Famous Monk + Gourmet Tour
THE FAMOUS MONK TOUR
Duration is approximately 5 1/2 hours (may vary +/- 30 mins)
Depart from our shop on a 45-minute journey to the Saint Emilion region. Tour and tasting of 2 Chateaux (1 prestigious ‘classified’ Chateau and 1 traditional family Chateau). Each of these will last 1 hour. We will provide you with a picnic including the best produce France has to offer (available April to November due to weather). We will visit the UNESCO listed medieval village of Saint Emilion and enjoy further tastings at our favourite wine merchant of Saint Emilion.
For the 9:30 am & 10 am departure we provide the option to add lunch to the tour in the form of gourmet sandwiches, salads and dessert. This is optional. See when booking.
At 26 rue de la devise, 33000 Bordeaux
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled departure. We can’t keep your fellow travellers waiting.
Cours de Chapeau Rouge. 1-minute walk from the Grand Theatre and 3-minute walk to our shop.
THINGS TO BRING
Decent footwear for the slippery stones of St Émilion. Or just Flip-flops/Jandals/Tongs if you’re an expert in these. Dress according to the weather as we will spend some time outside.
Chateaux tour and tastings
Transport to and from Saint Émilion
Discover the Medieval Village
Tastings at Wine Merchant
Photos of your day’s experience (sent in email after the tour)
Complementary picnic of the regions produce (from 1st April to 1st November only) Please notify us if you have any special dietary requirements atleast 24 hours in advance
Good times 🙂
We take you on a relaxed ride through Bordeaux old city, recently acclaimed food & wine capital of France stopping along the way at the best local producers to taste the delights of the region and learn how to taste! Live the history of this remarkable city too as we take the scenic route and give lots of information. Come and indulge with us. Available Tues, Thurs, Sat. Max 8 people.
10:30 am to 3:00 pm
4.5 hour guided tour in English
5 stops at different producers for explanation & tastings
5 stops at Historical landmarks