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Tour code: BEHTBBB-9

Tour Inclusions

  • 8 Nights
  • 12 Meals 8 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
  • Hotel
  • Driver

A Taste of Bordeaux

  • 9 days
  • France
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

Earthy truffles. Exquisite wines. Take time to savour the finer things in life in South West France. As we seek out Bordeaux’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards, we’ll travel over soaring mountains and along the Atlantic coast, and into enchanting castles and otherworldly caves.

Map of A Taste of Bordeaux 2019 | BRT
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Taste fresh oysters, local sparkling wine and world
  • famous Bordeaux reds
  • Sleep beneath turrets and towers with two nights in the romantic walled city of Carcassonne
  • Join the hunt for black truffles at a traditional truffle farm

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Bordeaux - Arcachon Bay - Biarritz 

    Where better to begin our journey through South West France than in Atlantic Ocean-fringed Arcachon Bay? After stopping to see the Great Dune of Pilat – Europe’s highest sand dune – we’ll get our first taste of coastal cuisine with fresh oysters and a glass of local wine from one of the port’s traditional cabins. To round off our first day, we’ll gather together in Biarritz for a welcome dinner.

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Biarritz - Bayonne - Biarritz 

  • Day 3 - Biarritz - Lourdes - Midi-Pyrenees 

  • Day 4 - Midi-Pyrenees - Cathare Country - Carcassonne

  • Day 5 - Carcassonne 

  • Day 6 - Carcassonne - Albi - Sarlat 

  • Day 7 - Sarlat - Vezere Valley - Sarlat

  • Day 8 - Sarlat - Beynac-et-Cazenac - Sarlat 

  • Day 9 - Sarlat - Saint-Emilion - Bordeaux 

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

8 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Driver and Tour Leader

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation

Reviews

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  • 20th July 2019
    Review rating
    Our leader Max and our driver Darren were outstanding. They were very attentive, approachable, fun and informative. Without them the tour would have been good but with them it was great
  • 20th July 2019
    Review rating
    Small group, great tour leader and driver, interesting sights, nice properties