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Hidden Treasures of the Garonne Hillsides

ENTRE-DEUX-MERS

Hidden Treasures of the Garonne Hillsides
Discover exceptional family run properties with a unique environmental landscape perched on the top of hillside vineyards overlooking the Garonne valley.

You will be warmly welcomed by the owners who will relate the vineyard’s history and share with you their knowhow and the secrets of their domain.

You will have the opportunity to taste wines of infinite nuances: lively fruity red, rosé and clairet, a wide variety of dry white whites to be enjoyed when young and a range of delicious sweet white wines.

You will revisit different periods of history by discovering typical fortified towns and abbeys from the Middle Ages and also follow the footsteps of the famous writer Mauriac or the painter Toulouse Lautrec who used to live in the region.


  • PROGRAMME
  • CHATEAUX
  • OPTIONS

 

Departure Bordeaux and surroundings: 9:30 am

Drop off  Bordeaux: 6pm

Morning

- Visit of a remarkable fortress and wine estate located on a hilltop dominating the vineyards of the Entre-deux-Mers region. During this hitoric and technical tour you will discover the winemaking secrets and benefit from the breathtaking view over the Entre-deux-Mers region.
You will have the opportunity to taste 3 wines of different colors and of 3 distinctive appellations (designed areas): Bordeaux, Bordeaux supérieur, Entre-deux-Mers.

- Lunch in one of the Partner restaurant located in the fortified village of Créon.

Afternoon 

- Stop at the abbey of  La Sauve Majeure, a masterpiece of romanesque art listed at UNESCO heritage site as part of the ways of St James. *

-Visit of a beautiful family-owned wine estate of the Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux wine appellation. During this very informative tour, you will discover the characteristics of the grape varieties representative of the right bank, as well as the wine making process to produce a well balanced red wine with an an outstanding bouquet, but also a delicious sweet desert white wine. You will also admire the beautiful troglodytes caves of the property and a wine storehouse of the XVIII th century dug out of the rock. This visit is followed by a tasting of 3 or 4 wines of different colors: red, white and rosé.

- Stop at Le Broussey Monastery to have a look on its remarkable church and admire the surrounding landscapes.

- Visit of another charming family owned property followed by a tasting of 3 wines accompagnied by sweet delicatessen.

 

* Possible self-guided visit of the abbey according to time and interest 
(see options).

 

Liste des Châteaux habituellement proposés à la visite dans le circuit selon disponibilité :

Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur, Entre deux-Mers

- Château de Camarsac

Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

- Château Lamothe de Haux,

- Château Peneau,

- Château Du Payre

- Château Faugas 

 

 


-Harvest workshop in september and october (Chateau de Camarsac, château du Payre)*

- Gourmet visit: personalized visit of an historic castle and winery followed by a tasting of 3 wines accompagnied by refined chocolate or fine cheeses. / 25 €

- Self-guided visit of the abbaye of La Sauve Majeure with a tour brochure
 (1 hour) / 7,50 €  / Free for those under 18 

- Visit of the medieval fortress of Langoiran offering a panoramic view over the Garonne valley. / 3 €

- Visit of the Cadillac castle, piece of art of the Renaissance art and property of the Dukes of Epernon (1 hour) /  5,50 € / Free for those under 18 

 

* Please contact me directly

 

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INFORMATIONS SUR LES CIRCUITS

INFORMATIONS

SUR LES CIRCUITS

à partir de

105 €/p*

*Tarif pour 5 per.

Informations

  80 €/personne supplémentaire

  Le règlement des personnes supplémentaires (de 4 à 6 personnes) se fait sur place le jour de la visite (règlement par chèque ou espèces)

  Nbr. de participants minimum : 2

  Nbr. de places disponibles par circuit : 6

  Non inclus : les entrées sur site et dégustations, repas

  Inclus : prestation guidée, transport

Enfants -12 ans gratuits

(accompagnés de 2 adultes)

Circuit personnalisé :

Ce circuit ne correspond pas exactement à vos attentes, vous pouvez nous contacter afin de convenir ensemble d'un circuit sur mesure.

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