Spend an afternoon exploring Saint Émilion, and enjoy a glass of bubbly at the underground cellars of Les Cordeliers
Enjoy a private tour of this lovingly restored chateau, before sitting down to dinner in the impeccable Grand Salon
See how wooden wine barrels are constructed during a visit to one of the few remaining family-owned cooperages
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Transfer to your river ship before tonight’s Welcome Reception.
Stay: Seven Nights: one of APT's luxurious Aria River ShipsDaily :
Tonight, enjoy a special experience with a visit to Chateau 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.
Perhaps tour Cadillac before exploring Saint-Macaire. Alternatively, visit Sauternes where you’ll tour two historic chateaux then try the region’s famous dessert wine, or enjoy an onboard cheese tasting.
Today choose your sightseeing.Daily :
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.
Enjoy the scenery of Aquitaine's vineyards. Disembark your ship and journey through the famous Medoc wine region. Later this evening, enjoy a wonderful Gala Welcome Dinner on board your river ship.Daily :
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.
Discover the town of Blaye and take a walk around the 17th-century citadel.Daily :
Head to the underground Monolithic Church, then visit a local winery for a tasting. Alternatively, walk through picturesque vineyards and valleys to a nearby village, stopping for a wine tasting.
In Saint-Emilion, choose your sightseeing.Daily :
Perhaps tour Bergerac, visit a local caviar estate or browse the local market and sample some fresh produce along the way.
From Libourne, choose your sightseeing. Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner as you cruise to Bordeaux.Daily :
Perhaps embark 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.
Take in Bordeaux with your chosen activity.Daily :
Transfer to the airport for your flightDaily :
Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there’s always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues
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