24 hours for foodies

7 March 2024
LesSourcesDeCaudalie©MélodyBarabé_2021 (11)

Welcome to Bordeaux, the epicenter of culinary art and viticulture in France! This iconic city, renowned for its fine wines and gastronomic delights, offers an unforgettable sensory experience at every turn. Join us for a gourmet escapade through the cobblestone alleys of Bordeaux, where each moment is an invitation to immerse yourself in the elegance of exceptional vintages and savor the culinary specialties that have made this destination famous. Prepare your taste buds, for this day will be marked by exploration and indulgence!



Vitamin-rich breakfast at Les Sources de Caudalie

Take your time after waking to enjoy a delicious breakfast - a great start to the day, in the comfort of your room or in the restaurant with a view of the pond. Sharing the estate's soothing lifestyle, the light and airy dining-room welcomes the sun thanks to architecture inspired by 18th-C. conservatories. Sweet and salty offerings in the generous buffet cater for everyone's taste.



Awesome wine-tasting at the Château d’Yquem

Explore 7 centuries of history at a legendary Grand Cru Classé of Graves. Take a park stroll, delve into the wooden vat room for red wine fermentation, learn its secrets. Then, visit the barrel cellar for 18-month aging insights. End with a tasting of 3 red wines, including Château Pape Clément.

Sheer magic !




Picnic in the park of La Chartreuse of the Château Le Thil

Nestling in the forest, this superb age-old park is the ideal spot for an enchanting picnic. With a picnic basket specially prepared for the occasion by Chef Nicolas Masse, simply focus on essentials: a privileged moment shared with loved ones.



Discovering Pessac-Léognan in a sidecar

To soak up a typical Bordelais atmosphere, explore the vineyards of Le Pessac-Léognan in a side-car! On the Retro Tour programme: a ride around Les Graves accompanied by a "Gentleman Sider" and tasting of two "Crus Classés". A unique way of discovering the region.




Gourmet tour of Bordeaux

Your afternoon then takes in the city. With a local guide, discover secrets and regional specialities in Bordeaux's charming narrow streets. "Cannelés", "puits d’amour", duck specialities, oysters from the Bassin d’Arcachon… Satisfy your curiosity, and your palate!



Aperitif with a view at the Cité du Vin

With a panoramic view of Bordeaux and its surrounding area, Le 7 Restaurant (7th floor of the iconic Cité du Vin) offers labels from the world's top vineyards. Pairings of dishes and wines are also proposed, such as "Blonde d’Aquitaine" beef Tataki with a glass of Willy Willy Shiraz 2017.




Dinner-cruise on the Garonne

To round off the day, share dinner on board Le Sicambre on an evening cruise on the Garonne. An unforgettable gastronomic experience along Bordeaux's illuminated quaysides and facades listed by UNESCO.



Source: Les Sources magazine, 2020