Taste of Bordeaux - 7-NIGHT CRUISE


Day 1 :
EMBARKATION – BORDEAUX, FRANCE
Embark the ship for your Taste of Bordeaux cruise. (D)
Day 2 :
BORDEAUX - LIBOURNE
Take in the romance of Bordeaux as you pass iconic sights on a scenic morning cruise. Later in the day, dock in Libourne, a gateway to one of Bordeaux’s most elite wine regions. Join an excursion to Saint Émilion, known for its celebrated vineyards, and while here, explore the monolithic church carved out of one piece of limestone rock, and then go under the church to discover its catacombs and caves. Afterwards, enjoy a Grand Cru Classé wine tasting at either Château de Ferrand or Château de Pressac. If you prefer a more active adventure, pedal through the vineyard-rich countryside to Saint-Émilion and then to Château Soutard for a Grand Cru Classé wine tasting. You can also choose to tour the magnificent Château Vayres, one of the most prestigious historic buildings of Aquitaine. (B,L,D)
Day 3 :
LIBOURNE - BLAYE
Stroll through the colorful, open-air market, tasting some of the region’s specialties. Or, you can get your heart pumping by venturing deeper into town on an invigorating bike tour or hiking through one of Libourne’s renowned vineyards. Later in the day, set sail for Blaye, where you’ll enjoy an evening at your leisure. (B,L,D)
Day 4 :
BLAYE – BOURG
Once in Blaye, you can join a tour of its 17th-century citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a more active excursion, take a bike ride around Blaye. Later in the day, you can choose to bike from Blaye through the idyllic French countryside to Bourg. While in the ancient village of Bourg, take a walking tour and visit the Carriage Museum, which houses a wonderful collection of horse-drawn vehicles. Later in the day, experience the hospitality of this charming medieval village with an exclusive wine festival. Meet the local wine growers and taste the fruits of their labors as well as enjoy live French music and dancing. (B,L,D)
Day 5 :
PAUILLAC
Pauillac, a lovely village on the Left Bank of the Gironde Estuary, is gateway to the famed Médoc region, renowned for producing some of the world’s finest Bordeaux wines. You will see some of the most beautiful and famous wine estates, including Château Latour, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Pichon Longueville. You’ll then visit either Château Gruaud Larose or Château Léoville Poyferré for a tasting of Grand Cru wines. (B,L,D)
Day 6 :
CADILLAC
Visit the impressive Castle of Roquetaillade, an amazingly preserved masterpiece of medieval military architecture owned by the same noble family for 700 years. Next, travel to the Sauternes wine region to either Chateau de Rayne Vigneau or Chateau Guiraud to taste the highly prized golden-hued sweet wines produced here. In the evening, enjoy a spectacular illumination cruise, gazing at the iconic structures of Bordeaux as they glow against the night sky. (B,L,D)
Day 7 :
BORDEAUX
The breathtaking capital of the wine world, Bordeaux is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and classified as a “City of Art and History.” You’ll have an opportunity to experience much of the rich culture and architecture on a city tour followed by a visit to the immersive and interactive Bordeaux Wine Museum, housed in an awe-inspiring building. Bike enthusiasts will wish to join a tour along the city’s amazing network of bicycle paths. (B,L,D)
Day 8 :
BORDEAUX – DISEMBARKATION
Disembark the ship and prepare for your flight home. (B)
(B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)

TOUR PRICES & DEPARTURE DATES:

2019 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
June 6 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
June 13 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
June 20 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
June 27 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
July 11 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
July 18 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
July 25 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
August 1 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
August 8 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
August 15 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
August 22 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
September 5 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
September 12 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
September 19 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
October 3 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
October 10 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
October 17 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
October 24 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,699
October 31 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,499
November 7 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,299
November 14 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,199
2020 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
March 19 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,099
April 2 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,399
April 16 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,699
April 23 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
April 30 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
May 7 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
May 14 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
June 4 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
June 11 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
June 18 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
June 25 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
July 2 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
July 9 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
July 16 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
July 23 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
July 30 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
August 6 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
August 13 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
August 20 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
August 27 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
September 3 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
September 10 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
September 17 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
October 1 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
October 8 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
October 15 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
October 22 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
October 29 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,599
November 5 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,399
November 12 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,299

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