Napoleon Tour of the Médoc

from 69€/person
Half / Full Day Small group Wine Tastings Shuttle

Médoc Discovery Day Tour

Revel in the world famous Médoc wine region where we visit small and large Chateaux, including 1855 Classified growths.

The Napoleon Tour offers the chance to see some of the most prestigious Chateaux of the Bordeaux wine region. 

We wind North through the Médoc Wine Route des Chateaux, visiting our long-time wine making friends along the way and tasting the best wines that the Médoc region has to offer.

Enjoy a tasty typical French picnic lunch –summer tours only– in the Château’s property, taste delicious wine and learn all about the famous region of France where Cabernet Sauvignon originated.

 

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Route des Châteaux

Ride the historic road that's home to some of the most prestigious Châteaux from 1855 classification

Discover Different Wines

Let your taste buds explore the different wines from several appellations surrounding Margaux

Shuttle Pickup & Dropoff

Shuttle in between Bordeaux and St-Émilion in our modern minivans with heating and AC

Full & Half Day Wine Tour

Over winter period, only Half Day but there's something for everyone from April !

HALF DAY

WINTER : Wednesday, Friday, Saturday SUMMER: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Médoc

2 pm : Departure from Bordeaux

Depart from our office in Bordeaux center and travel to the Médoc region on a quick 1 hour journey in our comfortable minivans.

3 pm : Chateau Visit, Tour & Wine Tasting

Tour a Chateau, learn about their production methods and taste the fruits of their labour. +/-1hr

4 pm : Tastings

Indulge in more wine tastings at our favorite wine merchant ‘cave’ cellar.

5:15 pm : Return to Bordeaux

Ride back in our minivans for a Drop-off at Rustic Vines agency in Bordeaux Center.

FULL DAY

SUMMER Monday, Thursday, Saturday Médoc

10:30 am : Departure from Bordeaux

Depart from our office in Bordeaux center and ride along the famous Route des Châteaux on a quick 1 hour journey in our comfortable minivans.

11:30 am : 1st Château Visit, Tour & Wine Tasting

Tour a Chateau, learn about their production methods and taste the fruits of their labour. +/-1hr

12:30 pm : Picnic lunch at the 1st Château

Enjoy a nice picnic lunch with fresh & local products prepared by ourselves and set up at the Château.

2 pm : 2nd Chateau Visit, Tour & Wine Tastings

Tour a 2nd Chateau, learn about their production methods and taste the fruits of their labour. +/-1hr

3:15 pm - Tastings & Sighsteeing

Indulge in more wine tastings at our favorite wine merchant ‘cave’ cellar & stop at Château Margaux for a souvenir photo.

4:30 pm - Return to Bordeaux

Ride back in our minivans for a Drop-off at our agency in Bordeaux center around 5:30 pm.

*Please note that the itinerary may slightly change from one day to another, but the departure time, return time (+/- 15 minutes) and what’s included in the tour will always be the same.

SUMMER from 01/04/2019 to 31/10/2019 – WINTER from 01/11/19 to 31/03/20

Napoleon Tour Pricing

Half Day
69€
  • Transport to & from Bordeaux
  • Friendly English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees & tastings at one Estate
  • 4+ Wine Tastings
  • Sightseeing in the region
  • Bottled Water
Full Day
99€
  • Transport to & from Bordeaux
  • Friendly English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees & guides at 2 Estates in different AOC
  • 9+ Wine Tastings
  • Picnic lunch at the Château
  • Sightseeing
  • Bottled Water

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Fortunately for us, our years of experience have taught us the in's and the out's of what makes a great wine tour, so if you're the curious type and looking for more info...

Napoleon Tour
5/5
This tour was awesome. We felt a bit like we were on the set of a French movie. Idillic locations and really interesting introduction to how the local wine is made. Our guide “Thoma!” was awesome and he had an in-depth knowledge of the area and how the wine is made. The Chateaus we visited were brilliant too. Can’t fault it and it exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended for something to do in Bordeaux."
Hamish L
- TripAdvisor, Sept 2018
Napoleon Tour
5/5
"We spent a wonderful day among some of the world most famous wineries. The city of Sauvignon was fabulous and its history quitte interesting, the guides very kind and the wines, obviously were fantastic ! A special thanks to Pascaline & Yoann for being so kind and funny and for sharing their knowledge and passion about wine. You guys were amazing !"
Desdevises C
- TripAdvisor, Aug 2018
Napoleon Tour
5/5
"This was simply fantastic! Thomas was an excellent, knowledgeable guide (and also a lovely guy!). The small group size was perfect and allowed us to understand the area, ask questions etc. A nice mix of cycling and tasting, plus explanations of the vineyards and wine making processes. Great lunch was provided (with wine) and a visit to a wine merchant at the end allowed us to taste a broader range of wines. All in all a perfect day!"
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- TripAdvisor, Aug 2018

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Rustic Vines Tour Office

26 Rue de la Devise, 33000 Bordeaux(+33) 9 86 41 88 83Monday to Saturday 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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