Oct 11-18, 2019
Check in to Hotel de Seze in central Bordeaux for the next two nights.
After your welcome meal, on the first day we’ll tour the historic and beautiful UNESCO world heritage site of Bordeaux city. We’ll splurge on a seafood tower to sample locally caught shellfish. On day two in Bordeaux we’ll head to the new Cité du Vin to learn all about the Bordeaux wine growing culture that is central to this area. In the afternoon we’ll head to the antique district and then save some time for you to go out on your own near our hotel to shop for gifts and souvenirs. Bordeaux is a fabulous shopping and walking town. Tonight we’ll dine on riverside on local delicacies.
Oct 13th Travel up to the Medoc peninsula famous for its first and second growth Bordeaux wines, including the most well known names in the world.
We’ll savor a wine tasting and lunch with a friend who runs marketing for the stunning Lynch Badges property and then we’ll head to the beach for a brisk walk before staying the night at a charming local bed and breakfast in the seaside town of Paulliac.
On Oct 14 & 15 St Emilion we’ll head east and stay at our own Chateau, pretending to be the lady of the house for a few nights. St. Emilion is one of the most beautiful villages in France and its famous for its award winning wines and vast limestone caves that we’ll explore.
Oct 16-17 For our final two nights we’ll spoil ourselves in Eugenie les Bains, a town famous for its underground springs and healing waters. Here we’ll stay at a renowned Relais and Chateaux property created by a 3 Michelin star chef. We’ll alternate between spa treatments (one included), walking and shopping the quaint village, dining in style at one of several of the hotel’s restaurants and we’ll plunge into a hands on cooking class with a world famous chef to learn a healthier style of French cooking.
Oct 18th We’ll head home refreshed and inspired~
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