Hidden Gem Château Pape Clément

Tours and Bordeaux tasting based at the famous Château Pape Clément

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At a glance

Region: Bordeaux
Type of Tour:
Duration: 3/4 Days
Guide Price: from £1035 to £2141 per person
Number of Meals: 2 breakfasts + 1 picnic lunch + 1 dinner (3 Days)
3 breakfasts + 1 picnic lunch + 1 dinner (4 Days)
Number of Winery Visits: 2 Châteaux (3 Days)
5 Châteaux (4 Days)
Number of Wines Tasted: Approximately 7 (3 Days)
Approximately 13 (4 Days)
Tour Transport: 1 Half day and evening transported tour (3 Days)
1 ½ day + 1 evening transported tour (4 Days)
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year

Trip Summary

Our three and four day Hidden Gem break at Château Pape Clément gives you the amazing opportunity to stay as the guests of the world-famous Grand Cru Classébordeaux tasting -credits-deepix-civb Château Pape Clément. The location is truly unique, as the stunning Château is surrounded by vineyards as well as being at the heart of Pessac, a sought-after town on the outskirts of Bordeaux city centre.

After a leisurely breakfast on day two, make your way to the winery, where you will enjoy a full tour of the estate and cellars as well as a fascinating wine making workshop, where you will be able to create your own blend and take a bottle back home with you. Following the visit, an unforgettable gourmet picnic lunch with a selection of four of the Château’s wines will be served in the beautiful gardens. In the afternoon, you will be escorted in a luxury vehicle to the village of Martillac. Here, you will be taken on an exclusive private tour of the famous Bordeaux tasting pape-clement-night-1Château Smith Haut Lafitte followed by a tasting session of several of the Château’s wines. You will be taken back to the Château at the end of the tour. Your vehicle will return in the evening and take you to the double Michelin-Starred restaurant La Grande Maison, where a five course gastronomic dinner paired with wine will be served.

For those booking the four day break, you will be met on the morning of day three by an English-speaking specialist chauffeur/guide, who will accompany you throughout the day on a private tour of the famous vineyards of the Médoc or Saint-Emilion (or Graves and Sauternes) Bordeaux tasting pape-clement-wineryin a Mercedes S Class vehicle. Guests are free to choose their preferred three Châteaux for tours and tastings. The Grape Escapes Bordeaux specialists are happy to offer advice and make suggestions if you would prefer. Please note that a number of the more exclusive estates do not tend to receive visitors at weekends and some of them do not receive visitors at all. We would be pleased to discuss the various options with you and contact the individual estates accordingly.

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Outline Itinerary

Day One

  • Bordeaux tasting -credits-pape-clement-2Upon arrival in Pessac, check into your preferred room at the stunning Grand Cru Classé Château Pape Clément.
  • The remainder of the afternoon and evening will be free for you to do as you please.
  • In your travel pack there will be a comprehensive list of recommended restaurants in nearby Bordeaux. We would be pleased to reserve you a table at any of these for dinner.

Day Two

  • After a relaxing morning at the Château, make your way to the winery for a full tour of the estate, a fantastic wine-making workshop and tastings followed by a gourmet picnic lunch served in the beautiful grounds.Bordeaux tasting pape-clement-5
  • In the afternoon, you will be taken by a luxury chauffeured vehicle to Château Smith Haut Lafitte, where you will have a private tour of the estate followed by a tasting session of several of the Château’s Grand Cru Classé Graves wines.
  • You will be taken to the Château at the end of the tour to freshen up and relax.
  • In the evening, your vehicle will return to take you to la Grande Maison in Bordeaux for a delicious 5 course double Michelin starred dinner paired with wine.
  • You will be taken back to Pape Clément at the end of the evening.

pape-clement-roomDay Three (Optional)

  • After breakfast, you will be met at the hotel by an English-speaking driver/guide, who will accompany you throughout the day in a luxury vehicle.
  • During the course of the day, tours and tastings will be arranged for you at your three preferred Châteaux in the Médoc, Saint-Emilion, Pomerol, Graves or Sauternes.
  • We would be delighted to arrange lunch for you in any of the appellations you choose to visit. Please contact us for prices.
  • You will be taken back to the Château at the end of the day.pape-clement-lounge

Final Day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.

 

(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.

Accommodation

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Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • All prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • A £35 per person early bird discount applies to bookings confirmed and paid over 60 days before travel.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Château Pape Clément Classic Prestige room N/A 3 Days £1315 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Classic Prestige room N/A 4 Days £1940 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Clos des Songes N/A 3 Days £1382 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Clos des Songes N/A 4 Days £2041 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Egrégore N/A 3 Days £1401 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Egrégore N/A 4 Days £2069 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Mon Seul Rêve N/A 3 Days £1448 Book Now
Château Pape Clément Suite- Mon Seul Rêve N/A 4 Days £2141 Book Now

Special Offers

Bring friends and spend less! A discount of £200 per person applies to groups of four people or more who are travelling together on the three day break. This discount increases to £400 per person on the four day break.

Low season discount. Travel anytime between October and April, and enjoy a discount of £45 per person on the three day break or £70 per person on the four day break.

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

Please contact us to request further details and a full list of tour upgrades.

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you.Bordeaux tasting harvest-wine-tour-credits-pape-clement To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of France! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! An extra night’s bed and breakfast costs £138 per person in a Classic Prestige room, £167 per person in a Suite Clos des Songes, £175 per person in a Suite Egrégore and £196 per person in a Suite Mon Seul Rêve.
  • Bordeaux tasting vineyard-olivier-boisseauStay in the city. Why not stay a little longer in Bordeaux and indulge yourself in a stay in one the fabulous city centre hotels?
  • Fall in love with Paris. Let us put together an itinerary for you in the city of love!
  • Discover more French wine regions. As well as trips to Bordeaux, we also arrange holidays to Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Champagne, the Rhône Valley, Alsace, Provence, Cognac and the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Further Information

Travel

Given the wide range of travel options to Bordeaux, the package price does not include travel. Please contact us or see our Bordeaux travel page for further information.

About Hidden Gems

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your booking, a 20% deposit is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on+44(0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.