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Ultimate France (Avignon to Bordeaux, 2020) - Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
22 days

Ultimate France (Avignon to Bordeaux, 2020)

From Avignon to Bordeaux
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
128
Age range:
4 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
Our saving: $269
From
US $10,930
+ $570 Port Charge
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Explore ancient villages still unspoiled by modern life
  • Stroll the charming medieval lanes of Viviers
  • Peruse the famed farmers’ market in Lyon
  • Walk in the footsteps of Monet and Van Gogh
  • Wander through the Palace of the Popes in Avignon
  • Treat yourself to sublime wine tastings in Bordeaux

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Avignon (Embark)
    Start point Avignon, Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  2. Day 2: Tarascon
  3. Day 3: Avignon
  4. Day 4: Viviers
  5. Day 5: Tournon (Tain-l’Hermitage), Lyon
  6. Day 6: Lyon
  7. Day 7: Mâcon (Beaune)
  8. Day 8: Lyon (Disembark), Transfer to Paris via High-Speed TGV Train (Embark)
  9. Day 9: La Roche-Guyon, Vernon Giverny
  10. Day 10: Rouen
  11. Day 11: Caudebec-en-Caux (Honfleur or Étretat)
  12. Day 12: Rouen (Normandy Beaches)
  13. Day 13: Mantes-la-Jolie (Versailles)
  14. Day 14: Paris
  15. Day 15: Paris (Disembark), Transfer to Bordeaux via High-Speed TGV Train (Embark)
  16. Day 16: Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde
  17. Day 17: Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac la Fayette
  18. Day 18: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Libourne
  19. Day 19: Libourne
  20. Day 20: Libourne, Bordeaux
  21. Day 21: Bordeaux
  22. Day 22: Bordeaux (Disembark)
    End point Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Gironde, France
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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 Ships

    • S.S. Catherine
      S.S. Catherine
      Like other vessels in Uniworld’s impressive luxury river cruise fleet, the 443 feet long S.S. Catherine combines meticulous craftsm… Read more
      Built
      2014
      Guests
      159
      Crew
      57
      Length
      443 ft
      Width
      37.5 ft
      Suites
      6
      Staterooms
      74
      Registry
      The Netherlands
      Electricity
      110/220 volts
      Draft
      5.7 ft
    • S.S Joie de Vivre
      S.S Joie de Vivre
      Uniworld’s latest pride and joy, the magnificent S.S. Joie de Vivre, is symbolic of the quintessential French philosophy ‘joy… Read more
      Built
      2017
      Guests
      128
      Crew
      54
      Length
      410 ft
      Width
      37.5 ft
      Suites
      10
      Staterooms
      54
      Registry
      The Netherlands
      Electricity
      110/220 volts
      Draft
      Approx. 5.7 ft
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • October 01, 2019
      I can't think of a better way to enjoy the gorgeous little towns of the Burgundy and Provence area. Our Uniworld ship the SS Catherine was superb. We walked into the stunning entry foyer on day 1 and straight away we could see we were in for something... Show more

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    Frequently asked questions

      • Can you cater for dietary requirements?

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      • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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      • Is there a guide?

        A guide will accompany you on the tour.

      • Are meals included?

        Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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        • For any tour departing before 25 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 25 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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