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
On arrival, transfer to your ship. After settling in, delight in a Welcome Reception tonight.
Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River ShipDaily :
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.
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.
Choose your sightseeing then enjoy a Signature Experience.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. Later, choose your sightseeing.Daily :
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.
Select your sightseeing today.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 :
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.
Select your sightseeing in Bordeaux.Daily :
After breakfast, transfer to Bordeaux airport for your onward flight.Daily :
Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there’s always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues
Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible