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Luxury

Grand Bordeaux with Luke Nguyen

Bordeaux Return
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Trip Code: EUBCLN08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Exclusive Luke Nguyen Dinner

At La Terasse Rouge restaurant, gaze out over lush Saint-Émilion vines while enjoying a meal prepared by Luke Nguyen.

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

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

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to seven destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • The services of an expert APT Cruise Director
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps tour Château de Cazeneuve, once the home of King Henry IV of France. Alternatively, visit Château de la Brède, then travel to Sauternes to try the region’s famous dessert wine, or remain on board your luxury river ship and delight in a cheese tasting.


After your chosen activity, enjoy a wonderful Gala Welcome Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

During a visit to a local cooperage, see how wooden wine barrels are produced. Afterwards, visit Château Giscours, a remarkable 19th-century Grand Cru Classé estate in the famous Margaux region. Here, delight in a tour and wine tasting.


Enjoy the scenery of Aquitaine's vineyards. Disembark your ship and journey through the famous Médoc wine region.

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

Perhaps travel to Cognac for a tour and a tasting at a French cognac house, sail to the town of Bourg and take a walking tour, or enjoy a bike ride from Blaye to Bourg.


Discover the town of Blaye and take a walk around the 17th-century citadel, as well as its underground passages. Later, choose your activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, enjoy a superb dinner at La Terrasse Rouge. Luke Nguyen, in conjunction with the restaurant's head chef, has devised a menu showcasing the freshest local ingredients of the region, and together they will prepare a decadent meal for you while you watch on in the open kitchen. Savour divine French flavours while you absorb spellbinding scenery from the restaurant's prime position overlooking the surrounding vineyards.


In Saint-Émilion, head to the underground Monolithic Church, then enjoy some free time to explore.

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

From Libourne, perhaps tour Bergerac, visit a local caviar estate or browse the local market and sample some fresh produce along the way.


After the day’s activity, enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner as you cruise to Bordeaux.

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

Take in Bordeaux's unique blend of 18th-century and contemporary architecture and uncover the secrets behind certain buildings. Alternatively, embark on a culinary exploration of Bordeaux with a charcuterie and cheese tasting, or play a round of golf at a renowned course.


Embrace the culture and history of Bordeaux on your chosen activity today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Bordeaux city along the edge of the Garonne river
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

Virtual Tour

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family