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European City Breaks

Bordeaux- 4* H么tel Mercure Lac

From €380pp bed & breakfast
Depart From
Fly from Cork
Departure Date
23 Oct 2022 - 27 Oct 2022
Alternate travel dates available
4 nights
Bordeaux, France
From €380pp bed & breakfast
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Fly from Cork聽to Bordeaux and stay four nights as you explore this iconic city, tasting the wines and foods that have made the region famous for centuries.

Close to the Palais des Congrès, Parc des Expositions and Stade Matmut Atlantique, the Mercure Bordeaux Lac hotel warmly welcomes you to a modern setting.

Guestrooms at this lovely four-star hotel are air-conditioned, with satellite TV and a well-designed en suite bathroom with shower. Free wifi can be accessed all over the hotel.

There is an outdoor pool and terrace shaded by palm trees.Enjoy great French cuisine at the Brasserie au 33 restaurant. A fantastic breakfast is prepared every morning.

This four-star hotel is directly connected by tramway to downtown Bordeaux, a city of gastronomy and oenological exploration. Add a cultural note to your holiday at this Mercure hotel.

Saint Emilion Afternoon Wine Tour with Winery Visits & Tastings from Bordeaux from €95

Saint-Emilion is both a UNESCO-listed town and home to some of Bordeaux’s most famous red wines, and this small-group tasting tour from Bordeaux makes it possible to experience both in one afternoon. Learn the secrets of winemaking and ‘terroir’ on a tour and tasting at a Grand Cru winery; sip wines in a Saint-Emilion wine cellar; and pair fine Bordeaux reds with delicious cheeses and charcuterie at a family-run winery.

  • Saint-Emilion wine tasting tour from Bordeaux
  • Sample Grand Cru wines with a tour and tasting at a Saint-Emilion winery
  • Explore the pretty village of Saint-Emilion on a walking tour Indulge in expert-led wine tastings at a Saint-Emilion wine cellar and a family-run winery
  • Great-value tour includes wine tasting and round-trip transport by minivan
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a personalized experience

Bordeaux Cheese & Wine Tasting Experience from €39

A must for visiting gourmets, this intimate tasting session will introduce you to the highlight cheeses of France, as well as decadent Bordeaux wines. Pick between morning and evening sessions, and come prepared with an appetite: you’ll venture into the restaurant’s “100 cheese cellar,” and will enjoy nibbles of nine different French cheeses. You’ll also indulge in tastings of three different local wines to go alongside.

  • Enjoy a classic French experience with this wine-and-cheese tasting
  • Lunch and dinnertime sessions are available for your convenience
  • Learn all about France’s cheeses, and taste nine different varieties
  • Taste three different highlight wines from Bordeaux

Bordeaux Garonne River Lunch Cruise with Welcome Aperitif from €55

Take a leisurely midday break with a lunch cruise through Bordeaux on the Garonne River. Sip a welcome apéritif as you settle in for the cruise, then dine on a lovely 3-course lunch prepared on board with seasonal and regional ingredients. As you eat lunch, watch the sights of this UNESCO-listed city drift past – including Quai Richelieu, Pont de Pierre, Place de la Bourse and the Basilica of St Michael.

  • Bordeaux river cruise including lunch
  • Enjoy a welcome cocktail as you glide along the Garonne River
  • Admire a panorama of Bordeaux's UNESCO World Heritage-listed waterfront
  • View famous sights including Place de la Bourse, Pont de Pierre and Basilica of St Michael from the comfort of your boat
  • Sit down to a freshly prepared 3-course lunch

Discover Bordeaux vineyard : special wine tasting with two cellar men brothers from €29

Experience the true taste of Bordeaux and taste the region's famous wine at a local winery, just steps from Place Gambetta. With two brothers as hosts, you will taste three traditional grape varieties while listening to simple but interesting explanations about wine and its production. Other perks include a platter of Basque country cheese and ham.

  • Enjoy a wine tasting session in an easy-to-find location in Bordeaux
  • Sip your wine with a historical side, hearing stories from Roman times
  • Discover tips for tasting wine with friendly, easy-to-follow tips
  • You will better understand the character of Bordeaux wine

Save time, money and ensure your place: book this tour with us before you fly. Want to try a different Bordeaux experience? There are a huge variety of tours and excursions available. Please ask us for more information.


Price is per person, based on 2 adults sharing, and includes:

  • Return flights and charges from Cork
  • 10kg cabin bag and pre-booked seats
  • 4 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at the 4* Hôtel Mercure Bordeaux Lac, in a double or twin room

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers
  • Bordeaux city tours and activities
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply.

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