• Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • Bordeaux Scenery
  • Bordeaux
  • River Royale

Chateaux and Vineyards of Bordeaux

Savour the unique heritage and fine wines of Bordeaux on this exclusive 9-night holiday combining a 7-night all-inclusive cruise and 2-night Paris stay. Includes flights from regional airports

Exclusive Yorkshire Cruise Club Package
9 Nights from £3215pp

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Exclusive package with Paris hotel stay!

Enjoy a 2-night stay in the heart of enchanting Paris, before travelling to Bordeaux in style on 1st class TGV.

Embark your elegant floating hotel and discover the unparalleled riches of Aquitaine, from magnificent Bordeaux to delightful Pauillac, the gateway to the Médoc wine route, and medieval Saint-Émilion.

Taste regional delights including duck confit, caviar d’Aquitaine and oysters, and delve deeply into the Bordeaux region’s exalted wines.

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Saint Emilion

Day 1 : UK - Paris (France)

Fly from Birmingham, Doncaster, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle Airports to Paris and transfer to a hotel in central Paris for a two-night stay.

Day 2 : Paris

Enjoy a day at leisure exploring Paris. Perhaps visit the magnificent Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre.

Day 3 : Paris - Bordeaux

Travel to Bordeaux in style by 1st class TGV. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark your ship, the River Royale.

Day 4 : Cadillac

Enjoy a tour to picturesque Cadillac which explores Sauternes, named after the sweet wine. You'll visit one of Cadillac's best estates where you'll enjoy a lunch accompanied by Sauternes and meet the winemaker. Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner this evening.

Day 5 : Pauillac

Cruise along the Garonne to picturesque Pauillac, gateway to the Médoc wine route. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Haut-Médoc AOC before continuing to a winery for a tasting. Alternatively, join a guided bike ride through the stunning Médoc vineyards.

Day 6 : Blaye

The Route de la Corniche Fleurie meanders through the beautiful hamlets of Marmisson, Roque de Thau and Pain de Sucre. Return to Blaye and discover the impressive 17th-century Blaye Fortress with a guide.

Day 7 : Libourne (Saint Emilion)

Saint Emilion is renowned for its vineyards and magnificent architecture. It is home to an impressive 12th-century Monolithic Church. Following a guided tour along the cobblestone streets, enjoy a wine tasting at a Premier Grand Cru estate.

Day 8 : Libourne - Bordeaux

Food lovers will enjoy Libourne's sprawling farmers' market which sells cheeses, fresh produce and more. Explore with a local guide and take a look inside artisans' workshops. Later, cruise to Bordeaux for a special evening city tour.

Day 9 : Bordeaux

A unique tour showcases the local food halls and spectacular 18th-century architecture, and includes a visit to a popular wine bar. Alternatively, join a guided bike ride. There will also be time to explore independently. Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner this evening.

Day 10 : Bordeaux - Paris - Leeds Bradford (UK)

Disembark the River Royale and transfer by 1st Class TGV train to Paris for your return flight to Birmingham, Doncaster, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle Airports.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all-inclusive cruise on boutique ship River Royale
  • 2-night hotel stay in central Paris
  • Return flights from Birmingham, Doncaster, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle Airports
  • Return 1st Class TGV high-speed train between Paris and Bordeaux
  • Overseas transfers
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water
  • Guided excursions
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard ship
  • All tipping and gratuities onboard ship
  • Port taxes

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