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8 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: BORDEAUX
Boarding at 6:00 p.m. in Bordeaux. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the crew. Dinner followed by an evening welcome.
 
DAY 2: BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC
Full board on board. We head down the Garonne River and then join the Gironde River, passing Cazeau Island and Patiras Island before arriving Pauillac. In the afternoon, excursion : visit the Médoc a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated. Return on board, evening of entertainment. Overnight.
 
DAY 3: PAUILLAC - GIRONDE ESTUARY - BLAYE
Full board on board. Early in the morning, cruising along the Gironde to its estuary. Morning spent cruising. Arriving in Blaye, Vauban raised it a citadel, this fortress is unquestionably the safest argument of Blaye. Excursion along the Corniche, or cliff route. Return on board, Evening of dancing. Overnight.
 
DAY 4: BLAYE - LIBOURNE or BOURG (2) - SAINT-EMILION
Full board on board. Early in the morning, cruise on the Dordogne to Libourne. At the confluence of the Isle and the Dordogne, Libourne has accumulated over the centuries a whole heritage. Excursion by coach to Saint-Emilion. Evening of entertainment provided by the crew. Overnight.
 
DAY 5: LIBOURNE or BOURG(2) - CADILLAC
Full board on board. Cruise on the Gironde river and the Garonne river to Cadillac. Its protected campaigns, its hilly landscapes and its multitude of small peaceful villages reveal a rich heritage. In the afternoon, guided visits to the Roquetaillade Château and to Cadillac. Free evening. Overnight.
 
DAY 6: CADILLAC - BORDEAUX
Full board on board. Cruise to Bordeaux, where we arrive early in the afternoon. Half of the city, the boulevards in the banks of the Garonne was recognized for its architectural heritage. Guided tour of Bordeaux. Free evening.
 
DAY 7: BORDEAUX - ARCACHON BAY (1) - BORDEAUX
Full board. Full day excursion to the heart of Arcachon Bay. Return to Bordeaux at the end of the day. Gala evening.
 
DAY 8: BORDEAUX
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9.00 a.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Ship sails to Gironde estuary
  • CroisiEurope is leader in Gironde river cruising
  • The Gironde
  • 3 rivers : Gironde - Garonne - Dordogne
  • Discover: the largest area of AOC vineyards in the world
  • Cultural diversity 
  • Pauillac and the Médoc
  • The medieval city of Blaye and its renowned wines
  • Saint-Emilion, the history of a medieval village
  • The Roquetaillade château 
  • Cadillac, a historic monument
  • Bordeaux, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Arcachon Bay and the Dune of Pilat, the highest sand dune in Europe
All This Included
A voyage through the valleys of the Médoc, Libourne, and the Entre-deux-Mers to discover the enchanting and mysterious Bordeaux region. 
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea. 
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine 
  • Farewell Gala dinner 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use Shore excursions with wireless audio system 
  • Port Talk 
  • Captain Welcome cocktail Reception 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess 
  • Entertainment : On board professional entertainment & Crew Team show 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance 
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Cyrano de Bergerac or MS Princesse d'Aquitaine
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • For an optimal organization of the cruise, the organization of excursions can be modified according to the tide.
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. 
  • The cruise schedule may vary according to tides and arrival times at ports of call may be subject to change.
  • (1) This excursion is subject to a minimum of 35 participants.
  • (2) Depending on docking availability, stopover in Libourne may be replaced by Bourg. In this event, order of excursions could be altered.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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