A leisurely ride on a cycle path in Armagnac, through the undulating vineyards in Entre-deux-Mers, around the villages on the wine roads in Bergerac; or for a more sporty adventure, at the foot of the Pyrenees in Jurançon… There are a number of circuits for cyclists, from a gentle ride for a couple of hours to trips that take days. All these are possible in Oenoland.
The Listrac Quartet
Off the beaten track, discover four Listrac estates: Fonréaud, Lestage, Fourcas-Hosten and Fourcas-Dupré. Private tour of the four châteaux. Many entertaining events presented at each stage and wine-lovers will appreciate the wine workshop in each château, focusing on aromas, grape varieties, blending and maturing. Tour by mountain bike or car.
You can book your excursion with the Quatuor de Listrac, calling directly:
Adresse: La verrerie - 33250 PAUILLAC
Tel.: +33 (0)5 56 59 03 08
Fax: +33 (0)5 56 59 23 38
Contact : Promenades en France
Tel. +33 (0)3 80 26 22 12
Email : bordeaux@promenades-en-France.com
Web : www.promenades-en-France.com
A remarkable stroll at Château KirwanDescription Come to Château Kirwan in Cantenac, just 30km from Bordeaux and not far from Margaux, to dream in this romantic setting. Château Kirwan is an example of 16th century architecture and offers tours and commentaries in a number of languages. The visit consists of: - an introduction to the vineyard, a walk in the magnificent park with its fishpond, greenhouse and a rose garden; a visit to the winery and fermenting room, and also a tasting of the wine from Margaux. It is also possible if you wish, to finish the day with a candlelit dinner in the Château.
Contact : Château Kirwan
Tel. +33 (0)5 57 88 71 00 / Fax +33 (0)5 57 88 77 62
Email : email@example.com
Web : www.chateau-kirwan.com
Gourmet cycling in the MédocDescription
Around fifty kilometres north of Bordeaux, make a stop in Pauillac on the banks of the Gironde estuary, where the Tourist and Wine Office has created gourmet bike tours. In a group accompanied by a guide, you will depart in the morning, at your own pace, for a tour that will take you around the vineyards, châteaux and Grand Crus Classés.
The walk includes:
- the services of a qualified guide
- one or two gourmet stop-overs with winegrowers: wine tastings accompanied by locally-grown produce
- bike hire.
And also :
- at around 4pm, return to the Tourist and Wine Office to watch a short documentary on the work in the vineyards of the Medoc.
- You can also enjoy a visit to the souvenir shop which also offers local food produce.
Contact : Maison du Tourisme et du Vin de Pauillac
Tel. +33 (0)5 56 59 03 08 / Fax +33 (0)5 56 59 23 38
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Web : www.pauillac-medoc.com