and enjoy some tastings while being told about the winemaking processes, the ageing and, most importantly, some tips for wine tasting. Enjoy a local Bordeaux chocolate to pair with your wine. Learn about Bordeaux wines and their uniqueness, share stories with the locals, all in a fun and friendly atmosphere. You'll be back in Bordeaux just in time to enjoy the whole afternoon there, ask your guide for lunch recommendations. Saint Emilion is a quaint, charming little village. This tour includes a 1h guided tour of the town, however, we will not be able to fully explore everywhere, as we have strict appointments at each chateau. If you wish to stay longer in the village, you can take a train back to Bordeaux after the tour by your own means. For any further information about this, please feel free to contact us.

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What people are saying about Bordeaux

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 37 reviews

We had a wonderful, guided tour at Chateau Haut Breton. The guide Florentine was very competent, inspiring and willing to answer all our strange questions with an interested and open mind. Not to forget excellent languages skills. We enjoyed every minute.

The introduction to wine processing was simply brilliant! With simple words and pictures, we were able to gain an insight into wine production. All of our questions were answered competently and we can only warmly recommend the tour.

Excellent presentation by the person in charge. Wine tasting with four varieties of wine was also excellent.

Nice visit, guide attentive and enthusiastic to share his knowledge. Really nice and affordable time

Great tour with a great guide! Thank you very much