Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
In line progressive trail rides
Comfort
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
From
1850€
Duration
8 days 7 nights - 6 days riding

The name of Bordeaux is linked to great wines. No part of France is able to produce a wider variety of the noblest wines than the Bordeaux. Riding through this area, you will have the opportunity to taste great wines such as Medoc, Cote de Blaye, Cote de Bourg, Bordeaux Superior, Bordeaux Lalande, Pomerol, Saint-Emilion, Cadillac, Graves, Sauternes. You will ride through landscapes of some of France’s richest architectural land, You will pass near picturesques farms, rolling meadows, ancient villages, churches and castles. Much of the area has not changed significantly for the last several hundred years ...
 

Itinerary
Programme intro

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INDICATIVE ITINERARY:

Day 1: Welcome of the riders either at Bordeaux airport at 6:30 pm. Transfer to the bed and breakfast in Moulis en Médoc.

Day 2: Breakfast at 8 am, transfer to the horses at 9 am and departure for horseback riding at 10 am in a flat landscape between wineyards and forests. Picnic will take place on the borders of the Gironde. We will taste a Medoc at the wine museum of Maucaillou. We will cross the Gironde, with our horses, on a ferry, towards Blaye (crossing time of 40 mn). Upon arrival we will visit on horseback the citadelle Vauban (18th century). Night in a hotel.

Day 3: Breakfast at 8 am, departure from the hotel at 9 am and on horseback at 10 am. We will ride through the Côtes de Blaye and the Côtes de Bourg in hilly landscape. Picnic at a wine producers’ place at Lamothe castle and tasting of the Côte de Bourg. Departure at 3 pm towards Cubnezais through a flatter landscape, with passages in humid zones. The evening will be held at the winegrower of the wineyard Gravette’s. Tasting during the meal. Night on site.

Day 4: Breakfast at 8 am, departure on horseback at 9:30 am. It is a region where wineyards alternate with little forests which will lead us to the castle Mayne Veil, for the picnic and tasting of Fronsac wine. Towards Libourne, we will pass through the famous region of Pomerol. It is at the castle Belles Graves that we will leave our horses to taste the famous Lalande de Pomerol wine. We will spend the evening in a hotel in Libourne.

Day 5: We take the direction of Saint Emilion passing through the famous properties of château Pétrus, Cheval Blanc and château Figeac. Picnic at the castle Robin des Moines with tasting of this wine, followed by a free visit of the city of St Emilion. In the afternoon we will leave St Emilion to ride through the large valley of Dordogne and arrive in Saint Jean de Blaignac by 7 pm. We will spend the night there in a Bed and Breakfast.

Day 6: We are now in the region of the "Entre deux mers", with its varied landscapes, hilly and wooded, and its beautiful wineries. We will stop at the castle of Rauzan (13th century) with a tasting of Entre deux Mers. In the afternoon we will ride wineyards alternate with forests, which will lead us to the castle of Broustaret (Bed and Breakfast). We will have dinner in the city of Cadillac where we will taste the Premières Côtes de Bordeaux. Nocturnal visit of the city.

Day 7: Breakfast at 8 am, departure on horseback at 9:30 am. Until Cadillac, the region is strongly hilly. Then we will pass through the valley of Garonne to reach the wineyards of Graves and Sauternes. Picnic at the castle of Myrat, the count of Pontac will show us his castle and will propose us a tasting of this gold-couloured wine. In the afternoon, gallops between wineyards and forests will lead us to Sauternes. From the top of the tower of the oenological school La Tour Blanche we will admire the view on the wineyard of Sauternes. During the meal we will taste wine of Graves and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 8: After breakfast, transfer to Bordeaux airport. 

* Indicative itinerary that can may be changed if necessary. Note that this ride is offered both directions: some dates from Moulis en Medoc to Sauternes, others from Sauternes to Moulis en Medoc. 
 

MEETING/DEPARTURE
MEETING:

End of afternoon directly at the hotel or at Bordeaux airport at 6:30 pm in front of the hall B information desk. Price: 20€ / person to be paid directly. From Bordeaux train station: bus schuttle to the airport (30 minutes, 8 €).

DEPARTURE: 

Morning after breakfast, transfer to Bordeaux airport. Price: 20€ / person to be paid directly. Bus schuttle to Bordeaux train station (30 minutes, 8 €)

Riding
RIDING LEVEL:

niveau équestre
You must be able to walk, trot and canter outdoor on open spaces.

GUIDE & ASSISTANT:

Professional licensed equestrian guide, English / German / Dutch / Spanish speaking translator

HORSES:

bordeaux on horsebackMostly mixed Arabain horses. All trail ride professionals.

TACK: 

Comfortable trail ride saddles with saddle bags.bordeaux horse ride trip

Comfort
ACCOMMODATION: 

chambres
Comfortable hotels and guesthouses, 2 person bedrooms. Single bedroom available with supplement.

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MEALS:

Dinners at the guesthouses or restaurants. Lunches prepared by an assistant following the ride with a minibus and preparing nice tables at picnic places.

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LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 

Provided by an assistant with a minibus.

Rates
Infos tarif
2020 PRICE / PER PERSON:

1850 € in 2 person bedrooms 
Single supplement: 375 €
Transfers from/to Bordeaux airport: 20 € / person to be paid directly.
Booking fees: 15 €

THE PRICE INCLUDES: 

Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.

THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 

Individual insurance, drinks, visits, drinks out of lunches, wine tastings, visits, tips, transfers from/to Bordeaux airport, all that is not indicated in "the price includes".

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 1850.00 €

SAUTERNES - MOULIS EN MEDOC

CompletLAST AVAILABILITIES
+ Infos
- 1850.00 €

MOULIS EN MEDOC - SAUTERNES

CompletLAST AVAILABILITIES
+ Infos
- 1850.00 €

SAUTERNES  - MOULIS EN MEDOC

CompletFULL
+ Infos
- 1850.00 €

SAUTERNES - MOULIS EN MEDOC

CompletLAST AVAILABILITIES
+ Infos
- 1850.00 €

MOULIS EN MEDOC - SAUTERNES

CompletFULL
+ Infos
- 1850.00 €

SAUTERNES - MOULIS EN MEDOC

CompletLAST AVAILABILITIES
+ Infos
- 1850.00 € + Infos
- 1850.00 € + Infos
Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:


1. CHECK THE AVAILABILITY, PRICE, DISCOUNT:
Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us
through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33(0)483431234, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail: [email protected]

2. BOOKING:
Fill out the online registration form: 
https://www.horsebackridingvacations.eu/form/formulaire-d-inscription


3. INSURANCES:
Cap Rando is covered for its professional civil liability: GENERALI contract n ° AL974010.
To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of unforeseen your cancellation insurance contract). We offer West European citizens to subscribe the "Cap Protection Insurance" from Chapka Insurance: see prices. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only take a cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. If you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
For non West European citizens, you can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on: https://www.axatravelinsurance.com/

4. PAYMENT:
A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: Click here to access the server
- By bank transfer: Bank information

Your payments are guaranted by our GROUPAMA travel agent bond.
If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.


5. CONFIRMATION:
You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.