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Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
8 days

Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020)

From Bordeaux to Bordeaux
Tour Operator:
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Ship capacity:
20
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
146268
From
$3,399
-20%
US $2,719
+ $190 Port Charge
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Highlights

  • Uncover the legacy and heritage of Southwest France
  • Admire the country’s stunning emerald-green backdrops
  • Take a sip of fine vintage wines in quaint French towns
  • Marvel at the Blaye Fortress and Lansac Windmill

Itinerary

Start and end in Bordeaux! With the river cruise tour Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020), you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bordeaux, France and 5 other destinations in France. Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bordeaux (Embark)
  2. Day 2: Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde
  3. Day 3: Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac la Fayette
  4. Day 4: Cadillac, Libourne
  5. Day 5: Libourne (Saint-Émilion)
  6. Day 6: Libourne, Bordeaux
  7. Day 7: Bordeaux
  8. Day 8: Bordeaux (Disembark)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Stateroom / Suite

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Ship

  • S.S. Bon Voyage
    S.S. Bon Voyage
    We are excited to announce that after an extensive full-ship renovation, the River Royale will reemerge as the S.S. Bon Voyage in Spring… Read more
    Built
    2006 (Refurbished in 2019)
    Guests
    124
    Crew
    50
    Length
    110 m / 361 ft
    Beam
    11 m / 36 ft
    Cruising Speed
    13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph

Customer Reviews

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  • CD
    · November 21, 2019
    Really loved our tour. Only suggestion. There should be entertainment every night. A simple guitarist, a piano player, on those night when nothing major is planned. Other than that, well done and we will do another tour with you again.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • DL
    · October 07, 2019
    Fabulous experience. Besides a luxurious foodie experience with very nice wine pairings, a big reason that I chose this cruise was to better understand Bordeaux wines. I was not disappointed. The number of wines that are tasted on excursions is less... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    I sailed on the SS. Bon Voyage in August 2019 and all expectations were exceeded in every department. From the minute you step on board the staff are so helpful, kind, humorous, personable, and skilled at making you feel welcome. The itinerary was a... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) reviewer 4
    · September 15, 2019
    I sailed on the brand new S.S. Bon Voyage in June 2019 and the entire experience was nothing short of perfection! Bordeaux is spectacular enough on it's own, but this ship really stole the show. I can't say enough about the warmth of the attentive... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • N
    · September 13, 2019
    A group of twelve us on sailed on this itinerary last October and had an amazing trip. It's always fun to travel with a group and we were treated so well by the staff. The food, the tours, the service was all five star. We loved the all-inclusiveness... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • F
    · September 13, 2019
    Just in awe from start to finish! Uniworld really knows how to take care of their passengers. If you love wine and are looking for an exceptional experience on an amazing ship Uniworld & Bordeaux are for you. Uniworld is known for their ships and this... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
Brilliant Bordeaux (2020) (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020)
From Bordeaux to Bordeaux
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FAQs

    • Do we visit any Unesco World Heritage sites on this itinerary?

      Yes, we visit the medieval city of Saint-Emilion (Libourne), Blaye Fortress just outside Bourdeaux and then Bordeaux itself - all three are UNESCO World Heritage sites!

    • What wine regions are visited on this Brilliant Bordeaux itinerary?

      Medoc, Saint-Emilion and Bordeaux with an optional Masterpiece Excursion available to the Cognac region.

    • Are there any Yoga classes offered on this itinerary?

      Every day! Even including a special Yoga session in the heart of the Unesco Blaye Fortress as part of our ‘Wellness on the Water” program. The average tenure of our wellness experts is 10 years with many participating in annual Ayurveda training.

    • Is there an opportunity to have a local Bordeaux Cooking Lesson?

      Yes, there is a delightful optional Masterpiece Collection Cooking lesson and lunch at the fabulous Chateau Ambe Tour Pouret.

    • Is there an opportunity to explore French Wines and French Cooking even more in depth?

      Yes, certain departure dates are part of a unique Uniworld offering called the Connoisseur Collection. On these specific dates enjoy a culinary- focused cruise that will take you to famous French restaurants, vineyards, orchards, truffle farms and many other culinary hotspots. Even a caviar tasting.

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    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 31 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 31 July 2020, a minimum payment of $300 is required to confirm your booking with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 125 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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