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Saint-Émilion & Bordeaux

Situated above picturesque vineyards, the medieval village of St Emilion is a beautiful and charming area to visit. The historical town is perfect to explore through its cobbled streets, with plenty of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants to discover.

Famous to wine enthusiasts, this totally unspoilt medieval town is surrounded by a roll-call of chateaux, names that we normally only see on wine lists. A visit to this UNESCO world heritage site would not be complete without a tour of one or more of its iconic chateaux and a tasting of thier world renowned wines.

Just a stroll away from St Emilion is France's wine capital Bordeaux, also considered its second most beautiful city. Offering fine art galleries, excellent food and drink, and great shopping, Bordeaux is an absorbing place for a short break. Compact and largely pedestrianized, it is easy to explore its gracious stone houses and welcoming squares on foot while admiring its incredibile architecture. The 18th century style is visible all over Bordeaux making it an incredible luxurious and enjoyable city to spend time in.

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The region of St Emilion and Bordeaux has a temperate climate, suitable for wine growing. Read More

The region of St Emilion and Bordeaux has a temperate climate, suitable for wine growing. Summers are long and warm and winters are mild but with plenty of rainfall. Generally, the coldest and wettest months are January and December, with the hottest and driest months being July and August.

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St Emilion Wine Experience

From €3,038/person (+ local costs)
1st - 5th October 2020

There is nothing better than a visit to St. Emilion, and tasting its best wines, all in the company of owners, winemakers, and other kindred spirits. Here you can appreciate why this famous appellation has such a world-class reputation.

  • Staying for 3 nights in the historic and magical village of St Emilion itself.
  • Tastings and visits to Chateaux such as Ch. Figeac, Ch. Siaurac and Ch. Villemaurine
  • Lunches and dinners with short talks by experts on the joys and travails of making some of the world’s best wines
  • Enjoy a short stay in Bordeaux with a chance to visit La Citè du Vin wine exhibit

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