St Emilion Wine Tour & Wine Tasting
Our clients often ask us which castle we were going to visit. Here is a tourist guide to Saint Emilion, one of the most beautiful wine destinations in France. The jurisdiction of St Emilion is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Embark on the wine road of Bordeaux in Saint Emilion, world-renowned for its wines and Grands Crus Classés. Discover this vineyard, two thousand years old and listed as a World Heritage Site, on board a Tesla sedan. Comfortably installed in this environmentally friendly and luxurious car, you will enjoy a panoramic view of the vineyards and the prestigious castles that line the road: Cheval Blanc, Angelus, Figeac, Pavia, Ausone, ... You can contemplate the magnificent valley of the Bard and enjoy a relaxing walk in Saint Emilion.
In one word: an incredible day! Saint Emilion and the wine tour we did around Bordeaux are really attractions to see, it is beautiful even at the end of summer. The transfer was also very pleasant and the driving time passed very quickly thanks to the comfort of the Tesla.Mr Joe, American tourist in October 2019
What is the program for a day in Saint Emilion from Bordeaux?
Your Elexi driver/guide for a wine tour & wine tasting
Elexi offers you a service of premium transport in Tesla sedans (Model 3, S or X), your private driver for the day will drive you in St Emilion and the most beautiful castles and grands crus of Saint Emilion.
During your tour, you will also go to see the vineyards of St Emilion, the characteristic bards of St Emilion. Beautiful places to see and photograph for memories that will remain forever.
Our suggestions for visits in Saint Emilion
🍷 Château La Gaffelière (1st growth St Emilion)
Private visit of the property and its vineyard with its unique implantation leaning against the southern slope of Saint-Emilion. Tasting of 3 wines including the 2014 vintage. An exceptional discovery between tradition and modernity!
1h30 – €30 / person
Extra : vertical tasting of 3 vintages with authenticity
🍷 Château La Dominique (Classified Wine St Emilion)
Private, tailor-made tour of the property followed by a blind tasting of four wines in the private cellar of the château. An unusual sensorial experience!
1h30 – €35 / person
Extra: a blind tasting out of time without landmarks
🍷 Château Beau Séjour Bécot (1st growth St Emilion)
Private and complete visit of the property followed by a wine and chocolate pairing tasting in the rotunda with terrace overlooking the château's vineyards. A magical moment!
1h15 – €32 / person
Extra: tasting with wine-chocolate pairing
🍷 Château Clinet (Pomerol)
Private visit of the property attached to one of the oldest and most renowned vineyards of the appellation followed by a vertical tasting of 3 wines for a journey through the vintages!
1h15 – €15 / person
Extra: easy vertical tasting of 3 wines
🍷 Château Coutet (Grand cru St Emilion)
A very instructive visit of this small, family-run organic vineyard led by real winegrowers who will explain how wine is produced in the Bordeaux region. Tasting of the wines of the property. An exceptional immersion in the wine world between authenticity and modernity!
1h – €9 / person
Extra: discovery of a wine produced by organic farming and the techniques associated with this production method.
🍷 Château La Dauphine (Fronsac)
Private visit, olfactory workshop and discovery of the ethical and environmental actions of the property: work in the vineyard, apiary, biodynamic workshop, aroma garden... followed by a tasting of 3 wines (honey and merlot jelly) in a green cocoon in the heart of the park. An exceptional immersion in the heart of an organic vineyard!
Extra: exceptional tasting in a eco-friendly cocon!
Our suggestions for restaurants in Saint Emilion
🍴 Le Restaurant du Grand Barrail
At the heart of this Relais Chateau, a €34 meal
🍴 At Château La Dominique, the Terrasse Rouge
An incredible view of the vineyards of St Emilion and Pomerol, a menu at €28.
🍴 In the village of Saint Emilion, theEnver du Décor :
In the immediate vicinity of the bell tower of the monolithic church, a meal at €26.
Our suggestions of incredible experiences
👨🍳 A cooking class at Château Ambe Tour Pourret
For a 3 hour workshop at €144/person. Visit of the vineyard, 1,25 hour of cooking lessons followed by lunch with food and wine pairing. The menu is sent in advance to guests who choose what they want to prepare.
🎒 The group or private visit of the undergrounds of Saint Emilion
A priceless heritage to be discovered absolutely.
🍷 Wine in Black ®
In the dark, everything lights up! : Blind discovery of the Saint Emilion vineyard. An experience that will awaken all your senses – ask us for more details
Day trip to St Emilion from bordeaux in a Tesla Model 3, S or Model X
Price for day trip from Bordeaux to St Emilion
A wine tour & wine tasting from Bordeaux :
(exclusive of visit, tasting, lunch: estimate €70/person)
From 1 to 4 people: € 400 with 6 hours waiting onsite
From 5 to 6 people: €500 with 6 hours waiting onsite
For group 7+ people: ask for quote
Option : professional guide at €70
Spoken languages: English, French, Spanish, German & Portuguese
Frequently Asked Questions for a day trip in Saint Emilion
Take advantage of a door-to-door service from Bordeaux to Saint-Émilion to avoid stress and for more simplicity, a private driver will bring you in a top-of-the-range Tesla vehicle or a Mercedes van from your hotel or your address in Bordeaux to St Emilion. He will wait for you there to take you back home and to drive you to some chateaux.
Saint-Emilion is 40 kilometers away from Bordeaux, to get there you can take a bus or a train. However, you will be in the village of Saint Emilion, the chateaux to visit are 5 to 10 kilometers away. A car service is preferable because there is no reliable taxi or Uber service in Saint Emilion area during the day.
We offer transfers in a Tesla sedan, ideal for a couple or a family or a small group of people up to 6 passengers. We can, of course, offer other cars for groups of up to 8 or 10 people.
The half-day format is also very suitable to enjoy also Pomerol and Fronsac on the same day.
Yes, but it is not the solution we recommend.
With a private driver or a professional guide who drives you from Bordeaux to go to Saint Emilion and the Grands Crus Classes.
Cancellation of transfers with Elexi is free up to 1 week before departure, otherwise, we keep 75% of the amount paid.
Book your visits before your travel in France, ask the professionals some advice,
Underground monuments are part of Saint-Emilion history. The village is medieval, with a great religious background. In the middle of St Emilion stands the biggest underground church.