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Brilliant Bordeaux (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Brilliant Bordeaux (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Fed "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 the newest in the fleet is a piece of floating art work. The staff and crew are the best, always smiling and willing to assist you with whatever you..."
Excellent
5 reviews
Starts
Bordeaux
+6 Destinations
Garonne
Ends
Bordeaux
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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
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Stateroom / Suite
Max Group Size
20
Transportation
Bicycle, Ship
Travel style
Family, In-depth Cultural
Operator
Uniworld Boutique Ri...
Start and end in Bordeaux ! With the river cruise tour Brilliant Bordeaux (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020), you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Bordeaux, France and 5 other destinations in France. Brilliant Bordeaux (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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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: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Libourne
  5. Day 5: Libourne
  6. Day 6: Libourne, Bordeaux
  7. Day 7: Bordeaux
  8. Day 8: Bordeaux (Disembark)

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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

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  • Written on October 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 than... Read more

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    Written on September 18, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

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  • Brilliant Bordeaux (Bordeaux to Bordeaux, 2020) reviewer 3
    Written on September 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 staff... Read more

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    Written on September 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 of... Read more

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    Written on September 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 the... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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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    About the countries

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    France

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    Location
    Start and end in Bordeaux.
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    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 16 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 16 March 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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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 201 km.
    • Bordeaux (France)
    • 33 km
    • Blaye (France)
    • 12 km
    • Bourg sur Gironde (France)
    • 23 km
    • Pauillac (France)
    • 42 km
    • Bordeaux (France)
    • 30 km
    • Cadillac (France)
    • 32 km
    • Libourne (France)
    • 29 km
    • Bordeaux (France)

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