France – Bordeaux Gardens by french DMC!


3 days / 160 km
Period : March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Reference : 10B190

Prix : 1€

Whether it be for medicinal purposes or gustatory pleasures, the flavours of yesteryear are making a comeback. A real treat for the eyes and the taste buds, discover all the beneficial properties of those forgotten about vegetables and their cosmetic and culinary promise. Perfect for incentive trips by french DMC!!

Highlights :
Workshops on Hidden Aromas and Tastes

Our Gardens Hallmark :

–         Visit Exceptional Gardens

–         Gardening Workshop on a chosen theme

–         Services of an Expert Botanical Guide

–         Professional advice

 

Trip

D1 Herbs and Plants of the Mediaeval Garden (20 km)
Lunch in the region of Bordeaux then on to Gradignan, and the Mediaeval Garden at Pierral, to uncover the virtues of a variety of herbs and aromatic plants. A workshop to awaken your olfactory senses using essential oils completes the visit. Dinner and overnight.
D2 Forgotten Vegetables and Sauternes Sweet Wines (80 km)

Direction Sadirac for a guided tour of a totally unique organic garden entirely devoted to old varieties of fruit and vegetables: nettles, dandelions, Jerusalem artichokes, physalis and suchlike. An introduction to the smells and tastes of long ago to surprise all cookery enthusiasts! Lunch then on to the renowned Sauternes vineyards. Visit to Cazeneuve Castle with its Royal apartments and mediaeval cellars, expansive tree filled grounds and finally a sampling of some sweet Sauternes wines. Dinner and overnight.

D3 Roses of Yesteryear (60 km)

Following the Medoc Wine Route, stop to visit the astonishing collection of rare English rosebushes nestling amidst the vines at the Loudenne Chateau. In the impressive old 19th century storehouses stop to taste the domain’s wines. Lunch.


Service details

Full Board in a 2* hotel in the Bordeaux region
Entrance Fees : Pierral Mediaeval Garden, forgotten vegetable garden
Hidden Aromas Workshop
Tasting Session
Tasting Visits : Cazeneuve Chateau, Loudenne Rose Garden

Possible supplements

Single Room (2nights) : 60 €



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