2 days in Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion Itinerary

2 days in Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion Itinerary

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2 days in Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion Itinerary

Start: Bordeaux
1
Bordeaux
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
2
Saint-Emilion
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
End: Bordeaux

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day
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bordeaux trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Bergerac-Roumanière Airport and La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Saint-Emilion.

Things to do in Bordeaux

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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion ©
Standing magnificently on top of a hill overlooking the Dordogne Valley filled with lush vineyards, Saint-Émilion fuses history and modern culture with medieval ambience--even in its wine bars, museums, markets, art galleries, cafes, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): deepen your understanding at Montcaret Archaeological Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, look for gifts at Vitrail Color, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Laniote, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Beaurang.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Saint-Emilion trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Saint-Emilion takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Saint-Emilion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Saint-Emilion

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

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Montcaret Archaeological Site
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Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion ©
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion
Chateau Laniote ©
Chateau Laniote

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