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Paris – Bordeaux 

Welcome to France today and upon arrival into Paris you connect to the Wine capital of the world – to Bordeaux!! Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day soaking in the sun and the wonderful ambience the city has to offer. Overnight in Bordeaux.

Bordeaux

This morning you set off on an excursion to the medieval town of Saint-Emilion, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a full day tour at Saint Emilion, relish the beautiful chateaux, learn more about wine-making and become a wine expert! Hop in the train with your bike (20 minutes) and prepare for a short ride to a beautiful chateau. Be acquainted at a charming family runned chateau in the middle of a beautiful park at the heart of St. Emilion vineyards. Lunch in the garden of the chateau (inside the Orangerie of the chateau in case of bad weather) and participate to a tasting class. Learn how to become a great wine taster in 25 minutes! All the keys to learn the secrets of the French savoir-vivre! Train your nose to smell and recognize different samples of flavors contained in wine. Then learn the steps of a professional wine tasting from analyzing the color to the mouth feel. Visit, tour and step inside the family house and take a tour of the wine cellars. Take an easy and flat 15-kilometer ride on your bike at the middle of the beautiful St. Emilion vineyards. Ride through the vineyards and tens of beautiful chateaux and later cross the prestigious chateaux and appellations: chateau Cheval Blanc, Pomerol, chateau Petrus, L'Evangile. Visit chateau Soutard, a classified growth chateau at the doorstep of St. Emilion. Chateau Soutard was fully renovated in 2010. Walk in the charming village of St. Emilion dating from the middle age (UNESCO Classified). Overnight in Bordeaux.

Bordeaux

The specific terroir of the left bank produces powerful red wines. During this morning, visit two wonderful chateaux in the Graves Region! The guide will provide you with a lot of information about the Bordeaux wines. After receiving a warm welcome in a beautiful chateau of the 18th century, you will have the opportunity to walk through the vineyards, tour around the vat rooms and the cellars, and have an explanation of the wine making process from A to Z. Driving to a second property, you will be greeted by people from a charming family run estate of the region. You will then taste their own wine in an aperitif with delicacies (fresh bread, cheese ...). Drive back to Bordeaux at the end of the tour. Overnight in Bordeaux.

Bordeaux - Paris

Post breakfast it’s time to make your way to the airport or the train station and get to Paris. Check into your hotel and relax a while. Later in the evening you can experience the relaxing cruise on the Seine river. Overnight in Paris.

Paris

Following breakfast its time for you to see and explore Paris at your pace. Visit Paris boarding an open top bus "Paris l'Opentour" and enjoy an exceptional view of Paris. Hop on Hop off as often as you please and see Paris in your own time and at your own pace with the 4 tour itineraries. Explore the Paris you have been looking for, historical, romantic, fashionable, fun and shopper friendly while listening to nice audioguided commentaries! Bus frequency gives you the opportunity to visit at your own pace the top monuments and to be seated comfortably each time you take the bus. The pass is valid one day, whatever time you start the tour.

A ticket for you to visit to the Montparnasse Tower is included as it is at one of the stops of the Hop On Hop Off route and the view from here will definitely blow you off your feet! Later in the afternoon spend your time shopping at the famous shopping mall The Galleries Lafayette for the best in haute couture and places that give the word shopping a completely new meaning.

In the evening Cruise on the Seine river. We will cross the River Seine. On the Left Bank we board a Bateaux Parisiens boat at Quai de la Bourdonnais. At the end of the cruise, we rejoin the coach for a transfer to the Moulin Rouge, cabaret at the foot of the Montmartre hill, to enjoy the review "Féerie. We attend the second show which begins around 11 PM. "Féerie" comprises a troupe of 100 artists including the 60 Doris Girls recruited worldwide; 1000 costumes with feathers, glitter and strass made in the most famous Parisian workrooms; and a magnificent setting with rich colours and unique drawings created by Italian artists. The show includes the best international entertainments as well as exceptional acts, and the eagerly-awaited return of the giant Aquarium. Enjoy original music played by 80 musicians and 60 chorus singers!

Overnight in Paris.

Paris

No trip can be complete without shopping!  La Vallee is a fabulous outlet Mall where all the best brands are available at a near 70 % discount!! That’s not all – there is a shuttle bus that takes you there too and brings you back from the center of Paris. Spend the day here and INDULGE! Overnight in Paris.

Depart Paris

Today it’s time to say au revoir to this marvellous country, as you head to the airport to take your flight home. Hope you have had a great holiday!!

  • 3 nights in Bordeaux
  • 3 nights in Paris
  • Saint Emilion - Full Day Wine and Bike Tour
  • Arcachon bay - Half day Tour
  • 01 Day Paris L'Open Hop On Hop Off Tour
  • Montparnasse Ticket
  • Seine Cruise + Moulin Rouge Show
  • Paris - Bordeaux (Train)
  • Bordeaux - Paris (Train)
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