Pyla Sand Dune, highest Sand Dune in Europe

Full-Day Bordeaux Countryside Tour

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Key Details
10 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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Live Guide
English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Climb the tallest sand dune in Europe
  • Marvel at panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, the Landes Forest, and more
  • Taste fresh oysters from Arcachon Bay
  • Visit 2 chateaux
Explore the full Bordeaux countryside while discovering the atlantic coast and the famous vineyards of the Medoc region. Discover magnificent Arcachon Bay, famous for its oyster production as well as the renowned Medoc wine region.
What to Expect
9.00 am : Be driven from Bordeaux (50min), climb the majestic Sand Dune, and enjoy a stunning view on the “Bassin”: an inland sea open to the Atlantic Ocean creating a lagoon of splendid colours.                                                                             

The Pyla Sand Dune offers a gorgeous view over the ocean and the Landes’ Forest. Do not hesitate to walk back down and put a foot (or more) in the water!                                                                   
Arcachon Bay is equally famous for its oyster production. Enjoy tasting fresh oysters with a glass of white wine from a local oyster producer.                                                                                 
At the end of the tasting, drive back to Bordeaux.                                                                     
1:30 pm: Back in Bordeaux, enjoy a casual picnic lunch!                                                                                                                                           
1.45 pm : Drive from Bordeaux to the Medoc Region. Enjoy the journey along the mythical "chateaux route" and about this history of Bordeaux and Medoc wines learn from your guide.                                                            
Shortly afterwards, you will arrive at a charming family run estate of the region. Spend a few hours touring its vineyards, vat room, and cellars, and hearing the story of the passionate family who has kept the vineyard alive for many generations.                                                                        

Reward yourself with a tasting class, and discover the intense colors, woody aromas, and tannic tastes of the world of wine.                                                                            

In the late afternoon, make your way to a beautiful Great Classified Growth estate, one of the most prestigious chateaux of Bordeaux.                                                                             

Enjoy some explanations about their wine-making process and finish the visit with a tasting of the estate's wines while enjoying an aperitif of French delicacies, including cheese, fresh bread, and dried sausage.                                                                              

7:15 pm: Drop off in Bordeaux.                                                                                 

What's Included
  • Oyster tasting
  • Glass of white wine
  • Picnic lunch
  • Two Chateau entrance fees
  • 4 wine tastings (2 per château)
  • French apéritif
  • Tasting class
  • Transportation in minivan
  • Professional and friendly guide
What's Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop off at the hotel
  • Tips/gratuities
Meeting Point

Bordovino Appartment

What to Remember
Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund
Less than 7 days before tour = 50% refund
Less than 48 hours before tour = no refund

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