of the French wine capital


Welcome to southwestern France and to Bordeaux. Wholly revitalized since its so-called “Sleeping Beauty” days, Bordeaux is now one of France’s liveliest cities and most diverse. Since the turn of the century, the city of Bordeaux, separated by the Garonne River, has been transformed by politicians, industry, locals and travelers alike. Now, it is more than just a revived port city! It has become a capital of art and architecture, Culture and of course Wine. The city was declared Unesco World Heritage site in 2007.

There are endless ways to discover all that Bordeaux and this famous French Wine Region has to offer. Below you will find a selection of vacation packages the our Expert travel designers have created so that you may experience the best bordeaux wine tours & activities. Highlights in town include the brand new Cité du Vin museum, neoclassical architecture, an art museum and great shopping and dining experiences.

Our Introduction to the Bordeaux Blends packages operate on either a private or shared option. On our 4 Day Private option we have included both arrival and departure transfers from Bordeaux train station or airport. You will sleep in carefully selected 4* or 5* Hotels that are centrally located. The itinerary includes 2 Full Days of Private day trips to the Medoc and Saint Emilion wine regions. On each day you will enjoy visits to renowned wineries or small family owned ones.

Our very affordable 4 Day Shared tour option is perfect for those who wish to discover Bordeaux on a budget but in relaxed way. We organize all the transportation services and accommodation. In either 3* or 4* Hotels located in the Bordeaux city center, you will be transferred from and to the airport or train station. Then, enjoy 2 Full Days of shared tours in small groups limited to 19 persons maximum. We have included a full day tour to Saint Emilion including 3 winery visits. There is also a Full Day Tour to the Medoc wine region that also includes visits and tastings in 3 carefully selected Chateaus.

For the Bordeaux wine enthusiasts, we have crafted a unique tour – the Total Bordeaux Grands Crus Wines. This 5 Day tour includes return airport or train station transfers, accommodation in a 4* or 5* centrally located Hotel of Bordeaux, 3 Private full days of discovering the most famous appellations of the Bordeaux vineyards with your own expert, English speaking driver / wine guide. This package is perfect for those who wish to take back home as much information as possible, visit some of the best rated wineries and experience unique, commented wine tasting sessions.

All our wine tasting tours in the Bordeaux vineyards are conducted by Expert Guides that speak impeccable English. Transportation is done in recent and fully equipped A/C minivans that can take up to 8 passengers. On more busy days for shared tours, we use a VIP Sprinter Mercedes minibus to accommodate our guests.


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At Ophorus all our expert guides hold the WSET level 2 in Wines & Spirits, and our drivers are fully accredited and licensed guides.


Live the experience of your dreams with a personalised private tour, visiting France’s most unique areas with the local knowledge of your guide.