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A cruise in Aquitaine : the great wines of Southern France

6 Days - BOS_AIPP
# Description


BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC(1) - The Médoc - BLAYE(1) - LIBOURNE(1) - Saint-Emilion - BORDEAUX

Let yourself be carried by an inspiring cruise along the Garonne and the Dordogne. This will transport you to the heart of Bordeaux and its region. You will discover this unmissable and surprising city many of whose monuments are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, and visit the Blaye citadel which majestically dominates the estuary.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board


  • 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


  • This cruise exists with a hiking-adapted program (ref. ROB)
  • Discover the Gironde and the Garonne estuaries
    • Bordeaux, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Cité du Vin*
    • The Grands Crus wines* of the region
    • Blaye and Vauban's citadel
    • Saint-Emilion, the history of a medieval village


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail and evening.

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Day 2


We'll begin towards Pauillac.
In the afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Following the trail of the Grands Crus wines of Médoc, a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated.
DISCOVERY: Discover Pauillac’s history, architecture, and legends during a walking tour of the city. We’ll finish up the experience with a tasting* of wine and cheese.
We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 3

PAUILLAC(1) - The Gironde Estuary - BLAYE(1)

We'll start sailing early this morning towards Blaye, whose Citadel built by Vauban is not to be missed. Join us on the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: The Route de la Corniche Fleurie and the Blaye Citadel, journey through tradition and authenticity.
DISCOVERY: Tour Blaye and its underground monuments on foot. After our tour, we'll get to taste some regional products with an excellent glass of wine*.
We'll return on board and cruise on the Gironde all the way to the estuary. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

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Day 4

BLAYE(1) - LIBOURNE(1) - Saint-Emilion

We'll cruise to Libourne, a town rich with history and full of character located at the confluence with the Isle and the Dordogne Rivers. Upon arrival, join us for an excursion for both packages: tour of Saint-Emilion. We'll return on board in Libourne. Tonight is our festive gala dinner and evening.

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Day 5


We'll cruise towards Bordeaux this morning. Join us on the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bordeaux, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DISCOVERY: Visit to La Cité du Vin and wine-tasting*.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment. 

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Day 6


Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.


For an optimal organization of the cruise, the organization of excursions can be modified according to the tide.

Note to coach: double-decker buses are not allowed on many roads in Gironde, including Libourne, Saint Emilion, Blaye and Cadillac.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 08/09/2020
Arrival 08/14/2020
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Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 08/21/2020
Arrival 08/26/2020
FROM $ 1,810 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 09/26/2020
Arrival 10/01/2020
FROM $ 1,968 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/20/2020
Arrival 10/25/2020
FROM $ 1,732 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 10/25/2020
Arrival 10/30/2020
FROM $ 1,732 PP
Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 11/09/2020
Arrival 11/14/2020
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Ship : MS Cyrano de Bergerac Ship category : PREMIUM
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* Price based on double occupancy


  • 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 - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

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

Shore Excursions


Several ships available for this cruise

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

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) Depending on the tide, the stopover in Pauillac may be replaced by Cussac-Fort-Médoc and Blaye and Libourne by Bourg.

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

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