Bordeaux Region River Cruise

Bordeaux Region River Cruise

Cruise the Bordeaux and Dordogne regions on the Gironde & Garonne Rivers. Two great rivers and the Gironde Estuary. A complex and colourful mosaic of scenery, textures and moods. Come and join us as we explore this rich and diverse region

Cruise the Bordeaux and Dordogne Regions on the Gironde & Garonne Rivers.

Two great rivers and the Gironde Estuary. A complex and colourful

mosaic of scenery, textures and moods. Come and join us as we

explore this rich and diverse region.

 

DAY 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to

our tour coach for the journey south and the

Eurotunnel to Calais. We will continue south for our

overnight stay in the Liseux or Rouen area.

 

DAY 2: After breakfast, we continue our journey to

Bordeaux where we board our ship in time to settle

in to our cabins before our welcome cocktail and

introduction to the crew.

 

Highlights of the cruise include:

Sail the Garonne, joining the Gironde and passing

Cazeau Island and Patiras Island before arriving in

Paulliac - the capital of the Medoc wine region.

Excursion along the Corniche, or cliff route.

Narrow and picturesque, the road snakes alongside

the River Dordogne before reaching the Gironde

estuary.

Visit the village of Bourg, a charming city built on a

rocky outcrop enclosed by medieval ramparts.

Visit the citadel and fortifications at Blaye; a

UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008.

Sail along the River Dordogne to Libourne. Visit the

underground monuments and medieval city of St.

Emilion together with the Troglodyte settlement,

the cave of Emilion and a wine tasting.

Guided city tour of Bordeaux. Listed as a UNESCO

World Heritage Site, we start with a panoramic

tour of the city to see the key buildings and

monuments before we continue on foot for a tour

of the Old Town

Guided visit and wine tasting at the Chateau de

Roquetaillade, a magnificent and prestigious

medieval castle, listed as a 12th century historic

monument.

The city of Cadillac – famous for its sweet dessert

wine.

 

DAY 8: Disembark after breakfast and enjoy a day

touring, as we head north to the Limoges region for

an overnight stay.

 

DAY 9:   Our journey continues to the Rouen region

for our overnight stay.

DAY 10: Following breakfast we travel to Calais for

our return crossing and your Door to Door service

home

MS Princess d’Aquitane

A two deck ship with 69 cabins and carries 138

passengers. Facilities include lounge bar with dance

floor, bar, restaurant, sundeck with deck chairs and shop.

Cabins are en-suite, air-conditioned and have picture or

porthole window, hairdryer, satellite TV and safe. Wi-Fi

is available on board.

 

Price Includes:

& Door to Door service

& UK coach & professional driver throughout

& Return Eurotunnel crossing

& Porterage at the ship

& 6 nights All Inclusive accommodation on board MS

Princess d’Aquitane (breakfast, lunch & 3 course set

menu dinner, all local wines, beers & water during

meals & at the bar)

& 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast in overnight hotels

& Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

& English speaking local guides during the excursions

& All entrance fees, where applicable

& Services of a Cito Tour Manager throughout

Cruise itinerary is subject to change due to sailing

schedules.

 

Single Cabin supplement: £310

Upper Deck cabin supplement: £110 per person

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road West Anchor Road, Outside @ Bristol-We The Curious
Westbound Bus Stop
Bristol Bedminster ASDA Bedminster Bus Shelter - East Street
In front of ASDA Store
Bristol Downend Bristol Downend
Lloyds Bank
Bristol Filton Bristol Filton
The Air balloon Pub
Bristol Fishponds Fishponds - Fishponds Road,
Bus Stop Outside Lodge House, BS16 3HZ
Bristol Kingswood Kingswood - High Street Bus Stop
Opposite the Civic Centre, BS15 9TR
Bristol Knowle Knowle
Broadwalk Shopping Centre
Bristol Redfield Redfield - Bus Stop outside Aldi
Church Road
Bristol Westbury-on-Trym Westbury-on-Trym Library
Bottom Falcondale Rd.
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Leigh Delamere Services Leigh Delamere - Outbound - Eastbound Side
Return - Westbound Side - Coach Park
Liskeard Liskeard Lloyds Bank
The Parade, Liskeard, PL14 6AW
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
St Austell St Austell-Railway Station
PL25 4LA
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Truro Truro Fairmantle Street Coach Park
TR1 2EE
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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