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8-DAYS SOUTHERN FRANCE CRUISE – THE DORDOGNE AND THE GARONNE

From the Gironde estuary to the Dordogne via the Garonne, our Southern France cruise will take you to the heart of the South West, famous for its idyllic landscapes, renown wines, historical monuments and emblematic places. Discover vineyards and castles between Bordeaux and the Arcachon basin.

from $2,655 AUD per person
Trip code:BOA_PP
Duration:8 days
Destination:France
Origin:Bordeaux
Travel Dates:Year 2019 - 11/04, 22/05, 15/06, 09/07, 21/07, 02/08, 14/08, 07/09, 01/10, 13/10
Sale End Date:30 Nov 2018

Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - drinks included with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Extensive discovery of the region and its terroir
  • This cruise exists with a biking-adapted program, ref BOA_BIK
  • Discover(1):
    • The Arcachon Bay and the Dune of Pilat, the highest sand dune in Europe
    • Local delicacies: Arcachon oysters, Blaye praslines, wine* & cheese in Médoc

Pricing information:

Cabin Type Start Date End Date Price
pp per person
Status
Main Deck 11 April 2019 18 April 2019 $2655 On Request
Middle Deck $2992 On Request
Upper Deck $3086 On Request
Main Deck 22 May 2019 29 May 2019 $2975 On Request
Middle Deck $3312 On Request
Upper Deck $3407 On Request
Main Deck 15 June 2019 22 June 2019 $2975 On Request
Middle Deck $3312 On Request
Upper Deck $3407 On Request
Main Deck 09 July 2019 16 July 2019 $2722 Book now
Middle Deck $3059 Book now
Upper Deck $3154 Book now
Main Deck 21 July 2019 28 July 2019 $2722 Book now
Middle Deck $3059 Book now
Upper Deck $3154 Book now
Main Deck 02 August 2019 09 August 2019 $2722 Book now
Middle Deck $3059 Book now
Upper Deck $3154 Book now
Main Deck 14 August 2019 21 August 2019 $2722 Book now
Middle Deck $3059 Book now
Upper Deck $3154 Book now
Main Deck 07 September 2019 14 September 2019 $2975 Book now
Middle Deck $3312 Book now
Upper Deck $3407 Book now
Main Deck 13 October 2019 20 October 2019 $2975 Book now
Middle Deck $3312 Book now
Upper Deck $3407 Book now


Single Supplement: $1,299

 

The itinerary for the Southern France cruise:

Day 1: BORDEAUX

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail and evening.

Day 2: BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC(2) - The Médoc(1)

We will cruise towards Pauillac. In the afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Following the trail of the Grands Crus wines of Médoc*, a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated.

DISCOVERY: Visit the Médoc through biking, wine and cheese. Get ready to discover the vineyards and châteaux of the region in this exceptionally beautiful area. You'll be rewarded for the effort with a lovely glass of grand cru* and some regional cheeses. We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 3: PAUILLAC(2) - The Gironde Estuary - BLAYE(2)

We'll cruise along the Gironde River all the way to the estuary before reaching Blaye. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: The Route de la Corniche Fleurie and the Blaye Citadel, journey through tradition and authenticity.

DISCOVERY: Tour Blaye and its underground monuments on foot. After our tour, we'll get to taste some regional products with an excellent glass of wine*. We'll return on board for dinner and an evening of dancing.

Day 4: BLAYE(2) - LIBOURNE(2) - Saint-Emilion(1)

We'll begin to cruise early this morning along the Dordogne River towards Libourne. Upon arrival, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: tour of Saint-Emilion. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: LIBOURNE(2) - CADILLAC

We'll start cruising towards Cadillac. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Roquetaillade castle where famous movies such as "Brotherhood of the Wolf" and "Fanfan la Tulipe" were filmed, followed by a tour of Cadillac.

DISCOVERY: Guided tour on foot of the hillsides in Cadillac. We'll stroll through the city before hiking up the vineyard trails to some of the most beautiful viewpoints over the river found in the area. We'll finish up our tour with a tasting of local specialities and wines*. Afterwards, we'll return on board. The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 6: CADILLAC - BORDEAUX

We'll cruise back to Bordeaux. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:

CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bordeaux, renowned for its exceptional architectural heritage.

DISCOVERY: Visit to La Cité du Vin and wine-tasting*. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

Day 7: BORDEAUX - The Arcachon Bay - BORDEAUX

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages in the heart of the Arcachon Bay. We'll return to Bordeaux at the end of the day. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. 

Day 8: BORDEAUX

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Cancellation charges for this booking as below:

- Cancel at anytime: $600 deposit is non-refundable

- More than 109 days before departure: 65% of total price

- Between 109 and 65 days prior to departure: 70% of total price

- Between 64 and 40 days prior to departure: 75% of total price

- Within 39 days prior to departure: 100% of total price

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