in southwestern France, Bordeaux is our only region where a corkscrew
rates higher in importance than a tire repair kit. This region boasts
over 500 chateaux (Bordeaux's term for vineyards), producing some of
the most bodacious (our term for fantastic) Cabernets and Merlots in
the world. Wine-making superstars such as Haut-Brion, Latour, Lafitte
Rothschild, and Mouton Rothschild, to name a few, all originate from
There are plenty of eye-dazzlers too. The works of
Delacroix, Matisse, Renoir, and Rubens grace Bordeaux's Musée des Beaux-Arts. The sleepy village of Saint Emilion abounds with Gothic
architecture dating back to the 13th century. And south, near the
coastal town of Arcachon, the Dune du Pyla towers 115 meters (377 feet) high, making it the largest dune in
The sensory WOW-treatment is not
limited to taste; with an impressive network of bikeways and quiet rural roads, Bordeaux offers ideal cycling conditions. Here, we offer trips focusing on the Medoc or Entre-Deux-Mers, the area wedged between the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers.
Customizing a tour can be done for groups of 6 and more. To view some examples of guided and self-guided custom tours, make sure to visit our custom tour page. To get started, just fill our custom tour request form.