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Riviera Travel Grand Tour of Paris, Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion

Riviera Travel Grand Tour of Paris, Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion

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Explore the cultural richness of Bordeaux and Paris, two iconic cities in France. Begin your journey in Bordeaux, renowned for its wine and architectural splendor, boasting 362 historic monuments. Venture into the countryside to Saint-Émilion for wine tastings amidst picturesque landscapes. In Paris, experience the city’s enchanting allure on a night tour, including landmarks like Montmartre and the Palace of Versailles. With leisure time to uncover Paris’s treasures, this tour caters to both first-time and seasoned French enthusiasts.

  • Learn more about wine at Bordeaux’s City of Wine Museum
  • Tour a chateau and winery in Saint-Emilion and enjoy a tasting
  • Venture underground in Les Cordeliers to see the tunnels where they have stored their wine for centuries
  • Experience Paris at night to see its illuminated landmarks
  • Visit Montmartre in Paris, home to the artists’ quarter and the Sacré-Coeur
  • Return Eurostar and transfers
  • 8nts in 4* accommodation
  • Selected Meals: Daily breakfast and 1 lunch
  • 7 included experiences
  • Services of an expert tour manager throughout

Day 1: Arrival in Bordeaux
Travel by Eurostar to Bordeaux via Paris. On arrival, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, giving you the chance to start exploring.

Day 2: Bordeaux City Tour
Begin the day with a guide tour of the city, by foot and by coach. Stop by the riverside to admire the Place de la Bourse and the famous Miroir d’Eau. Continue your tour to visit the Opera House and see the merchant houses. After the tour, head to a wine merchant for the day’s signature experience (See Signature Tours for more information).

Day 3: Saint-Emilion
Today, head to the beautiful village of Saint-Emilion, famous for its prestigious wines. Visit a local chateau for a tour, tasting and lunch (see Signature Tours of more information). After lunch, visit the old cloisters at Les Cordeliers. Take a guided tours to see the underground tunnels which are perfect for aging wine. Taste some of the wine produced here before returning to Bordeaux.

Day 4: City of Wine
Visit Bordeaux’s wine museum where you can explore the history of wine through the ages, digitally exploring vineyards across the globe. After exploring the exhibits, head to the top of the building to try one of the wines on offer. In the afternoon, enjoy a signature experience before spending the rest of the day at leisure (See Signature Experiences for more information)

Day 5: Train to Paris
This morning, board a high-speed train to Paris. On arrival, check into your hotel before having the rest of the day leisure.

Day 6: Paris
Following breakfast, take a comprehensive coach tour of the city, seeing all its famous sights. Then, you’ll have another afternoon and evening to explore independently.

Day 7: Versailles
Leave Paris and take a short drive to Versailles, where you’ll visit the famous palace (See Signature Tours for more information). Returning from Versailles in the afternoon, you can either be dropped off in Paris for some free time or continue onto the hotel. In the evening, head out on a coach tour of Paris ‘by night’. You’ll get the chance to see the city’s landmarks illuminated.

Day 8: Montmartre
Take a short trip to Montmartre this morning, where you can enjoy brilliant views of Paris from the doors of Sacre-Coeur. You’ll also get the chance to explore the neighbourhood, home to the Moulin Rouge and the oldest vineyard in the city plus more. In the afternoon, return to the centre of Paris, where you can head off to explore, or relax at the hotel.

There is an optional boat trip along the Seine at an extra cost, please contact us about adding this to your trip

Day 9: Return Home
Say goodbye to Paris and board the Eurostar back to the UK

This Signature Tour includes everything from the Classic Tour as well as the following:

Day 2:
Visit an organic, biodynamic wine merchant for a wine tasting. Learn about the organic farming techniques used.

Day 3:
While at the Chateau in Saint-Emilion, enjoy a delicious lunch made with local ingredients and seasonal produce

Day 4:
Visit Bordeaux’s former submarine base where you’ll find Bassins des Lumieres, a digital art centre where some of art’s most iconic pieces are projected onto the concrete wall and reflected on the water

Day 7:
You’ll have the chance to the Palace of Versailles’ Royal Apartments, Hall of Mirrors and Gardens, with an arranged timed entry tickets and an audio guide included.

Plus, enjoy the more exclusive atmosphere of travelling in a small group of 25 or fewer guests.

For dates and prices, please enquire or call 0800 707 6229

Mercure Bordeaux Château Chartrons Hotel -4*
Located in Bordeaux historic Chartrons area, this hotel has easy access to the tram and to the waterside. The rooms here are spacious and modern. The hotel also features a restaurant, bar and terrace.

Novotel Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint Jean – 4*
Located near to the Gare St Jean Station and tram stop, there is great access to the centre of Bordeaux as well as several restaurants and bars. The rooms are comfortable and offer tea & coffee making facilities, a desk and a tv.

Mercure Paris Boulogne – 4*
Located in a quiet residential area of the city, this hotel is 5 minutes from the nearest metro station. The rooms are modern and comfortable. The hotel has a spacious bar and restaurant open during the week.

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Eurostar Time: Approx. 2 hrs 15 mins
  • Language: French
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: France

*All transfer times listed here are approximate and dependent on traffic.

Departure train station Arrival station Journey time
London Paris 2 hours + 20 mins
Departure Train Station Arrival station Journey time
Paris Bordeaux 2 hours + 10 mins

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