Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
20 May 2021
Bordeaux
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Highlights: Welcome reception Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Bordeaux, all of which are included at no supplement. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Gatwick. If you’d prefer not to fly, why not take advantage of our Eurostar No Fly option at no extra cost? Travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St. Pancras International to Paris‡ and on to Bordeaux. Welcome to Bordeaux. Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
21 May 2021
Bordeaux
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Highlights: Sundowners at Château Siaurac Enjoy a relaxing morning on board as you cruise in style into the beautiful 13th century port of Libourne. Whilst cruising, perhaps drop into Scenic Culinaire for a French cooking class. You’ll 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 two thousand-year history of wine by enjoying a glass at the exclusive estate of Château Siaurac. As the vines glow red and gold at sunset, mingle with new found friends, explore the spectacular property or discover the artistic heritage of this region and be mesmerised by a local artist painting the stunning landscape using paint made from the wine grown on this very estate, it really is hard to imagine a more elegant way to enjoy this beautiful region. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2
21 May 2021
Saint Emilion
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Highlights: Sundowners at Château Siaurac Enjoy a relaxing morning on board as you cruise in style into the beautiful 13th century port of Libourne. Whilst cruising, perhaps drop into Scenic Culinaire for a French cooking class. You’ll 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 two thousand-year history of wine by enjoying a glass at the exclusive estate of Château Siaurac. As the vines glow red and gold at sunset, mingle with new found friends, explore the spectacular property or discover the artistic heritage of this region and be mesmerised by a local artist painting the stunning landscape using paint made from the wine grown on this very estate, it really is hard to imagine a more elegant way to enjoy this beautiful region. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
22 May 2021
Libourne
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Highlights: Foie Gras in Bergerac After your afternoon at leisure, opt to enhance your culinary prowess in Scenic Culinaire or simply soak in the riverside panoramas while cruising to Pauillac. Freechoice Enjoy a guided tour of Libourne and view its quaint 16th century town-houses and Gothic church. Alternatively, explore the exclusive estate of Château Franc Mayne and taste its Grand Cru Class wine, or view the eclectic city of Bergerac and enjoy foie gras tasting at a charming local farm. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
23 May 2021
Blaye
DAY 5
24 May 2021
Medoc
DAY 6
25 May 2021
Cadillac
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Highlights: Roquetaillade Castle Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines. Alternatively, cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to the Grand Cru Class estate of Château Myrat for a tasting. Freechoice Remain on board and join a master class in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire. Or visit Roquetaillade Castle, founded by Charlemagne it’s one of the region’s most impressive historic sites and you’ll tour it with the family that now lives within its walls. Alternatively, discover the medieval village of Saint Macaire, or perhaps enjoy a 12 kilometre roundtrip hike from Cadillac to the neighbouring village of Loupiac. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
26 May 2021
Bordeaux
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Highlights: Shop with a Chef A city that exudes atmospheric charm, you’ll enjoy a full afternoon at leisure to immerse yourself in the culture of the Bordelais. Enjoy a special dinner on board showcasing regional delicacies before an illuminations cruise on the Garonne River. A fabulous local soloist will perform live in the Panorama Lounge tonight. What a magical evening. Freechoice Shop with a Chef at a local food market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire afterwards. Or enjoy a guided tour of Bordeaux and her many attractions. For the more energetic, cycle the historic regions of Bordeaux. Cross beautiful bridges to witness sites such as the Royal Gate and the Palais Rohan, before cycling through public gardens back to the luxury of your floating hotel. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
27 May 2021
Bordeaux
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After breakfast, transfer to Bordeaux airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 14 UK regional airports or direct to London Gatwick. Alternatively, travel by first class rail from Bordeaux to Paris‡ and then Standard Premier aboard Eurostar to St. Pancras International. Meals included: Breakfast

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Complimentary drinks all day, every day Complimentary drinks all day, every day
wine beer soft drinks Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily
welcome reception champagne Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations
map Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
man Private butler Private butler
cabin Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites
man Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3 Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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