Bordeaux City Tour: The Chartrons gourmet tour

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During this morning tour, you will explore the ancient quartier of Chatrons, formally known as the original heart of the Bordeaux wine industry. The small and winding streets are embedded with cozy antique shops, stylish eateries and cafes, as well as other specialty stores and boutiques.

This is a place full of history, giving you insight into how Bordeaux became the most sought after wine city throughout Europe and beyond!

This tour includes a visit to a local organic boulangerie, before enjoying more patisseries and coffee tasting at a quaint cafe hotspot.

The tour continues in a local cheese shop and the nearby food market. You will meet regional merchants, taking a step back in time to savor the provincial foods like cheese, cured meats and of course, drink some wine. This is truly an authentic taste of the French lifestyle!

The Chartrons Food Tour allows you to discover and learn about the French connection to the land and their appreciation of good food and wine. As you follow one of our local guides, you will get an intimate look at Bordeaux and the French art de vivre!

Tour only available every Saturday morning from April to October (private tours any other days on request). 


9:20 AM Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Tourist Office.
10:00 AM Local bakery stop and pastrie tasting. Coffee anyone?
10:30 AM Cheese tasting with a local vendor. Learn about delicious cheeses from the region as you try them!
11:15 AM Mini market tour and food wine tasting on the central Chartrons Square. Discover more about the rare and special variety of our region gastronomy. Your guide shall serve you a glass of wine to complete this unique experience.
12:00 PM Tour ends at Place Paul Doumer, at the nearby tramway stop.



lieu-de-depart MEETING POINT Bordeaux Tourisme Office
duree DURATION 2,5hrs
vehicule TRANSPORTATION By foot
distance DISTANCE  +- 2 km
nbre-de-personnes NUMBER OF PERSONS 3 to 9 people
langue LANGUAGE English only
visite VISIT
The Chartrons district
tenue_vestimentaire CLOTHING Comfortable footwear – bring some water
food FOOD Regional specialities tastings,  local food platter, coffee and a glass of wine



More than 7 days before the day of the tour: no cancellation fee. Less than 7 days before the day of the tour or no-show: 100% of the cost of the tour. The minimum number of people for each tour is 2. We reserve the right to cancel the tour 48 hours before departure if the minimum number of 3 people is not met and you will receive a full refund.

Tourist Office of Bordeaux

12 cours du XXX Juillet
33000 Bordeaux