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Bordeaux & the River Dordogne MS Princesse D'Aquitaine

 

Dordogne River
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Discover the largest wine-growing area in France
    • Enjoy Bordeaux, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Admire magnificent views of the River Garonne, Gironde Estuary and River Dordogne

    This wonderful river cruise on-board the MS Princesse D'Aquitaine takes us down the River Garonne, around the Gironde Estuary and into the River Dordogne. The highlight of your cruise is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bordeaux, home to some truly stunning architecture. Of course, there’s also a chance for you to sample some wonderful wines along the way.

    Great for:

    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery


    Bars and restaurants in Bordeaux
      
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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Ship

    YOUR SHIP



    MS Princesse d'Aquitaine

    • MS Princess D'Aquitane

    It’s easy to relax on-board the friendly and comfortable MS Princesse d'Aquitaine, part of the CroisiEurope fleet. Whether you’re admiring the spectacular views from your comfortable cabin, dining in the restaurant, dancing the night away, or simply sitting back on the spacious Sun Deck, there’s always something to see or do!

    The MS Princesse d'Aquitaine - refurbished in 2011 - is a stylish vessel with spacious lounges and bar areas, and a friendly atmosphere. Sit down to delicious meals in the restaurant, serving French-inspired cuisine, as well as extensive buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners waiting to tempt your taste buds.
    • Length: 110m
    • Width: 11.40m
    • Passenger Capacity: 174
    • Passenger decks: 4
    • Star rating: 4

    Cabins

    • MS Princesse d'Aquitaine Main Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      MS Princess D'Aquitane Main Deck
      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed beds

      The MS Princesse d’Aquitaine offers passengers a relaxing place to retire to after a great day of sailing, with the spacious twin/double cabins on its Main Deck.

      Each of these cabins is equipped with an en suite bathroom, as well as a safe, hairdryer, TV, air conditioning, and telephone. The cabins also have fixed beds and a large picture window to admire the beautiful changing scenery as we cruise.

    • MS Princesse d'Aquitaine Middle Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      MS Princess D'Aquitane Middle Deck
      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed beds
      The MS Princesse d’Aquitaine offers passengers a relaxing place to retire to after a great day of sailing, with the spacious twin/double cabins on its Middle Deck. 

      Each of these cabins is equipped with an en suite bathroom, as well as a safe, hairdryer, TV, air conditioning, and telephone. The cabins also have fixed beds and a large picture window to admire the beautiful changing scenery as we cruise.
    • MS Princesse d'Aquitaine Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      MS Princess D'Aquitane
      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed beds
      The MS Princesse d’Aquitaine offers passengers a relaxing place to retire to after a great day of sailing, with the spacious twin/double cabins on its Upper Deck. Each of these cabins is equipped with an en suite bathroom, as well as a safe, hairdryer, TV, air conditioning, and telephone. The twin cabins also have fixed beds and a large picture window to admire the beautiful changing scenery as we cruise. 
     
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  • Excursions & Extras

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Cornish Road & Blaye

    Join us as we explore the Corniche Road, a narrow and picturesque route that runs alongside the Dordogne, before opening into the Gironde Estuary. Admire beautiful gardens, historical fishermen’s houses, cliffside scenery, and the famous ‘carrelets’ - curious fishermen’s cabins perched above the water.

    We continue to Bourg, a charming village situated on a rocky outcrop. Bourg is known for its medieval ramparts which surround the village. After time to explore, we continue to Blaye, where we visit the Citadel. This majestic UNSECO World Heritage Site overlooks the Gironde Estuary and offers magnificent views. 

    Bars and restaurants in Bordeaux
    Guided walking tour of Bordeaux
    Explore the UNESCO city of Bordeaux with us today, taking in the beautiful boulevards and riverbanks. We  enjoy the opportunity to admire its many sights and attractions, while also learning more of its interesting history. 
    St Emilion
    St Emilion City and Wine Tour
    Today we enjoy a guided tour of St Emilion, a beautiful medieval town. Admire the many sights here, such as Trinity Chapel and the town's Monolithic church, which is also the largest of its kind in Europe. We will then continue to a family-owned wine-growing estate, where we will experience a wine-tasting session. 
    Gardens in Bordeaux
    Visit to Medoc
    The Medoc is a lovely wine-making region of France, home to over 1,500 vineyards, and with some of the Bordeaux region’s finest wines being produced here. During our excursion, we will enjoy a scenic drive through this unique landscape, and will also pass the castles Lafite Rothschild, Latour and Mouton Rothschild, stopping at one to enjoy a wine tasting experience.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Six nights all-inclusive cruise
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • Captain’s gala dinner
  • FREE welcome cocktail
  • FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciality coffees and tea
  • Four optional excursions
MS Princess D'Aquitane

MS Princesse d'Aquitaine

It's easy to relax on-board the friendly and comfortable MS Princesse d'Aquitaine, part of the CroisiEurope fleet.

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