The south west of France is rich in gastronomic delights, delicious wines and historic buildings with numerous UNESCO registered sites and buildings to discover.
The beautiful city of Bordeaux is the ideal base for a luxury food and history itinerary on which high end travellers will experience all that the area has to offer.
This outline itinerary can be adapted to take account of individual interests. Accommodation is also flexible with options for all budgets. From boutique B&Bs to 5* hotels, let us know your preference and we’ll source accommodation to suit.
In the company of passionate expert local guides you will enjoy extrordinary experiences which will take you to the heart of this exceptional destination.
On her walking tour, Virginie will introduce you to foodie artisans such as chocolate makers, coffee roasters, cheese producers and more. Spend a day with Christophe who will teach you how to make French patisserie specialities such as macarons or eclairs.
Enjoy a trip to the Graves vineyards and learn about pairing food and wine. Then take a private guided tour of the UNESCO registered citadelle of Bourg-sur-Gironde and the UNESCO village of Saint Emilion.
Discover the oyster farmers of the Arcachon Bay. If you’re feeling fit, follow the visit with walk up the highest sand dune in Europe, the Dunes du Pilat.
A trip in small flat-bottomed boat (traditionally used in oyster farming) called a Pinasse is a fabulous experience on the Gironde Estuary. You’ll stop for a picnic lunch on a picturesque sand spit in the Gironde estuary and enjoy local products.
See the Itinerary tab for full details of the day trips and experiences that are included on this luxury Bordeaux food and history programme.
This outline itinerary is for all lovers of classic French food and history who are seeking an exceptional luxury experience in one of the richest and most beautiful areas of France.
The trip is fully flexible and can be tailored to your specific interests and budget, both with regard to accommodation and experiences.
You may choose to self-drive or use the services of a local luxury taxi company for your transfers. Mix and match gastronomic and historic experiences and even add more wine-related experiences into the trip.
This is your holiday. Allow us to tailor make your itinerary and create that luxury trip of a lifetime.