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Brilliant Bordeaux

Platinum Travel and Uniworld

Brilliant Bordeaux

8 days From €2499 (Per Person)

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Platinum Travel and Uniworld

Uncover the proud legacy and heritage of Southwest France.

Brilliant Bordeaux – €2499 per person

04th April 2021

Ship: S.S. Bon Voyage   /   Bordeaux to Bordeaux

Uncover the proud legacy and heritage of Southwest France. Set sail along three stunning rivers, the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, on one fascinatingly historical and invigorating journey. Explore the country’s breath-taking backdrops, wines and cultural treasures across the region in Bordeaux, Fort Médoc, Cadillac, Blaye, Libourne and more. Wander through archaeological marvels, historic landmarks and magnificent vineyards where you’ll be treated to a sampling of quintessentially French experiences.

Highlights

  • Bourg sur Gironde Walking Tour
  • “Let’s Go” yoga in the historic heart of Blaye Fortress
  • Scenic drive along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie with Blaye Fortress
  • Rendez-vous chez Rémy Martin
  • “Let’s Go” bike in the Médoc Vineyards
  • Médoc Châteaux route with exclusive wine tasting
  • Bunker Archaeology tour
  • Sauternes vineyard with private artisanal wine tasting at Château de Cazeneuve
  • The colorful life of Toulouse Lautrec at Château de Malromé
  • Saint-Émilion walking discovery tour with wine tasting
  • Libourne “Village Day” with farmer's market
  • Bordeaux open deck bus
  • Bordeaux night stroll
  • “Do as the Locals Do” Bordeaux heritage walking tour
  • ”Let’s Go” bike Bordeaux' backstreets
  • Bordeaux walking tour with caviar tasting

Itinerary

Day 1: Bordeaux (Embark)
Arrive at Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

Day 2: Blaye, Bourg Sur Gironde

Day 3: Bourg Sur Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac la Fayette, Bordeaux

Day 4: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Libourne

Day 5: Libourne
A full day in Libourne means you’ll have plenty of time to explore the majestic landscape of villages and vineyards. Nestled along the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers, the quaint town is as pretty as a postcard. On the outskirts of Libourne, you’ll find neighboring Saint-Émilion. Discover the wine-making town by foot on a tour of its most picturesque sights, such as the magnificent Monolithic Church, all capped by a wine tasting at a beautiful château.

Day 6: Libourne, Bordeaux
The French insist that the key to their superb wines is the soil in which they’re grown, the terroir. That same terroir also makes for extraordinary produce—the foundation for the country’s acclaimed cuisine—as you’ll discover today at a local farmers’ market.

Day 7: Bordeaux
There’s so much to discover with a full day in Bordeaux’ port of Quai des Chatrons. The architecture is impressive, the wine is exquisite and the shopping is to die for. Explore La Cité du Vin, a one-of-a-kind cultural center and museum that brings the heritage of wine to life through interactive exhibits, shows, academic seminars and more. Do as the locals do and uncover Bordeaux’ unique heritage on a walking tour or choose to traverse the city by bike. Celebrate the end to a spectacular trip with a farewell dinner onboard.

Day 8: Bordeaux (Disembark)
Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport for your flight home. Or transfer by TGV to Paris for the Ultimate France or A Portrait of Majestic France itineraries.

Platinum Travel and Uniworld River Cruises

Platinum Travel are delighted to be working with Uniworld - Boutique River Cruises with the five star all-inclusive boutique experience

Spend even one night in one of the magnificent riverview staterooms and you will agree, sailing with Platinum Travel and Uniworld is truly a stunning way to see the world.

Each Uniworld ship combines old world elegance with modern conveniences. Your stateroom includes marble bathrooms, flatscreen TVs featuring musiic movies and satelite cahnells, in room safe and individual climate control.

When you choose a Uniworld River Cruise with Platinum Travel, you can be assured there is so much included in the price - All meals with various dining options including unlimited beverages onboard, scheduled airport transfers and shore excursions with English speaking local guides. Your gratuities are also included.

Uniworld are committed to giving their valued guests the ultimate strsss free, luxury five star all-inclusive boutique experience. So relax, unwind, and leave the rest to Platinum Travel and Uniworld.

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