The exceptional region of Bordeaux (port-to-port cruise)
The exceptional region of Bordeaux (port-to-port cruise)
The exceptional region of Bordeaux (port-to-port cruise)

The exceptional region of Bordeaux (port-to-port cruise)

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5 Days

Historical and oenology enthusiasts, embark on a cruise along the Gironde. You will discover the precious wines from along the Garonne and the Dordogne estuaries. Explore the Medoc by bike following a trail where you will discover a diversity in architecture unique in the world, from large mansions to sumptuous buildings such as the Citadelle Vauban.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
  • Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the main sights of the Gironde in just 5 days
  • Discover the Grands Crus wines of the region*
  • Blaye and Vauban's citadel
  • Saint-Emilion, the history of a medieval village
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Bordeaux

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Bordeaux "by night" (reservation in advance is essential; please contact your travel agency).

Day 2: Bordeaux - Pauillac - The Medoc

We will cruise down towards Pauillac. In the afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Following the trail of the Grands Crus wines of Médoc, a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated.
DISCOVERY: Visit the Médoc through biking, wine and cheese. Get ready to discover the vineyards and châteaux of the region in this exceptionally beautiful area. You'll be rewarded for the effort with a lovely glass of grand cru* and some regional cheeses. We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 3: Pauillac - Gironde Estuary - Blaye

We'll start sailing early this morning towards Blaye, whose Citadel built by Vauban is not to be missed. Join us on the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: The Route de la Corniche Fleurie and the Blaye Citadel, journey through tradition and authenticity.
DISCOVERY: Tour Blaye and its underground monuments on foot. After our tour, we'll get to taste some regional products with an excellent glass of wine*.
We'll return on board and cruise on the Gironde all the way to the estuary. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Day 4: Blaye - Libourne - Saint-Emilion

We'll cruise to Libourne, a town rich with history and full of character located at the confluence with the Isle and the Dordogne Rivers. Upon arrival, join us for an excursion for both packages: tour of Saint-Emilion. We'll return on board in Libourne. Tonight is our festive gala dinner and evening.

Day 5: Libourne - Bordeaux

We'll cruise to Bordeaux this morning. Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 11:00 a.m. End of our services.

For an optimal organisation of the cruise, the organisation of excursions can be modified according to the tide.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala dinner
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
  • Prepaid classic sightseeing package

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • Personal expenses

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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