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Bordeaux River Cruises

About Bordeaux 

The word 'Bordeaux' is of course synonymous with French wine and indeed, a visit to this beautiful port and world wine capital on the banks of the Garonne River will offer you plenty of opportunity to sample some of the region’s revered vintages for yourself. River cruisers from the UK will feel particularly at home here too, as despite its connection with the celebrated French export, Bordeaux has a distinctly British legacy, having been controlled by Great Britain for around 300 years. When it comes to heritage, you’ll experience it the moment you arrive, as Bordeaux’s historic port is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indeed, Bordeaux is one of France’s most rewarding cities with a wealth of cultural and architectural attractions to experience.  

Exploring Bordeaux

Of course, Bordeaux has a wealth of historical landmarks to explore, too. Its Grand Theatre national opera house is one of the most renowned and whether you take in a show or not, you won’t fail to be impressed by its elaborately designed interior. Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux is another popular landmark, a gate which marks the entrance into the city’s medieval quarter and which features an eye-catching clock. Another elaborate city portal popular with visitors, is Porte Cailhau, emmediately recognisable thanks to its distinctive fairy-tale turrets. When it comes to beautiful faith buildings, Bordeaux boasts some popular ones well worth seeing, such as the 17th century St Andre Cathedral and Notre Dame Church, which is almost as beautiful as its more famous Parisian namesake.

Bordeaux tips 

A number of river cruise lines offer itineraries which include overnight stays in Bordeaux, so if you do find yourself with an evening to spend in the city, Les Quais and La Victoire are two great districts in which to enjoy the nightlife. Famous wine vintages to sample include Chateaux Latour, Chateaux Cheval Blanc, Chateaux Pavillion and Chateaux Haut Brion.

Bordeaux Itineraries

Pauillac

Flavours of Bordeaux

4 sailing dates April 2021 to August 2021
10 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux

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Paris

A Portrait of Majestic France - Bordeaux to Paris

28 sailing dates March 2021 to October 2021
14 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Paris
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Bordeaux

Bordeaux to Royan

9 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
7 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux
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Bordeaux

Roundtrip Bordeaux

11 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
6 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux
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Libourne

The Great Wines of Southern France

10 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
5 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux
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Pauillac

Bordeaux, Dordogne and the Atlantic Coast

14 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
6 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux
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Rouen

Ultimate France - Avignon to Bordeaux

11 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
21 Nights From Avignon, France to Bordeaux
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Pauillac

Bordeaux to Porto

1 sailing date June 2020
20 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Portugal , Porto
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Madrid

Bordeaux to Madrid

4 sailing dates May 2020 to September 2020
11 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Spain , Madrid
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Pauillac

Beautiful Bordeaux with Madrid -Bordeaux to Madrid

12 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
13 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Spain , Madrid

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Bordeaux

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

58 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2021
7 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux

Includes early booking savings of up to 10%! Ultra-luxury, boutique style river cruising!

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Pinhao

Beautiful Bordeaux & Unforgettable Douro

8 sailing dates May 2020 to August 2020
20 Nights From Porto, Portugal to France , Bordeaux
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Blaye

Taste of Bordeaux

60 sailing dates May 2020 to November 2021
7 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux

FREE flights and overseas transfers on selected sailings plus HUGE savings of up to £1,400!

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Bordeaux

A Taste of France and Spain

1 sailing date September 2020
12 Nights From London (Dover), United Kingdom to Southampton
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Arles

France by Rail with Romantic Rhone & Seine

4 sailing dates May 2020 to August 2020
24 Nights From Paris, France to Paris
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Paris

A Portrait of Majestic France - Paris to Bordeaux

25 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2020
14 Nights From Paris, France to Bordeaux

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux Affair - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

7 sailing dates June 2020 to September 2021
7 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux

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Bordeaux

Grand Bordeaux - Roundtrip Bordeaux

1 sailing date September 2020
7 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux
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Bordeaux

Beautiful Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

22 sailing dates May 2020 to October 2021
10 Nights From Bordeaux, France to Bordeaux

Includes HUGE savings of up to £500 per couple plus FREE private door-to-door chauffeur transfers! Book today and pay by 31st October to save an extra £250!

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