Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux

19 August - 26 August 2018

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

19 August

Setting sail from Bordeaux

Bordeaux sits at the centre of the world's most famous wine region, and is home to a beguiling blend of beautiful buildings, sophisticated gastronomy and high culture. What's more, the city has been transformed over the last few years: the grandiose 18th century facades have been scrubbed clean, a shiny new public transport system has been installed, and a wonderful new promenade has been created alongside the river Garonne. We think Bordeaux is a marvellous place to spend some time, whether it's a day sampling wines, an evening at the opera or a night on the tiles.

Don't miss

You have to see the Water Mirror, which you will find by the Place de la Bourse. Who would have thought that two centimetres of water on a huge granite slab could create such an amazing effect?

20 August

France: Cadillac

21 August

France: Pauillac

22 August

France: Blaye

23 August

France: Libourne

24 August

France: Bordeaux

24 August

France: Libourne

25-26 August

Arriving in Bordeaux

Our tip

Bordeaux is ringed by vineyards and châteaux, and a wine tasting tour is an absolute must. Saint-Emilion, Pauillac, Médoc, Sauternes, Pomerol… You really are spoilt for choice!

The Ship

Your home from home

River Royal in Bordeaux
River Royal Sundeck
River Royal Lounge

The River Royal is uniquely designed and decorated with an exceptional attention to detail.

What we love

Uniworld's ships really do stand out from the crowd, unmatched in their opulent style and individual features. Every detail of the ship has been carefully considered to create an environment which enhances your itinerary by providing supreme levels of comfort and reflecting the region in which you travel.

Capacity 130 Guests
Crew 41 European Staff
Style Relaxed and informal during the day, giving way to an elegant evening atmosphere.
Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Tea, specialist coffees and soft drinks
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • Bicycles and fitness centre
  • All gratuities
More about River Royale

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Yndo Hotel, Bordeaux

Where to stay in Bordeaux

At the heart of the historic centre, the quirky Yndo Hotel is a great choice.

Dune du Pyla, Arcachon

Take a day trip from Bordeaux

The nearby coastal town of Arcachon is renowned for its oysters, and is home to the towering Dune du Pyla, Europe’s largest sand dune.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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