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Bordeaux Saint Emilion Self guided cycling tour 7 days 6 nights

Reference: FAV BX7C

Bordeaux, a fascinating town full of history and trade, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site,
centre of the biggest wine producing region in the world. During this cycling itinerary, you will
explore a large part of the vineyards on the right banks of the river Garonne.

Cost per person twin-share from A$1,895

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Characteristics of this journey/holiday


ACCOMMODATION

  • 6 nights in charming 3* star hotels in room with private facilities

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • 6 nights in charming 3* star hotels in room with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast
  • 3-course dinner (Option)
  • Personal welcome meeting
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Rout book, maps and information material
  • 24 h Service Hotline
  • GPS-Tracks on demand

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 1

Welcome meeting at the centrally located hotel in Bordeaux. Dinner in the city centre and overnight stay

Day 2  Bordeaux – Cadillac 46 km

After breakfast you will begin your ride to Latresne. The route will follow the cycle path to la Sauve Majeure. It will then lead you along the bottom of the vineyard hills to join Cadillac. Dinner and overnight stay in Cadillac.

Day 3 Cadillac – Saint-Macaire 31 km

You will head to Loupiac and to Sainte-Croix du Mont. These villages gave their names to the famous desert wines of the area…. Your route will take you past the Château Malromé, which belonged to the Toulouse-Lautrec family! Don’t hesitate to stop for a visit and a wine tasting at the Château! At the end of the day you will reach Saint-Macaire, a beautiful fortified town, visit the Saint-Sauveur church, the old priory, and the cloisters. Dinner and overnight stay in Saint Macaire.

Day 4  Saint Macaire – Saint-Emilion 48 km

You will set off to Saint-Emilion, leaving the Entre-Deux-Mers region to join the right banks of the Dordogne. You will come to the region of Saint Emilion exploring along the way landscape listed as UNESCO world heritage. Dinner and overnight stay in Saint Emilion.

Day 5  Saint-Émilion loop    24 km 

This day is dedicated to the discovery of Saint-Emilion and its outskirts: Saint Christophe des Bardes, Castillon la Bataille, Saint Etienne de Lisse, Saint Laurent des Combes… You will visit the town of Castillon la Bataille where the Hundred Years war ended. Dinner and overnight stay in Saint Emilion.

Day 6  Return to Bordeaux     58 km

Saint Emilion, Saint Sulpice de Faleyrens, Branne, Le Moulin, Nérigean, Salleboeuf… Last excursion into the Entre-Deux-Mers region before ending the tour. Dinner and overnight stay in Bordeaux.

Day 7 Departure 

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