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2021

Cruise through the Aquitaine Region from Bordeaux to Royan, along the Gironde Estuary and the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers

7 Days - BYA_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC(1) - ROYAN - Rochefort - La Rochelle - LIBOURNE(1) - Saint-Emilion - CADILLAC - Arcachon - BORDEAUX

This magnificent itinerary will take you to the heart of Southwestern France, well known for its idyllic landscapes, famous wines, historical monuments, and emblematic sites.

What better way to explore this corner of French paradise than through its longstanding maritime cities and its unequivocal art of living?

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
    • The Médoc Wine Route
    • The charming, retro city of Royan
    • Rochefort and the Corderie Royale
    • The seaside city of La Rochelle
    • Arcachon Bay and the Dune of Pilat

Route

Day 1

BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC(1)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail and enjoy our first evening together. Our ship will begin to cruise to Pauillac. We’ll begin on the Garonne River, before entering the Gironde River, where we’ll pass the islands of Cazeau and Patiras before reaching Pauillac.

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Day 2

PAUILLAC(1) - THE MEDOC - Gironde Estuary - ROYAN

Pauillac has managed to preserve the majestic mansions along its waterfront that were constructed with great blocks of stone.

This morning, we offer two excursions:

CLASSIC: Tour through the Médoc vineyards

DISCOVERY: "Wine & Cheese".

Excursion for both packages: Royan and its waterfront.

Enjoy some free time before returning to the ship. After your expedition, you’ll return on board the ship. Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing.

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Day 3

ROYAN - Rochefort - La Rochelle - ROYAN

Excursion for both packages: The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle. We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French Navy back in the mid-1660s. We’ll stop  for lunch in a local restaurant. The over 1,000-year-old city of La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente Maritime. It’s tucked along the Bay of Biscay and contains some of the most beautiful natural and architectural heritage in the area. Enjoy some free time before returning to the ship. After we return on board, we’ll spend the rest of our day cruising up the Dordogne to Libourne.   

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Day 4

LIBOURNE(1) - BORDEAUX

This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Saint-Émilion. We’ll enjoy a tasting of local products at the end of our tour.* We’ll return to the ship in Libourne and spend the afternoon cruising to Bordeaux.

Excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Bordeaux "by night". We’ll leave by coach for a panoramic tour of the city, where you’ll be able to discover the main monuments, followed by a tour on foot of the old quarter of Bordeaux. After your expedition, you’ll return on board the ship.  

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Day 5

BORDEAUX - CADILLAC

We’ll cruise along the Garonne, getting a good glimpse of Bordeaux from the water as we continue on to Cadillac. This morning, we offer two excursions:   

CLASSIC: a visit to the magnificent and prestigious Château de Roquetaillade.

DISCOVERY: Gourmet market in Cadillac.

We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Bordeaux, and we’ll arrive during the evening. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

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Day 6

BORDEAUX - Arcachon Bay - BORDEAUX

Excursion for both packages: To the center of Arcachon Bay.  

OR

This morning, we offer two excursions:   

CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bordeaux,  whose historical area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

DISCOVERY: Visit La Cité du Vin.

Lunch will be served on board. Enjoy some free time on your own in the city this afternoon.

Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 7

BORDEAUX

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2021
Departure 04/09/2021
Arrival 04/15/2021
FROM $ 2,441 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 04/20/2021
Arrival 04/26/2021
FROM $ 2,441 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/08/2021
Arrival 05/14/2021
Sold out
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 05/19/2021
Arrival 05/25/2021
FROM $ 2,733 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 06/06/2021
Arrival 06/12/2021
FROM $ 3,019 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 06/17/2021
Arrival 06/23/2021
FROM $ 2,733 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/05/2021
Arrival 07/11/2021
Sold out
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 07/16/2021
Arrival 07/22/2021
FROM $ 2,513 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 08/08/2021
Arrival 08/14/2021
FROM $ 2,513 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 08/26/2021
Arrival 09/01/2021
FROM $ 2,513 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/01/2021
Arrival 09/07/2021
FROM $ 2,733 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/11/2021
Arrival 10/17/2021
FROM $ 2,733 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/22/2021
Arrival 10/28/2021
FROM $ 2,441 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - excursion to Royan and its waterfront (D2) - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance -  excursions included in the package selected - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers to/from departure/arrival points(3)  - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Wine and Cheese Tour in Pauillac

Discover Pauillac’s history, architecture, and legends during a walking tour of the city. We’ll enjoy the immersive, dreamlike sound-and-light show l’Odyssée de la Rose at the wine cellar La Rose de Pauillac and learn about t...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
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Day trip in the Arcachon Bay (lunch included)

Departure by coach from Bordeaux for the Bassin d'Arcachon. We will start our tour with a visit of the Oyster Centre and Museum located in Larros Port in Gujan Mestras. A modern, interactive scenography will help you discover oyster farming and t...

Duration 10h30 Classic
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''Pick-me-up'' walk in cadillac

You'll set out for a guided tour on foot of the hillsides in Cadillac. Departing from the port, we will walk along the Garonne River on the former towpaths and then climb up a slope crossing woods and vineyards. During your walk you can admire lo...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
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Panoramic tour of Royan

Join us for a panoramic tour of Royan, a seaside city and an official French “ville d’Art et d’Histoire.” Villas from the Belle Epoque and the charming “retro” homes from the 1950s line the waterfront. In the Fonci...

Duration 1h00 Classic
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The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle

We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French navy back in the mid-1660s. Its arsenal remained a naval base and dockyard until as late as 1926....

Duration 10h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Saint Emilion and wine tasting

Departure by coach from Libourne for the excursion to Saint-Emilion. Guided tour of the underground monuments in Saint-Emilion village. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the medieval town. You will then visit an exceptional troglodyti...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Bordeaux by night

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux "by night", taking in all the main monuments. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from th...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle

We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French navy back in the mid-1660s. Its arsenal remained a naval base and dockyard until as late as 1926....

Duration 10h00 Classic
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Panoramic tour of Royan

Join us for a panoramic tour of Royan, a seaside city and an official French “ville d’Art et d’Histoire.” Villas from the Belle Epoque and the charming “retro” homes from the 1950s line the waterfront. In the Fonci...

Duration 1h00 Classic
See more

Guided tour of Bordeaux by night

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux "by night", taking in all the main monuments. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from th...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Pauillac and the Châteaux du Medoc Route

Departure by coach from Pauillac to discover the Médoc, prestigious wine-growing region. A corner of the world that produces the most prestigious red wines on the planet, tightly wedged between an ocean and an estuary. A mild, humid microclima...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Guided tour of Saint Emilion and wine tasting

Departure by coach from Libourne for the excursion to Saint-Emilion. Guided tour of the underground monuments in Saint-Emilion village. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the medieval town. You will then visit an exceptional troglodyti...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Guided tour of the Château de Roquetaillade and Cadillac

Departure by coach for the Château de Roquetaillade. This magnificent and prestigious medieval castle is listed as a 12th and 14th centuries historic monument. You will see its medieval keeps, the first Renaissance chimneys in the region (1600)...

Duration 4h30 Classic
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Guided tour of Bordeaux

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from the boulevards to the banks of the Garonne has thus been...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Panoramic tour of Royan

Join us for a panoramic tour of Royan, a seaside city and an official French “ville d’Art et d’Histoire.” Villas from the Belle Epoque and the charming “retro” homes from the 1950s line the waterfront. In the Fonci...

Duration 1h00 Classic
See more

Guided tour of Bordeaux by night

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux "by night", taking in all the main monuments. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from th...

Duration 2h00 Classic
See more

Wine and Cheese Tour in Pauillac

Discover Pauillac’s history, architecture, and legends during a walking tour of the city. We’ll enjoy the immersive, dreamlike sound-and-light show l’Odyssée de la Rose at the wine cellar La Rose de Pauillac and learn about t...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
See more

The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle

We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French navy back in the mid-1660s. Its arsenal remained a naval base and dockyard until as late as 1926....

Duration 10h00 Classic
See more

Guided tour of Saint Emilion and wine tasting

Departure by coach from Libourne for the excursion to Saint-Emilion. Guided tour of the underground monuments in Saint-Emilion village. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the medieval town. You will then visit an exceptional troglodyti...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux

Opened in May 2016, this modern building - reminiscent of a lighthouse on the banks of the Garonne - is a unique invitation to voyage to the heart of wine and its traditions throughout the world. The Cité du Vin is a self-guided tour punctuate...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
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''Pick-me-up'' walk in cadillac

You'll set out for a guided tour on foot of the hillsides in Cadillac. Departing from the port, we will walk along the Garonne River on the former towpaths and then climb up a slope crossing woods and vineyards. During your walk you can admire lo...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
See more

The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle

We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French navy back in the mid-1660s. Its arsenal remained a naval base and dockyard until as late as 1926....

Duration 10h00 Classic
See more

Day trip in the Arcachon Bay (lunch included)

Departure by coach from Bordeaux for the Bassin d'Arcachon. We will start our tour with a visit of the Oyster Centre and Museum located in Larros Port in Gujan Mestras. A modern, interactive scenography will help you discover oyster farming and t...

Duration 10h30 Classic
See more

Guided tour of the Château de Roquetaillade and Cadillac

Departure by coach for the Château de Roquetaillade. This magnificent and prestigious medieval castle is listed as a 12th and 14th centuries historic monument. You will see its medieval keeps, the first Renaissance chimneys in the region (1600)...

Duration 4h30 Classic
See more

Panoramic tour of Royan

Join us for a panoramic tour of Royan, a seaside city and an official French “ville d’Art et d’Histoire.” Villas from the Belle Epoque and the charming “retro” homes from the 1950s line the waterfront. In the Fonci...

Duration 1h00 Classic
See more

Guided tour of Saint Emilion and wine tasting

Departure by coach from Libourne for the excursion to Saint-Emilion. Guided tour of the underground monuments in Saint-Emilion village. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the medieval town. You will then visit an exceptional troglodyti...

Duration 3h00 Classic
See more

Guided tour of Bordeaux by night

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux "by night", taking in all the main monuments. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from th...

Duration 2h00 Classic
See more

Pauillac and the Châteaux du Medoc Route

Departure by coach from Pauillac to discover the Médoc, prestigious wine-growing region. A corner of the world that produces the most prestigious red wines on the planet, tightly wedged between an ocean and an estuary. A mild, humid microclima...

Duration 4h00 Classic
See more

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.


For optimal organization of your cruise, the order of the excursions can be modified according to the tides.

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

*Alcohol can be dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.   

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