Cultural Trip in Bordeaux -

Cultural Trip in Bordeaux

5 Days | History & Culture, Wine & Food

Bordeaux Culture & Wine Escape

Excellence | $13199 pp

Discover the beautiful region of Bordeaux on this trip, famous for its red wine. During this trip, which focuses on the cultural heritage of this region, you will visit museums and art exhibitions, such as "Les Beaux-Arts" and "La Cité du Vin", in privatized after-hours visits.. We offer you the chance to live a unique experience and step into the French Fashion universe by visiting a leather goods family workshop. Of course, you can't leave this region without tasting red wine Bordeaux!

Day by Day


Day 1: Bordeaux

Arrival Assistance “Fast Track” from Plane to Car Park with Immigration Skip-The-Line

Our dedicated greeter and porter service ensures a seamless transition from the plane to the car park. Our professional team is committed to assisting you with luggage and any necessary customs formalities, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable arrival experience.

a weekend getaway to bordeaux

Private transfer from Bordeaux Airport – Hotel Bordeaux

A chauffeur will meet you in a luxury vehicle,  for a private transfer from Bordeaux Airport to your hotel in Bordeaux.

Day 2: Bordeaux - Cognac - Bordeaux

Private Driver for the Day

In the morning, a private driver will pick you up at your hotel in a luxury vehicle and drive you safely to Cognac for your day’s activities. At the end of the day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.

The Cognac and Charentes vineyards extend north of the Bordeaux vineyards. The Cognac vineyard is famous all over the world for its brandy. Pineau des Charentes is a great wine-based liqueur, and Charentais IGP wines are constantly growing in quality and volume.

Private visit and tasting behind closed doors

In this tour, you will be treated to a behind-the-scenes visit of the house and witness the different stages of cognac production. During your visit, you will learn about the process of cognac production, and be invited to access some of the most exclusive corners of this winery in order to discover the terroir, grape varieties, and exotic wines.

During your visit, a private guide will welcome you into a private tasting room for a presentation on the art of selection, aging, and blending. You will also be invited to take part in a tasting ritual of several eau-de-vie’s that are in different stages of the aging process.

As part of a memorable experience, you will discover the Chai Paradis (“Paradise Cellar”), where a large collection of old cognacs are stored and preserved for future generations. At the end of the tour, you will indulge in tasting 3 cognacs – Hennessy VS, Hennessy XO, and Hennessy Paradis with some gourmet bites.


Day 3: Bordeaux

Private Driver for the Day

In the morning, a private driver will pick you up at your hotel in a luxury vehicle and drive you safely to your day’s activities. At the end of the day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.

Private guided Art exhibition visit at Institut Bernard Magrez

On this tour, you will enjoy an exclusive after-hours visit in order to discover an impressive collection of modern art. The Bernard Magrez Institute, which is renowned as one of the best cultural institutes in the region, will enable you to witness prestigious and beautiful works of art in a privileged and timeless setting.

You will be able to appreciate the works of accomplished artists such as Jean-Michel Othoniel, JR, Salgado, Futura 2000, Yan Pei-Ming, Martial Raysse, Steve McCurry, Obey, and many others which will be presented around a scenography that aims to be synesthetic, where colors, sensations and the vibration of the works guide you on a journey to the heart of contemporary art.

Bernard Magrez Cultural Institute | French Side Travel

Suggestion – Afternoon at leisure in Bordeaux

The vibrant and dynamic Bordeaux is southwest France’s largest city. Its mixture of art, food culture, shopping, and nightlife make it a must-see, while its exceptional 18th-century architecture has earned it the nickname ‘Little Paris’ and a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

Private thematic wine-tasting workshop after opening hours

La Cité du Vin offers privatization of its themed wine culture tasting workshops, tailored to the number of guests and the type of audience. It offers customized workshops, all led by a presenter. These are fun and original activities, perfect for wine lovers who want to experience more of what wine has to offer.

In this workshop, you can select the themes that interest you most, and you will be guided by a professional who will provide detailed explanations:

Initiation to tasting

In this tasting session, you will discover the art of wine tasting in a friendly and warm atmosphere. With masked bottles and black wine glasses, the sommelier will help you to learn the basics of tasting, through the many clues revealed during the workshop: color, intensity, aromatic profile, and balance.

Bordeaux wines

This Bordeaux wine overview will teach you not only the fundamentals of Bordeaux wine, but also the history of the vineyards, their unique characteristics, and their grape varieties.

The new wave of Reds

Trends are changing and Bordeaux winegrowers are diversifying their offerings. They create new styles and modernize their techniques to create something new and innovative. The new wave red wine workshop is to discover the modern wines of Bordeaux, more fruity and robust.

Day 4: Bordeaux

Private Driver for the Day

In the morning, a private driver will pick you up at your hotel in a luxury vehicle and drive you safely to your day’s activities. At the end of the day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.

Private guided visit to a family operated leather goods workshop

In the heart of Bordeaux on one of the city’s most beautiful squares, the finest and richest leather material is manufactured and is world-renowned for its beauty, elegance, and pure craftsmanship. You will have the opportunity to meet the 4th generation of the family  who are highly skilled manufacturers in leatherworking and design lavish products such as handbags, crossbody bags, waist bags, and backpacks.

For customers who love art and beautiful things, you will also be able to buy a variety of leather accessories like card holders, purses, key holders, and belts prepared with excellent craftsmanship. For wine lovers, elegant and luxurious wine bottles meticulously crafted with dexterity are also available.

Leather Workshop | French Side Travel

Day 5 : Bordeaux

Private transfer from Hotel Bordeaux – Bordeaux Airport

A chauffeur will pick you up at your hotel in a luxury vehicle and drive you from your hotel in Bordeaux to the Bordeaux Airport.

Departure Assistance “Fast Track” from Car Park to Plane with Immigration skip-the-line

Your personal greeter/porter will escort you from the car park to your plane and assist you with your luggage as well as the flight check-in, and any tax refunds and customs formalities.

a weekend getaway to bordeaux


About This Trip:

    • Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
    • This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
    • Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.

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