19359
France
A Feast for the Senses: Wine, Food and History in Bordeaux
Enjoy private excursions to famed vineyards and cellars as you explore the heart of French wine country, including the prehistoric cave of Lascaux and the Cave of the Mammoth.
Rating (5)
Program No. 19359RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
3,195
Flights start at
975
Getting There
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At a Glance

In the South of France, wine is a beloved part of everyday life. It’s also big business. Voyage along the Dordogne and Garonne rivers and explore some of the world’s great vineyards in Saint-Emilion, Medoc and Graves. Learn the intricacies of the French wine industry. From prehistoric cave drawings to Roman times to the Hundred Years’ War, learn this region’s story.
Activity Level
Active
Extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestoned streets; some stairs without railings and/or uneven. Participants should be able to stand for at least one hour.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover this region’s succulent cuisine through a cooking demonstration with a grand chef.
  • Examine cave drawings in the prehistoric caves of Lascaux and Rouffignac.
  • On private field trips to vineyards and cellars, learn about microclimates and the development of the French wine industry.

General Notes

Please note that daily activities can switch depending on the incoming and outgoing tide.
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