Bordeaux trip - Credits Deepix and CIVB

Birthday Celebration in Bordeaux

Birthday Bordeaux Trip

The itinerary below is a very popular Bordeaux trip amongst our customers, and represents amazing value. We recently arranged this itinerary for a wine lover celebrating his 50th birthday and the trip was greatly enjoyed by his friends and family, who joined him in the world-famous wine region.

Day one of the Bordeaux trip

  • Upon your arrival in Bordeaux, check into either twin or double Classic rooms at 4* Hotel de Sèze, located at the heart of Bordeaux.
  • The rest of the evening will be free to do as you please and enjoy the delights and array of first-rate restaurants that this magnificent city has to offer.
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Day two of the Bordeaux trip

  • After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel by your private chauffeured mini-coach, which will accompany you throughout the day.
  • Your day will comprise of a full tour of the Left Bank Médoc, travelling along the “Route des Châteaux” and passing a string of very famous producers, such as Beychevelle, Leoville Barton and Langua Barton.
  • You will firstly be welcomed as guests as Château Kirwan, situated in the wine growing commune and appellation of Margaux. Here, you will enjoy a full tour of the estate and extensive cellars.
  • You will then be taken to a family-run Cru Bourgeois estate in the Haut-Médoc appellation, where you will enjoy a full tour of the vines, estate and cellars.
  • After the tour, you will be welcomed on the rooftop terrace which offers incredible vineyard views, and here a tasting of three of the estate’s wines will take place. The wines will be accompanied by a light lunch of typical French delights including quiche, basque pate, bayonne ham, baguettes and cheeses. Coffee will be served following your lunch.
  • In the afternoon, you will be taken to another Cru Classé Château for a full tour and tastings. By visiting estates in different sub-regions of the Médoc, you will have the opportunity to taste Cabernet Sauvignons made from a variety of different terroirs.
  • At the end of the day, you will be chaffeured back to your hotel, in time to freshen up and relax, before enjoying the beautiful Bordelais evening.
  • In the evening, take a short walk to the gastronomic restaurant, La Tupina, where you will enjoy a four course dinner accompanied by a selection of fine wines, water and coffee. This very special authentic restaurant was rated the second best brasserie in the world by the New York Times and chef Jean Pierre Xiradakis’ typical south western cuisine has been renowned for decades.
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Bordeaux trip - Credits Deepix and CIVB

Final day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check-out of your hotel and commence your homeward journey.

Guide Price

The guide price of this package is £495 per person, based on a group of 14 people, sharing twin/double rooms.

The price includes 2 nights’ bed and breakfast at 4* Hotel de Sèze, full day private chauffeured vehicle, tours and tastings at 3 Châteaux, a picnic lunch and 1 gourmet dinner with drinks.

 

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Jenna, I wanted to personally reach out to thank you for organizing our trip to the Bordeaux Wine Region. Everything was perfect (except the weather). We had a wonderful trip – thanks to you and the Grape Escapes team. I shall highly recommend you to others!

Karen- New York, USA

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