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Last minute cruise to Bourdeaux Deal ends June 7, 2019

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Cruise, Culinary, Cultural
Destination
France
Budget
Won't break the bank, Splash out
Age range
45-54, 55-64

Bordeaux Sojourn 9 days, departs July 30, 2019 on MS Scenic Diamond Land/cruise price*: $2,850

 

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9 days, departs July 30, 2019 with Scenic on the MS Scenic Diamond Land/cruise price*: $2,850 Call for air add-on. FastDeal #T141306  Rating: Deluxe Please call 800-510-4002 or click here to request a call from an agent. To view all departure dates for this itinerary, click here.  

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River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Paris Celebrate the start of your holiday at your luxurious hotel where you will meet your Tour Director for a welcome drink tonight.

Day 2 Paris > Bordeaux Travel in style aboard the TGV rail to Bordeaux. On arrival, your friendly crew will welcome you aboard the luxurious Scenic Diamond for your seven night cruise. (Breakfast, Dinner) Day 3 Bordeaux > Saint-Émilion Enjoy a pleasant morning cruise on the Dordogne River to Libourne. While cruising, perhaps try your hand at a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire. Spend the afternoon in the nearby town of Saint-Émilion, an absolute visual feast and the jewel of this ancient wine growing region. You’ll also get to explore the underground catacombs of the Monolithic Church – a true trip highlight.

Sundowners Celebrate the 2000-year history of wine by enjoying a glass at the estate of Château de la Rivière. Surrounded by the vines, mingle with newfound friends, explore the spectacular property or discover the artistic heritage of this region and admire a local artist painting the stunning landscape using paint made from the wine grown on the estate. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 4 Libourne Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Libourne and view its quaint 16th century town-houses and Gothic church. Alternatively, explore the exquisite estate of Château Franc Mayne and taste its Grand Cru Class wine, or view the eclectic city of Bergerac and enjoy a foie gras tasting at a charming local farm.

Cruise the tranquil waters of the Dordogne River before you glide across the wide expanse of the mighty Gironde Estuary bound for Blaye. This afternoon perhaps join your on board culinary team for a cooking lesson in Scenic Culinaire. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Blaye Discover the remarkable Blaye region today.

Freechoice: Stroll through the Citadel of Blaye or take an active walk through the town. Alternatively, join a 30 kilometre roundtrip cycle along the Captain’s Road. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a masterclass in Scenic Culinaire or relax as we cruise to Pauillac.

Enrich Set in the spectacular surrounds in the Médoc countryside, Château Agassac is truly enchanting. Dating back to the 13th century, the château is one of the oldest winemaking establishments in the region and is the venue for your unforgettable classical concert this evening. Soak in the ambience while live musicians perform classical masterpieces for your exclusive enjoyment. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Médoc Freechoice: This morning, immerse yourself in the scenic Médoc wine region and discover why it is regarded as the world’s leading red wine producer, then sample the region’s finest at Château Gruaud-Larose estate. Or, cycle throughout this beautiful region stopping along the way for a wine tasting.

Freechoice: This afternoon discover the Carriages Museum in the enchanting Bourg Castle, including a walk through the 16th century passageway to the guards rooms and immense WWII oil tanks. Alternatively visit a local estate, and learn its fascinating history while sampling some of the extraordinary wines produced on site. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Cadillac Freechoice: Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines. Or cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to taste the exquisite Grand Cru Class wines of Château Myrat. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Cadillac including a visit to Château de Cadillac, a truly beautiful château that dates back to the 15th century. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Bordeaux Today, discover the World Heritage-listed city of Bordeaux with its idyllic boulevards and architecture.

Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at a local food market before cooking up a storm during your exclusive cooking lesson in Scenic Culinaire. Or enjoy a guided tour of Bordeaux. For the more energetic, cycle the historic regions of Bordeaux, passing the Royal Gate, the Palais Rohan and through public gardens back to the luxury of your 5-star floating hotel.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Bordeaux before a special dinner on board showcasing regional delicacies. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Bordeaux Disembark and transfer after breakfast to Bordeaux airport with memories of a truly unforgettable journey. (Breakfast)

Tour Map

All This Included

French river cruising has never been more elegant with wine tasting, and visits to vineyards & castles. Discover the best of Bordeaux on a 9 day cruise. French river cruising has never been more elegant or refined than on a cruise through the beautiful Bordeaux region. Begin your journey in Paris before embarking on your wonderful cruise through Bordeaux. Sample Grand Cru Class wine, delight in a classical concert in Château Agassac or get lost in the wonder of medieval villages. You can relax on board your Scenic Space-Ship, content in the knowledge that there is sure to be yet another wondrous experience waiting to greet you at the next port.

  • 21 meals including 8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners

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