Bordeaux Overnight with Arcachon and Médoc

Get to know Bordeaux, savor oysters, and taste Médoc wines

Bordeaux Overnight with Arcachon and Medoc trip.

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At a Glance

Price: $525 per person ($765 with 2nd Class Rail, $835  with 1st Class Rail).

Departure Time: Before 8:00 a.m.

Duration: 1 1/2 days

Meeting Point: Tour meets at the tourist office in the city of Bordeaux.

Group Size: 8 person maximum

Availability: This tour runs every day but Sunday from March 15th through October 31st.  Off-season options available.

Any tour can be made private. Contact us for pricing and details.

Bordeaux Overnight from Paris

Bordeaux has more historically-preserved streets and architecture than almost anywhere in France. And as a wine city going back to the 8th century, it’s a natural choice for any wine-loving visitor to France. High speed TGV train from Paris gets you there in two hours. 


  • Transportation to and from the Bordeaux St. Jean rail station
  • One night hotel in a 4-star hotel
  • One breakfast
  • One lunch
  • Bordeaux One Day City pass
  • Oyster tasting
  • Two Medoc cellar tours and tastings

Not included: Personal Expenses, dinner in Bordeaux, round trip Paris/Bordeaux Train tickets

Bordeaux Overnight Trip from Paris Itinerary

Day 1 – Bordeaux Overnight

Train station pickup and hotel transfer.  If arriving in early afternoon, we recommend a visit to the Cite du Vin, the world’s largest wine museum (tickets not included).  Then have a walk or rest before heading to your pre-reserved dinner at one of Bordeaux’s traditional restaurants.

The new wine museum and experience in Bordeaux.
The new wine museum and experience in Bordeaux, France.

Day 2 – Visit Arcachon and the Medoc

Just an hour’s drive from Bordeaux is the Atlantic Ocean and the gorgeous Bay of Arcachon.   After hotel check out (bags stored for the day), you’ll visit an oyster farm and do a tasting paired with crisp white Bordeaux wine.  Then choose to climb Pyla’s Sand Dune (the biggest in Europe), or just take a cool photo of it for Instagram.

Back to Bordeaux for a generous picnic lunch in the center of town.  Then enjoy a beautiful drive via minivan to the countryside for two Médoc tastings, one at a famous appellation, the other at a well-regarded family estate. Breads, cheeses and meats are offered to complement the wines. 

Your Bordeaux overnight ends as you take the train back to Paris or stay an additional night on your own exploring Bordeaux.

The sandy beach of Arcachon in Bordeaux.
Bordeaux Overnight: The sandy beach of Arcachon in Bordeaux.

In addition to our overnight trip we offer a great wine day trip to Bordeaux from Paris as well as a food and wine-focused excursion.

We also offer a 3-night Bordeaux and Cognac trip.

The average travel time for a train from Paris to Bordeaux via high-speed rail is about two hours and fifteen minutes.

Quite fast for a journey that is about 370 miles!

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