Food tours are the best way to discover the history and culture of an area you are visiting. Bordeaux is well known for it’s wine, but there is so much gastronomic history here from the oysters to the sugar in their canele! While these are the current scheduled tours we offer, there is no limit! If you have a special interest in wines or local seasonal vegetables…we can create your own personalized tour! We offer tours and services in English.
Guides are local professionals, like creator Anne Jordan with a degree in the French culinary arts, French sommelier certification, and a lifetime in tourism. If we can’t offer you a tour, we are happy to help you find someone else who is a local professional.
All of our producers and farmers are paid for their time prior to the tour. Group tours are occasionally available during April-October, check out our Facebook page to join one. *Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and pricing. Include the names and ages, plus any allergies or food aversions of all of your guests when making your reservation. Online bookings are possible through Regiondo.
Local Farm and Regional Wine Tours
BAZADAISE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE FOOD TOUR 3hr tour of beautiful French countryside village. UNESCO cathedral, taste local products like (but not limited to) bazadaise cattle, fois gras and Graves wines. Tours can be customized to clients preferences. Meet the farmers and their animals. We suggest local restaurant options for lunch and make the reservation for you. No minimum, starting at 180 EURO total with all visits and tastings for 1-2 people.
HUITRE OYSTER FOOD TOUR 6hr tour including the historic beach town of Arcachon. Local covered market, with group visit to an oyster (all year) and/or caviar farm (April-September). Private tour of oyster museum also possible. If you love boating, a private boat tour of the bay of Arcachon with oyster tasting is also possible. Create the coastal day of your dreams! No minimum, starting at 350 EURO with all visits, tastings, oyster lunch, pickup and dropoff.
EELS FOOD TOUR 4hr visit at a local lamprey eel farm and tour of Saint Emilion. Visit to local vineyard and Michelin lunch. Pricing varies depending on lunch and tour specifications. Seasonal tour offered from December-April. Two person minimum, starting at 325 EURO for eel tastings, visit, bookings, pickup and dropoff.
VINES WINE TOUR 5hr tour of the beautiful Sauternes or Saint Emilion vineyards with group tastings (private tastings incur an additional fee). Visit a local caviste (wine shop) to taste more wine styles with options to ship wine back to you home. Restaurant options for lunch are offered and booked. Learn some history while enjoying local wines! Best time of year for Sauternes is September-early November. No minimum. Starting at 275 EURO.
Bordeaux City Tours
BORDEAUX HISTORY AND FOOD TOUR More history, less food tastings – 2hr tour of the town. Includes many the main historic buildings and interesting anecdotes on over 2,000 years of history. Of course, we buy local foods and drinks along the way. Two people minimum, starting at 180 EURO. Make it private, up to six people, for 450 EURO.
BORDEAUX GOURMET FOOD TOUR more food, less history – 10am-1230pm or 4pm-630pm / 2 1/2hr tour of the city. Try unique plates of local products to local cheese shops, meet local chefs and try incredible products from the whole of the SW of France. Two person minimum, starting at 280 EURO which includes all tastings. Private chefs tasting possible in afternoon only, when chef is available. Caviar visit and tastings are the alternative.
BORDEAUX MARKET TOUR half food and half history – 9am-1130am / 2 1/2hr tour of the market with tastings of local products like regional oysters, Basque cheese and charcuterie, stop by pastry and spice shops to taste our way through the SW of France. Finish with seasonal plates and wine pairing. Starting at 195 EURO for one adult, which includes all tastings.
Pays Basque Tours
BAYONNE BEAN TO BAR TOUR 2pm-5pm / 3 hour tour of the historic chocolate capital of France, Bayonne. While discussing the history of chocolate in Europe, we visit a large local chocolate manufacturer and multiple small and independent producers making incredible chocolate, from bean to bar! 300 EURO plus 40 EURO pp for tastings. Make it private, up to six people, for 450 EURO.
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