Wonder in the Winelands

Luxury Holiday to Bordeaux

Bordeaux & the Wine Country

Duration: 6 nights

Price: From £1,100 per person in low season based on two adults travelling together and including all flights in economy class, accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, private transfers, transportation, experiences as stated and taxes

A holiday for the senses, follow your nose and be led by your taste buds as you discover the delicacies crafted in the heart of the Bordelaise wine country. Experience Bordeaux as it should be experienced, by travelling from the neoclassical city centre to the quiet vineyards in the east, allowing for a few leisurely pit stops to burrow into sun-drenched vineyards- only coming out after having tried the very best of the summer harvests.
Perfect forWine lovers, Francophiles and ‘the good life’ connoisseurs.
In the knowTo really enjoy the excellent holiday, consider travelling in September, when the sun shines throughout the month and the grape harvests takes place.

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  • Food & Wine
  • Couples
  • Short Break
  • Cultural Immersion

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2 nightsBORDEAUX

Flying into Bordeaux international airport, pick up the rental car and head east into Bordeaux’s city centre. Spend two nights walking along the winding river as you pass over iconic bridges, under glorious buildings and through quaint streets. Bagging the title of Europe’s Best Destination, marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site with a visit to the innovation art galleries and museums, and as you are staying in the Grand Hotel de Bordeaux and Spa, encounter the neoclassical structure of the Grand Threatre, directly opposite, for a splendid night of opera and ballet.
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2 nightsSAINT EMILION

Part hotel, part working winery, you need go no further than the Chateau Franc Mayne for a complete immersion into the centre of Bordeaux’s wine region. Located amongst the ripening Merlot grapes, you will stay in the colourful and uniquely decorated rooms at Le Relais de Franc Mayne. Only 1 km from Saint Emilion, taste your way through the delicious vintages of the estate before walking to the medieval town for some traditional French countryside cuisine.
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2 nightsDORDOGNE

En route to Chateau La Thuliere, explore the capital of foie gras and truffles as you nose your way through the bucolic setting and pretty towns of Bergerac and Perigueux. Visit the indulgent markets that sell locally made but world-renowned cheeses and wines before nestling into the secluded and romantic chateau. Forget about the outside world, leaving your worries at the bottom of the white driveway, and luxuriate for an unforgettable two nights of food, wine and relaxation.
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