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Bordeaux Gourmet Food Walking Tour with Lunch

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    Begin your 4-hour gourmet exploration of Bordeaux by meeting your guide near Place des Quinconces in the city center. This food tour ambles through Bordeaux and a very leisurely pace, giving you time to marvel at the historic beauty of the city's architecture. Listen as your professional foodie guide offers insight into Bordeaux's culinary history as you walk.
    Visit a favorite local bakery, with inviting scents of freshly-baked baguettes surrounding you as you meet the baker and sample some handmade treats.
    Next, visit one of the most famous chocolatiers in the city to meet the owner. Generations have kept the shop's recipes secret, and though you may never be able to duplicate what you taste you'll certainly enjoy the samples. Unique flavor components include green tea, olive and ginger.
    Follow your guide to a cheese shop to learn about the cheese-making traditions that make French cheese so world-famous while you sample cheeses from different parts of the country, including Roquefort, Brie and Comté.
    After all this sampling, finish your tour with a visit to a typical apartment for a buffet-style lunch. Take your pick from the generous array of food offerings, including many of the items you sampled earlier in the tour, accompanied by some excellent Bordeaux wine. Conclude your lunch with a traditional Bordeaux cake called a canelé. The tour ends after lunch.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We were in Bordeaux for only three full days before continuing onto other destinations so we wanted to be "situated" early on about this city's history, everyday life, eating venues, landmarks, etc. Our guide was Guillaume and he informed us that we were the only...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This tour gave us a great overview of the City and our guide was informative on the history of Bordeaux, pointing out a few other good eating spots along the way. It was a nice touch to choose our own dessert and cheese for lunch....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank SuezieSaunders
    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    We are on a 2-week tour of France with Globus. We've seen a lot of this beautiful country and taken a variety of tours in different cities, but this 4-hour tour has been one of the highlights. After spending a few minutes with a lovely...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Stu_C
    Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

    We recently took this tour on a rainy day in Bordeaux. Wonderful! Great guide (Guillaume), lovely welcome, fun stops all rounded off with lunch at the apartment. Very unhurried- they went to set up the next tour and left us to finish our wine. Lovely...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Theodore2015
    Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

    The tour guide was informative and very pleasant. The tour started on time. Some history of Bordeaux before 3 food stops: bakery, chocolate and cheese. What more could a person want! The maximum group size is 8 people.

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    Lynne D
    2 June 2019|
    Response from Bob T | Reviewed this property |
    If you are on a smaller ship then you will just have a walk of at most ten minutes to the tour start point in the Rue d’Enghien.
    Lindy L
    9 March 2019|
    Response from charleneorlando | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I don't run this tour, I just went on it so you would have to check with the tour company. When I did it we started in the morning and it went past lunch time. Might have been 8:30/9am- 1pm or so.
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