Taste of Bordeaux - 7-NIGHT CRUISE


Day 1 :
EMBARKATION – BORDEAUX, FRANCE
Embark the ship for your Taste of Bordeaux cruise. (D)
Day 2 :
BORDEAUX - LIBOURNE
Take in the romance of Bordeaux as you pass iconic sights on a scenic morning cruise. Later in the day, dock in Libourne, a gateway to one of Bordeaux’s most elite wine regions. Join an excursion to Saint Émilion, known for its celebrated vineyards, and while here, explore the monolithic church carved out of one piece of limestone rock, and then go under the church to discover its catacombs and caves. Afterwards, enjoy a Grand Cru Classé wine tasting at either Château de Ferrand or Château de Pressac. Alternately, you can enjoy an excursion to Saint-Émilion solely to discover more of the small historic town. If you prefer a more active adventure, pedal through the vineyard-rich countryside to Saint-Émilion and then to Château Soutard for a Grand Cru Classé wine tasting. You can also choose to tour the magnificent Château Vayres, one of the most prestigious historic buildings of Aquitaine. (B,L,D)
Day 3 :
LIBOURNE - BLAYE
The Libourne wine region, including Saint Émilion, Pomerol and Fronsac, is one of the major cradles of viticulture in the Bordeaux area, dating back to Gallo-Roman times. The first vines were planted in Fronsac two thousand years ago. In the 18th century, the wines of Fronsac enjoyed the best reputation in the Libourne region, selling for higher prices than their neighbors in Saint Émilion and Pomerol. Today, Fronsac includes several beautiful wine estates such as Château de la Dauphine, Château de la Rivière and Château Gaby. Here you will visit a cellar and taste local wines from one estate. (B,L,D)
Day 4 :
BLAYE – BOURG
Once in Blaye, you can join a tour of its 17th-century citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a more active excursion, take a bike ride around Blaye. Later in the day, you can choose to bike from Blaye through the idyllic French countryside to Bourg. While in the ancient village of Bourg, take a walking tour and visit the Carriage Museum, which houses a wonderful collection of horse-drawn vehicles. Later in the day, experience the hospitality of this charming medieval village with an exclusive wine festival. Meet the local wine growers and taste the fruits of their labors as well as enjoy live French music and dancing. (B,L,D)
Day 5 :
CUSSAC FORT MEDOC
After arriving in Cussac Fort Medoc, venture to Pauillac, a lovely village on the Left Bank of the Gironde Estuary. This is a gateway to the famed Médoc region, renowned for producing some of the world’s finest Bordeaux wines. You will see some of the most beautiful and famous wine estates, including Château Latour, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Pichon Longueville. You’ll then visit either Château Gruaud Larose or Château Léoville Poyferré for a tasting of Grand Cru wines. Alternately, you can visit Lynch Bages, a quaint wine estate and village, followed by a wine and local specialties tasting. Or, enjoy a coast drive to Soulac-sur-Mer where you’ll see unique sights, such as the Statue of Liberty and the Cordouan lighthouse known to be the oldest in France. (B,L,D)
Day 6 :
CADILLAC
Visit the impressive Castle of Roquetaillade, an amazingly preserved masterpiece of medieval military architecture owned by the same noble family for 700 years and travel to the Sauternes wine region to either Chateau de Rayne Vigneau or Chateau Guiraud to taste the highly prized golden-hued sweet wines produced here. For those wishing to explore more of the history on the decadent castles, you can enjoy a visit to the Roquetaillade castle and Cadillac castle. Or, pedal through the charming town of Cadillac for a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)
Day 7 :
BORDEAUX
The breathtaking capital of the wine world, Bordeaux is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and classified as a “City of Art and History.” You’ll have an opportunity to experience much of the rich culture and architecture on a city tour followed by a visit to the famed indoor Les Halles de Bacalan market for a tasting of local specialties to please the palate. Bike enthusiasts will wish to join a tour along the city’s amazing network of bicycle paths. Depending on your interests, you have a choice from three excursions in the afternoon. Enjoy a visit to the immersive and interactive Bordeaux Wine Museum, housed in an awe-inspiring building. Alternately, be treated to a spectacular sound and light show, Les Bassins des Lumières. Or, explore the enriching city of Bordeaux at your own leisure. In the evening, enjoy a spectacular illumination cruise, gazing at the iconic structures of Bordeaux as they glow against the night sky. (B,L,D)
Day 8 :
BORDEAUX – DISEMBARKATION
Disembark the ship and prepare for your flight home. (B)
(B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)

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2021 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
March 18 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,199
March 25 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,299
April 1 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,499
April 8 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,699
April 15 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
April 22 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
April 29 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
May 6 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
May 13 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
May 20 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
June 3 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
June 10 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
June 17 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
June 24 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
July 1 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
July 8 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
July 15 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
July 22 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
July 29 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
August 5 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
August 12 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
August 19 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
August 26 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
September 2 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
September 9 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
September 16 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
September 23 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
September 30 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
October 7 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
October 21 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
October 28 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,699
November 4 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,499
November 11 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,399
2022 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
March 17 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,299
March 24 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,399
March 31 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,599
April 7 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
April 14 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,899
April 21 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
April 28 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
May 5 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
May 12 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
May 19 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
May 26 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
June 2 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
June 9 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
June 16 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
June 23 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
June 30 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
July 7 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
July 14 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
July 21 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
July 28 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
August 4 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
August 11 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
August 18 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
August 25 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
September 1 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
September 8 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
September 15 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
September 22 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
September 29 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,299
October 6 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,199
October 13 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $4,099
October 20 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,999
October 27 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,799
November 3 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,599
November 10 Bordeaux Bordeaux AmaDolce $3,499

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