Cruise Itinerary - Bordeaux & The River Dordogne

Day 1: Embark in Bordeaux

Embark our ship and enjoy a welcome drink. Dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 2: Bordeaux to Pauillac

We cruise down the River Garonne to join the River Gironde, passing Cazeau Island and Patiras Island, before arriving at Pauillac. Why not join our optional excursion to visit Medoc? Return on board for dinner and entertainment.

Day 3: Pauillac – Gironde Estury – Blaye

We sail early this morning to Blaye. In days gone by this superb acropolis was an ideal lookout post to watch for invaders. This afternoon you will have an opportunity to join our optional excursion along the Corniche. Return to the ship for dinner, followed by an evening of dancing.

Day 4: Blaye – To Libourne Or Bourg

Cruise to Libourne/Bourg, where we can join an optional excursion to St Emilion, including a superb wine tasting experience. On our return to the ship, we enjoy a gala dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: Libourne Or Bourg To Cadillac

Cruise to Cadillac, passing the island of Cazeau before joining the River Garonne. Admire views of the city of Bordeaux as we sail, enjoying lunch on board. We return to the ship for dinner, followed by an evening of entertainment by the crew as we moor in Cadillac.

Day 6: Cadillac To Bordeaux

Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as we cruise to Bordeaux. Upon arrival, consider our optional tour of Bordeaux, after which we return to the ship for our gala evening.

Day 7: Disembark In Bordeaux

Across to Calais and our overnight stay in Northern France.

Departure dates & prices 2018 Bordeaux & The Dordogne Rivers (7 or 9 days) - 5% discount on all dates.

  • Shearings brochure prices from £909pp
  • River Cruise Holidays discount prices from £864pp
  • Tel Shearings on 0844 824 3535 & quote River Cruise Holidays reference S9990 + Tour Code

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

9 Days by Coach from £863 - Tour code RRFRZAC/D

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April 21

£864

July 14

£864

May 19

£864

October 6 £864

Prices are based on Twin Main Deck cabin, upgrades are available see website for details.

6 nights all inclusive cruise | Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager | FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciallity coffees and tea

7 Days by Air from £954 - Tour code RAFRZAC/D  

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April 22

£954

July 15

£954

May 20

£954

October 7 £954

Prices are based on Twin Main Deck cabin, upgrades are available see website for details. Air holidays are based on flights with British Airways from London Gatwick, regional departures are available call for details (supplements may apply)

6 nights all inclusive cruise | Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager | FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciallity coffees and tea

7 Days by Rail from £1054 - RLFRZAA/B  

Dates

Prices From

Dates

Prices From

April 22

£1054

July 15

£1054

May 20

£1054

October 7 £1054

Prices are based on Twin Main Deck cabin, upgrades are available see website for details

6 nights all inclusive cruise | Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager | FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciallity coffees and tea

All holidays subject to Shearings Terms Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors on this website.

Shearings Holidays Bordeaux and The River Dordogne

9 Days by Coach or 7 by Air or Rail - 5% Discount

Cruise prices from £863

This delightful All Inclusive French river cruise takes you 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 a chance for you to sample some wonderful wines along the way.

This lovely French 7 or 9 day Bordeaux & The River Dordogne cruise comes with a 5% discount saving when you book today with Shearings call direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote our code S9990 for the money saving discount on this holiday

There is a 5% discount on all Shearings river cruise holidays. To book call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the discount code S9990 plus the holiday code.

Holiday Highlights - Bordeaux & The River Dordogne

  • 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

What's Included In Your Tour

  • Return travel from the UK by Coach with overnight stays including dinner and breakfast in France, by Air to Bordeaux, or by Rail from London St Pancras via Paris
  • 6 nights all inclusive cruise
  • Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciallity coffees and tea

Your Ship: MS Princesse d'Aquitaine

Once aboard your cruise ship it’s easy to relax on board the friendly and comfortable Princesse d’Aquitaine, part of the CrosiEurope 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 ship was built in 2001 and has a total of 69 cabins. All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, and safe. The cuisine on board is of French inspiration with an extensive buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner waiting to tempt your taste buds.

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