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Best of Bordeaux

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Best of Bordeaux

7 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1023

Enjoy this wonderful holiday as you sail along the Garonne River into the Gironde Estuary before docking at historic Pauillac. It's then on to Blaye and Libourne. You will cruise in to the Garonne arriving in Cadillac before returning to Bordeaux.

This 7 day Best of Bordeaux cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Best of Bordeaux
Your Cruise Itinerary

Your Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK - Bordeaux

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your ship for embarkation. (D)

Day 2: Bordeaux - Pauillac

Sail along the Garonne River into the Gironde Estuary before docking at historic Pauillac. This afternoon, perhaps join the optional excursion to the Médoc, where some of Bordeaux's most illustrious red wines are cultivated. Drive through great 'appellations' including Saint Julien, Haut- Médoc and Margaux as you trace the iconic 'Châteaux Route', admiring the beautiful châteaux of Lafite-Rothschild, Latour and Mouton Rothschild. Return to your ship for dinner and entertainment.(B,L,D)

Day 3: Pauillac - Blaye

Pass marshlands and the cliffs of Meschers-sur-Gironde as you cruise the Gironde Estuary towards Blaye. An optional excursion, drives the winding cliff road alongside the Dordogne River and Gironde. After a stop in medieval Bourg, return to Blaye and its 17th century fortress. Tonight, enjoy dinner and dancing on board. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Blaye - Libourne 

Sail to Libourne and perhaps join the optional visit to Saint Émilion; A UNESCO World Heritage site. Tour its remarkable underground cloisters, catacombs and chapel before seeing the Monolithic Church, the world's largest hewn from a single rock. Next, learn about and sample some of the region's acclaimed wines at a family-run vineyard before returning to the ship for dinner and entertainment.(B,L,D)

Day 5: Libourne - Cadillac

Cruise into the Garonne, arriving in Cadillac where an afternoon optional excursion visits the astonishing 12th century Château de Roquetaillade; a six-towered castle with fairytale looks and the delightful, walled town of Cadillac. The evening is at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 6:  Cadillac - Bordeaux

Relax as you cruise back to Bordeaux, arriving in time for an optional panoramic coach tour of this UNESCO World Heritage status city. Next, set off on a walking tour around the old Saint Pierre district. Enjoy a gala dinner and dancing this evening. ( (B,L,D)

Day 7:  Bordeaux - UK

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Best of Bordeaux

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Best of Bordeaux

Cosmos brochure prices in Black

River Cruise Holidays discount prices in Red

Tel Cosmos reservations on 0800 668 1365 and quote our code TR55C

Dates

Prices from

Dates

Prices from

April 6, 18, 30

£1099
£1023

August 4, 18

£1149
£1069

May 12, 24

£1299
£1209

September 9

£1299
£1209

June 5, 17, 29

£1299
£1209

October 3

£1149
£1069

July 23

£1149
£1069

 

Prices are based on easyJet flights from London Gatwick Alternative departures available from Birmingham, Manchester, Aberdeen and Edinburgh - call for more information.

Upgrades from: Middle deck - £140, Upper deck - £185

Prices above are a 'guide from' price per person, based on two adults sharing a twin room and are subject to change and availability. Prices are based on live flight pricing when available in order to give you the best possible price and options.Prices and dates shown are taken from the Cosmos Tours and Cruise brochure. Please note that holidays and prices are subject to availability and there might be slight price increases/decreases due to Cosmos booking onto a live flight system. However, the correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book.Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Cosmos Tours and Cruises Terms & Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Disclaimer: Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

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Cosmos Tours and Cruises

Best of Bordeaux

7 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1023

Enjoy this wonderful holiday as you sail along the Garonne River into the Gironde Estuary before docking at historic Pauillac. It's then on to Blaye and Libourne. You will cruise in to the Garonne arriving in Cadillac before returning to Bordeaux.

This 7 day Best of Bordeaux cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Receive a discount of 7% on all Cosmos Tours & Cruises. Call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

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Holiday highlights

Holiday highlights

  • Bordeaux
  • Pauillac
  • Blaye
  • Libourne
  • Cadillac
All this included

All this included

  • Free VIP Home Chauffeur Service (see below)
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Outside lower deck cabin
  • Meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • All inclusive drinks with the exception of champagne, selected wines, cocktails and spirits
  • All local, port and airport taxes
Your cruise ship

Your cruise ship

MS Cyrano de Bergerac Cosmos rating **** 

  • 87 air-conditioned cabins
  • 3 deck ship
  • Dining room
  • Lounge bar with dance floor
  • Large Sun deck with deck chairs
  • Wifi on board

Ship as stated or similar. Call for cabin upgrade options

Optional excursion package

Optional excursion package

Optional excursions package £170 pp including -

  • Scenic drive through Médoc & Châteaux route
  • Gironde & Dordogne Riverside Drive
  • Saint Émilion & wine tasting
  • Château de Roquetaillade
  • City tours in Cadillac & Bordeaux

All optional excursions are subject to change and a minimum number of participants are required for them to operate.

Options

Options

Alternative Departures

Enjoy the Best of Bordeaux aboard the MS Princess d'Aquitane (Cosmos rating ***). Call for departure dates and extension options.

Extend your stay in Bordeaux

From £120pp per night staying at Best Western Grand Hotel Francais Includes transfers. Call for further extension details & hotel options.

Free VIP home chauffeur service

Free VIP home chauffeur service

Start and finish your holiday in style with our included 'VIP Home Chauffeur Service'. If you live within 50 miles of your chosen international departure point, you can be picked up and dropped off from your doorstep as part of your Cosmos Holiday. Cosmos will explain the details when you book and you can choose to be picked up from your home address, or an alternative if it is more convenient and still within 50 miles of your chosen departure point. Your driver will contact you 48 hours before you are due to leave, to arrange a suitable pick up time. If you live more than 50 miles by road from your chosen departure point you can still take advantage of the service by paying for the excess mileage at £1.70 per car, per mile. If you have chosen a cruise from Cosmos' sister company, Avalon Waterways, this service is available up to 100 miles from your chosen departure point. This service is only applicable to the UK mainland and is subject to change and availability.