Taste of Bordeaux

Enjoy the culinary delights of the iconic Bordeaux region of France
on a AmaWaterways Luxury River Cruise with French Leave Holidays

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Bordeaux

Taste of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, one of the world’s undisputed wine regions. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Cadillac, Pauillac, Saint-Émilion and Libourne. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.

Bordeaux

  • DAY 1 – BORDEAUX. Arrival, embarkation & meet your fellow passengers. (D)
  • DAY 2 – BORDEAUX to LIBOURNE (B,L,D)
  • DAY 3 – LIBOURNE to BLAYE (B,L,D)
  • DAY 4 – BLAYE to BOURG (B,L,D)
  • DAY 5 – PAUILLAC (B,L,D)
  • DAY 6 – CADILLAC (B,L,D)
  • DAY 7 – BORDEAUX (B,L,D)
  • DAY 8 – BORDEAUX. Disembarkation. (B)

Dining Chart

B – Breakfast |  L – Lunch |  D – Dinner

A cruise along the inland waterways of France

Holiday Highlights

Bordeaux

UNESCO World Heritage site, capital of the wine world

Libourne

gateway to one of Bordeaux’s most elite wine regions

Blaye

17th century citadel, another World Heritage site

Saint Emilion

famous for it’s vineyards

Bourg

the Carriage Museum houses a wonderful collection of horse drawn vehicles

The Routes

Taste of Brodeaux rivercruise

Holiday Information

EMBARKATION DATES

All cruises are of 7 nights duration. Embarkation is Bordeaux. Day 1 is always embarkation day and Day 8 is always disembarkation day. Your cruise starts and finishes from the same point. Our packages include your choice of transport from the UK to Bordeaux either by air or train (Eurostar & connecting fast train). A private transfer will also be arranged on arrival and departure from & to the airport or railway station.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment on Demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES

  • Wellness Programme with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalised service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

AWARD-WINNING DINING

  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration

BOAT GALLERY

ROOM TYPE A/B/C

ROOM TYPE D/E

BY AIR

BY CAR

BY TRAIN

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