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Escape to the Vineyards of Bordeaux

Short Break in France’s Winelands

Best time to travel
May – Oct
Ideal length
3 Nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€1,599 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Bordeaux.
  • All private transfers.
  • 3 nights’ luxury accommodation on the Château Smith Haut Lafitte Estate.
  • Learn about local drinks and how to make them with a Mixology Workshop.
  • Tour the Château Smith Haut Lafitte Winery, tasting its creations and learning about the daily life of a winegrower.
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Introduction

One of the great wine capitals of the world, Bordeaux’s viticulture is an intrinsic part of daily life in the region. On this short break, enjoy the ultimate Bordeaux vineyard experience, staying in a luxury hotel on the estate of the famed Château Smith Haut Lafitte Winery. Charming rustic architecture, manicured grapevines, lush woodlands and sparkling lakes surround you in this wine lovers’ dreamland. Spend mornings pampering yourself at the spa, afternoons immersing yourself in the region’s winemaking culture and evenings dining on Michelin-starred feasts.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Bordeaux.

Upon arrival, your private driver will transfer you to your rustic hotel located amidst centuries-old vineyards. We’ve arranged a three night stay here, giving you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the best of the region’s wine and gastronomy.

Unwind in the luxurious estate.

Pamper yourself with the ultimate vinotherapy experience at the luxury spa, harnessing the wellness benefits of the grapevines. Take a dip in the greenhouse swimming pool, cycle through the estate’s verdant vineyards and hike through its lush woodlands.

The Greenhouse Pool at Les Sources de Caudalie
Wine and dine in style.

Dine on the region’s best produce during Michelin starred feasts and sample some of the world’s finest wines. Discover the secrets of the cocktail shaker with an exclusive mixology workshop, creating delicious concoctions using local alcohols.

Michelin-starred dining at Les Sources de Caudalie
Experience the daily life of a winegrower.

Tour Château Smith Haut Lafitte Estate and enjoy a workshop where you can experience the day-to-day activities of the winery. Take part in various seasonal tasks of the vineyard and sample some of the winery’s finest pours.

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Estate
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

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Les Sources de Caudalie, Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Les Sources de Caudalie

Sitting amongst the centuries-old vineyards of Château Smith Haut Lafitte winery, Les Sources de Caudalie is pioneering vinotherapy.

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We recently travelled to Paros, Naxos and Mykonos for our honeymoon and OROKO seemed like a perfect fit for what we were looking for. Everything from the planning stages all the way to the actual trip was executed perfectly. The OROKO team were extremely friendly, and their advice and expertise helped us create and plan the most unforgettable honeymoon!

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