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Luxury

Grand Bordeaux

Bordeaux Return
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Trip Code: EUBC08
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Trip Highlights

Dine at a French Chateau

Enjoy the rare privilege of being entertained in Chateau Royal de Cazeneuve amongst the vineyards of Bordeaux

Visit a Family-Owned Cooperage

Visit one of Bordeaux's finest cooperages to discover local wine making traditions and see how oak barrels are made

Fall for Saint Émilion

Spend an afternoon exploring Saint Émilion, and enjoy a glass of bubbly at the underground cellars of Les Cordeliers

Your Vacation Includes

  • Discover Bordeaux with a range of unique experiences in up to seven destinations
  • The services of expert APT Cruise and Tour Directors
  • Enjoy unique moments and exclusive access to Europe's attractions on our Signature Experiences
  • Explore Bordeaux your way with a range of APT Freedom of Choice sightseeing inclusions
  • Room service, complimentary laundry service and champagne on arrival for select suites
  • The convenience of included transfers, port charges and tipping
  • 20 fine meals, and a choice of dining venues on your cruise
  • Complimentary beverages throughout your cruise*

Map & Itinerary

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Bordeaux Return

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Allow us to offer you a first-hand insight into the charmed world of imperial Europe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

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.

Stay: Seven Nights: an Aria River Ship

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  • Dinner
ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

EXCLUSIVE! Visit Château de Cazeneuve, where you will be greeted by descendants of the original owners, followed by a private tour and dinner in the prestigious Grand Salon.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps tour Cadillac, before exploring Saint-Macaire. Alternatively, visit Sauternes where you’ll tour two historic châteaux then try the region’s famous dessert wine. Tonight


Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

See how wooden wine barrels are constructed during a visit to one of the few remaining family-owned cooperages and enjoy a wine tasting


Take in the stunning sights as your ship threads its way along the Gironde estuary, which cuts alongside the historic vineyards of Aquitaine. Later, enjoy a Gala Welcome Dinner.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Later today, 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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Saint-Émilion, head to the underground Monolithic Church, then visit the cellars of Les Cordeliers. Then sample some macarons and Les Cordeliers’ sparkling wines.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps join a guide for a tour of Bergerac to discover the wonderfully restored Old Town. Another option is to tour Libourne and visit a caviar estate.


Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take in the sights of Bordeaux on a tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

The rolling hills are sprawling with vineyards as you look towards the town centre
Cruise Delightful Bordeaux

Uncover the treasures of Bordeaux with seven nights cruising aboard an all-inclusive Aria river ship

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Taste Regional Cuisine

From degustation dinners to lunches in the sun, there’s always something new to savour in one of many venues on board

Suite lounge area to relax with bar and tv
Travel in luxury

No matter which suite you choose, each offers a balance of luxury and intimacy. Plus, you'll always enjoy river views

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