European river cruise

Uniworld - Brilliant Bordeaux

8 Day Brilliant Bordeaux

Brilliant Bordeaux

Days: 8

From: Bordeaux to Bordeaux

Countries Visited: France

Code: unibb

Our Price (from): $4,756 pp

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Itinerary


1. Bordeaux (Embark)
Arrive at Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

2. Bordeaux, Pauillac
Journey from Bordeaux, the “Pearl of the Aquitaine,” a famed wine-growing region, to the historical village of Cussac-Fort-Médoc, before arriving in coastal Pauillac later in the afternoon. Pauillac, once a crucial enemy stronghold during World War II, is still home to remnants of its war-torn past. Embark on an afternoon Bunker Archaeology tour, where you’ll begin to understand WWII from the enemy’s point of view. Led by a local guide, tour the remains of defensive army camps, wander inside bunkers and get up close and personal with the Atlantic Wall, an extensive coastal defense system and series of fortifications built by Nazi Germany that lies along the coast of numerous European countries.

3. Cadillac
Satisfy your sweet tooth in elegant , a town known for its production of sweet dessert wines and perfectly situated in the center of an acclaimed international wine region. The town, which still holds on to its medieval structure, is home to a plethora of impressive wine estates, beautiful chateaus and trails perfect for enjoying the French countryside. We’ll treat you to an exclusive artisanal wine-pairing lunch at Château Royal de Cazeneuve prior to an appropriate photo stop at Château d’Yquem.

4. Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde, Libourne
Spend your morning on a scenic drive along the Route de La Corniche Fleurie. Marvel at the spectacular homes etched into cliffs, sprawling gardens, Blaye Fortress and Lansac’s windmills along your way. Or, choose to experience it by bike, where you’ll cycle towards quiet roads, riverside paths and charming villages.

5. Libourne
A full day in means you’ll have plenty of time to explore the majestic landscape of villages and vineyards. Nestled along the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers, the quaint town is as pretty as a postcard. On the outskirts of , you’ll find neighboring Saint-Émilion. Discover the wine-making town by foot on a tour of its most picturesque sights, such as the magnificent Monolithic Church, all capped by a wine tasting at a beautiful château.

6. Libourne, Bordeaux Cité du Vin
Before making the journey back to Bordeaux, you’ll have plenty of time to continue exploring Libourne’s Gothic architecture, splendid chateaus and charming streets. Stroll around the main square which is flanked by medieval buildings, restaurants and cafés, shops and town hall. Get a feel for the local life with a pit stop at the town’s farmers' market. Arrive back in Bordeaux that night, just in time for an exclusive tour of the city as seen under the glow of the night sky.

7. Bordeaux (Quai des Chatrons)
There’s so much to discover with a full day in Bordeaux’s port of Quai des Chatrons. The architecture is impressive, the wine is exquisite and the shopping is to die for. Explore La Cité du Vin, a one-of-a-kind cultural center and museum that brings the heritage of wine to life through interactive exhibits, shows, academic seminars and more. Do as the locals do and uncover Bordeaux’s unique heritage on a walking tour or choose to traverse the city by bike. Celebrate the end to a spectacular trip with a farewell dinner onboard.

8. Bordeaux (Disembark)
Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport for your flight home.Or transfer by TGC to Paris for A Portrait of Majestic France itinerary.

Dates & Prices


Cruise Starts
Cruise Ends
Ship
Brochure Price
Our Price
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31 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
S.S. Royal
$4,999
$4,756

07 Apr 2019
14 Apr 2019
S.S. Royal
$4,999
$4,756

14 Apr 2019
21 Apr 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,399
$5,144

21 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,399
$5,144

28 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

05 May 2019
12 May 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

12 May 2019
19 May 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

19 May 2019
26 May 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

26 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

02 Jun 2019
09 Jun 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

09 Jun 2019
16 Jun 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

16 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

23 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

30 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

07 Jul 2019
14 Jul 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

14 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

21 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

28 Jul 2019
04 Aug 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

04 Aug 2019
11 Aug 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

11 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

18 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

25 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

01 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,299
$6,017

08 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,399
$6,114

15 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,399
$6,114

22 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,399
$6,114

29 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,399
$6,114

06 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
S.S. Royal
$6,399
$6,114

13 Oct 2019
20 Oct 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

20 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,999
$5,726

27 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
S.S. Royal
$5,499
$5,241

03 Nov 2019
10 Nov 2019
S.S. Royal
$4,999
$4,756