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Bandol and Riviera Wine Tours

Bandol | Provence, Bandol, France
+33 7 61 69 57 21
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Very interesting tour

Richard is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide, very ably assisted by the lovely Corrine... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Jean C
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An Exceptional Bandol Wine Tour

Richard was a fantastic tour guide. He presented in-depth knowledge of the Bandol area and the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
dennisn362
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Apex, North Carolina
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From the very best Rose wines in the world to fabulous Red wines using the exclusive Mourvedre grape, and some bright refreshing White wines, the vineyards of the AOC Bandol have so much to offer both the newcomer to the world of wine and the serious connoisseur. We will be delighted to show you these and our particular part of Paradise here in the South of France with Bandol Wine Tours, picking you up straight from your Hotel or your Cruise ship. Riviera Wine Tours offer the same with the AOC Provence around the glamorous St Tropez, and the grand AOC of Bellet near Nice. We also offer guided tours of the entire region, showing the lovely and stylish Monaco, Antibes and Cannes etc to your order.
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“half day tour” (8 reviews)
“gourmet lunch” (4 reviews)
“cruise ship” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bandol | Provence, Bandol, France
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Richard is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide, very ably assisted by the lovely Corrine. We visited 2 vineyards and enjoyed the tastings at both. Richard was even kind enough to drop off some forgotten purchases the next day to our door.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Richard was a fantastic tour guide. He presented in-depth knowledge of the Bandol area and the winemaking process from the planting of the grapes to the enjoyment of the wine. The lunch was at a beautiful French restaurant in a quiet French village. The food...More

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Richardd272, Owner at Bandol and Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you Dennis that's very kind! I had a great time showing you around it was a lovely day. Please do look us up next time you're passing! Best Richard

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Myself and a few friends traveled to Bandol for the 3/4 day tour and gourmet lunch and had such a great time! Richard was very prompt to pick us up from the train station and provided a wealth of knowledge on both the region and...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

There's only one South of France and discovering the history and excellence of the Bandol region is complemented superbly by the companionship, knowledge and wit of Bandol Wine Tour's patron. Thank you so much Richard for all you imparted.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We booked a 3/4 day tour for 4 persons @516 euros ($615.37) as a shore excursion. This was booked within a week of the actual tour date. We also know there were 2 other passengers on our ship who booked a 3/4 day tour which...More

3  Thank Karen H
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rdevahlrubin, Owner at Bandol and Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Karen You received a FULL refund net of costs. You didn't bother to tell me you weren't coming until that morning when I was waiting for you on the dock with a hired bus and driver. The Captain told you the night before as...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

On a short cruise stop in Toulon, Richard arranged a 3/4 day tour for our party of six. What a wonderful day he provided! We found him easily at the port gate and the drive to the winery was easy with Richard explaining about the...More

Thank NenaBB04
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We organised a day tour of Bandol wineries with Richard of Bandol and Riviera Wine Tours. The arrangements were easily and efficiently done over the internet from Australia. Richard arrived promptly at our B&B at 9.30 for a delightful day's tour. We visited 3 very...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully organised by Richard and Karine - the Bandol Dream Team - we went to Domaines Bunan in the late morning to sample delicious award winning rosé wine with the owners followed by a stunning lunch at the Michelin Starred restaurant in Hostellerie Bérard in...More

Thank Suzanne K
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were on this tour while in port in Toulon, France for the day. This wine tour with Richard is not to be missed, he knows his wine and wineries in the area and loves speaking and teaching it. It is a very personal tour...More

Thank DSS55
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had fantastic winetasting at small superb wineries! The lunch was delicious in a Michelinrestaurant! If you long for unforgettable Bandol winetasting day! Call Richard! He will provide it!

Thank Birgitta F
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Vjo508
1 May 2017|
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Response from rdevahlrubin | Property representative |
Hi Valerie, Thank you for your enquiry. That day is free at present and we can look after your group. Please contact me through the website as its easier with your details, such as how many of you there are, pick up points... More
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Angelika B
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Response from Richardd272 | Property representative |
Hi, this full day tour starts at 9.30-9.45 at the dock in Bandol where your ship's tenders come in. Bandol is too little a port to take your ship so you all come in on the ship's tenders. This is right in the centre of town... More
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