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Luxury

Grand Bordeaux

Bordeaux Return
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Trip Code: EUBC08
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Trip Highlights

Fall for Saint Émilion

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

The Regal Château De Cazeneuve

Enjoy a private tour of this lovingly restored chateau, before sitting down to dinner in the impeccable Grand Salon

The Art Of Winemaking In Medoc

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 8 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EUBC08 2018

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™ - Sightseeing

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 Ships

Daily :
  • Dinner
ROYAL SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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.


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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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.


Discover the town of Blaye and take a walk around the 17th-century citadel.

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

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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.


From Libourne, choose your sightseeing. Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner as you cruise to Bordeaux.

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

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

External view of an Aria ship cruising.
Cruise Delightful Bordeaux

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

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Amazing Onboard Dining

Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there’s always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues

Double bed and 2 arm chairs in the stateroom
Cruise 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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