CRUISE: THE EXCEPTIONAL REGION OF BORDEAUX (5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS)

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BOQ – with croisieurope CRUISE: THE EXCEPTIONAL REGION OF BORDEAUX – 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS

Departure from Bordeaux

 

Sailing from Bordeaux roundtrip aboard one of our 2 or 3 deck ships. Ships sailing this itinerary include Princesse d’Aquitaine, Cyrano de Bergerac or other similar vessels.

 

DAY: 1 BORDEAUX

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Bordeaux at 18.00. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew. Optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Bordeaux by night (reservation in advance is essential)

 

DAY 2: BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC (1) - Medoc vineyards

We will begin to cruise early in the morning. We will cruise down the Garonne to the Gironde, passing alongside the islands of Cazeau and Patiras before reaching Pauillac.
Optional Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC and DISCOVERY: Helicopter ride: Fly over the gorgeous Médoc (2) Experience a bird's eye view of the numerous châteaux and famous vineyards that give the region its reputation. It is a once in a lifetime experience! (Proposed as a supplement for the classic package)
In the afternoon: Optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Excursion to visit the Medoc (reservation in advance is essential)
DISCOVERY: Medoc: Biking, wine and cheese. With a tour guide, you will leave from the port on your bike to explore the vineyards and prestigious châteaux in Pauillac. What better reward for the effort than a lovely glass of grand cru and some regional cheeses served in a prestigious château in the heart of Pauillac.
Enjoy an evening of on-board entertainment.

 

DAY 3: PAUILLAC - GIRONDE ESTUARY - BLAYE

We will begin to cruise early in the morning for Blaye, known for its citadel built in the 17th century by Vauban in order to better protect the city of Bordeaux.
Optional Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Excursion along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie and a guided tour of the citadel. We will finish up our tour with a tasting of the famous Blaye "pralines."
DISCOVERY: Blaye and its underground monuments. After our tour, we will walk a few more feet to a local vineyard and taste some regional products with an excellent glass of wine.
We will return on board. Enjoy an evening of dancing after dinner.

 

DAY 4: BLAYE - LIBOURNE - SAINT-EMILION

We will cruise to Libourne.
Excursion for both packages: Excursion to Saint-Emilion. We will return to the boat in Libourne.

Gala evening

 

DAY 5: LIBOURNE - BORDEAUX

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation at 11.00.

 

Note: For navigational reasons and passenger safety, the company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary.

(1) Depending on the tide, stopover in Pauillac may be replaced by Cussac-Fort-Médoc and Libourne by Bourg.

(2) This excursion must be pre-booked in advance.. Depending on availability and subject to favourable weather conditions.

 

Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin

 

2017 Departures

Main Deck Main Deck Suite Middle Deck Upper Deck
10 & 22 April $1118.40 ----- -----

$1300.80

7 May

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28 May ----- ----- -----

$1473.60

31 May

$1454.40 ----- $1638.40 $1616.00
9 June $1312.00 ----- -----

$1473.60

12 June

$1454.40 ----- ----- -----
21 June ----- ----- -----

$1473.60

3 & 27 July

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6 & 30 July11 & 23 August $1361.60 ----- $1545.60

$1521.60

18 July

$1361.60 ----- ----- $1521.60
8 August $1200.00 $1396.80 -----

$1361.60

20 August

$1200.00 ----- ----- $1361.60
4 & 28 September ----- ----- -----

$1616.00

13 September

----- $1508.80 ----- $1473.60
16 September $1454.40 ----- -----

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25 September

$1312.00 ----- ----- -----
7 October ----- $1313.60 -----

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10 October

$1267.20 ----- ----- -----
19 October ----- ----- -----

$1300.80

 

Included

- Meals (breakfasts, lunches, dinners) from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day

- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee

- Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom

- On-board entertainment

- On-board host/hostess assistance

- Welcome cocktail

- Gala dinner

- Port taxes

- Free WIFI

 

Excluded

- Optional excursions

- Champagne and wines on the wine list

- Drinks served during excursions or transfers

- Personal expenses

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