Gourmet Walking Tour

Discover three of the most treasured gourmet locations in Bordeaux.
We will see, smell and taste some of the best cheeses, 
dessert and wines Bordeaux has to offer!

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 What:  This tour focuses on savoring the sumptuous flavors of Bordeaux with scenic and historic promenades linking our tastings.

We will visit one of the oldest and most famous cheese shops in Bordeaux, visiting their cheese caves located in the stone-vaulted cellars of a XVth century convent ! Here we will find a treasure trove of cheeses being gently aged to their optimal maturity, with the aging process being explainedby one of their expert staff.  We will also enjoy a tasting of three cheeses all the while enjoying the atmosphere of the ancient underground caves. 

Then we will visit a world-renowned Bordelaise company known for their resurrection of the canelé, the dessert originally prepared by the nuns for school children.  We will learn about the history of this traditional dessert and how its creation in Bordeaux is related to wine! We will enjoy a relaxing moment sampling this and other interesting desserts, as well as a hot beverage.

Then we will finish with the pleasure of a wine tasting in a small boutique wine bar. Where we will taste three Bordeaux wines each with its own unique style, selected for us and introduced by their wine steward.

Time:  This is a 3-hour tour,  typically done in the afternoon.

When: Tuesday - Friday afternoons.

 Who: Individuals, couples, families, small groups … Anyone !

This tour is available for groups of 6 to 12 people.  

Please inquire about private bookings for fewer people.

Price :

Type of tour:  Semi-Private

50€ per person + 35€ per person in tasting fees.

Tasting of 3 cheeses in XV century cheese cellars + Bordeaux,s signature dessert + Wine tastings in a cozy wine bar. 

We would need a minimum of 6 to open this tour or please inquire about a private tour.

 

How to Book:  Please contact info@bordeauxwalkingtours.com for availability prior to proceeding with payment.

How to pay:   Upon receiving an e-mail confirming availability you may reserve online to pay in advance.

Meeting point:  In the center of downtown Bordeaux or on the door step of your downtown hotel if private.

Please note: It is chilly in the cheese cellars so please bring a light jacket or scarf, even in summer!

 

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