8 Day Grand Bordeaux
Join APT for 8 days of cruising around the Bordeaux Region along the Garonne & Dordogne rivers.
• All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 8 destinations
• APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 5 locations
• Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
• Expert APT Cruise Director
• A range of complimentary beverages served on board^
• Tipping and port charges
• Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites
04 Jul, 29 Aug and 26 Sep 2019
Other departures available between Jul – Sep 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply.
Companion Fly Free#
Helloworld Travel Exclusive:
Discount of $400* per couple
02 Mar 18,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Day 1. Arrive Bordeaux
Be met on arrival and transferred to your ship, docked on the Garonne River. Enjoy a Welcome Reception as anticipation builds for the trip ahead.
Seven Nights: an Aria River Ship
Day 2. Cadillac
Choose your sightseeing then enjoy a Signature Experience. Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Today perhaps tour Cadillac before exploring Saint-Macaire. Alternatively, tour two historic châteaux then try the region’s famous dessert wine, or savour some of France's local with an onboard cheese tasting.
Tonight, enjoy a special experience with a visit to Château de Cazeneuve, once home of the Kings of Navarre. Be greeted by the current owners who are descendants of the original owners. Enjoy time to explore before sitting down to dinner in the impeccable Grand Salon, while enjoying the music from a three-piece band.
Day 3. Pauillac
Enjoy the scenery of Aquitaine's vineyards. Disembark your ship and journey through the famous Médoc wine region. Later this evening, enjoy a wonderful Gala Welcome Dinner on board your river ship. Signature Experience
During a visit to a local cooperage, see how wooden wine barrels are produced, then be guided by your very own expert oenologist as you embark on a sensory wine tasting journey. Learn about Bordeaux’s various grape varieties while you sample some white and red wines.
Day 4. Blaye, Bourg
Discover the town of Blaye and take a walk around the 17th-century citadel.
Later, choose your sightseeing.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Perhaps travel to Cognac for a tour and a tasting at a French cognac house or sail to the town of Bourg and take a walking tour.
Day 5. Libourne, Saint-Émilion
Select your sightseeing today. Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
In Saint-Émilion, head to the underground Monolithic Church, then visit a Grand Cru Classé winery for a tasting. Alternatively, walk through picturesque vineyards to a nearby village, stopping for a wine tasting.
Day 6. Libourne, Bordeaux
From Libourne, choose your sightseeing. Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner as you cruise to Bordeaux. Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Perhaps tour Bergerac, visit a local caviar estate or browse the local market and sample some fresh produce along the way.
Day 7. Bordeaux
Select your sightseeing in Bordeaux.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Take in Bordeaux on a tour that includes the Pont de Pierre (stone bridge) and the Miroir d’eau (water mirror). Or, enjoy a guided bike ride or play a round of golf.
Day 8. Disembark Ship, Bordeaux
Be transferred to the airport.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 05 Jan 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. All savings are included in the advertised price. A first non-refundable deposit of $1,000 pp is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 pp is due by 31 October 2018. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure date. Exclusive discount is valid on all 2019 departures, is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. #Flights must be booked by APT. Passengers must be travelling on the same booking on the same flights. Companion flight offer based on economy class with Singapore Airlines or another airline of APT’s choosing (dependent on routing) including air taxes up to $250. Surcharges apply if air taxes exceed this amount. Flight offer subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once airline and booking class is sold out, surcharges apply. Flight restrictions apply. Limited suites/cabins/staterooms on set departures are available and are subject to availability. ^Complimentary beverages exclude French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Singapore Airlines Conditions of Carriage, APT and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.