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Cruise through the Aquitaine Region from Bordeaux to Royan, along the Gironde Estuary and the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers (port-to-port cruise)

This magnificent itinerary will take you to the heart of Southwestern France, well known for its idyllic landscapes, famous wines, historical monuments, and emblematic sites.

What better way to explore this corner of French paradise than through its longstanding maritime cities and its unequivocal art of living?

Trip code : BYA_PP

Duration : 7 days

Destination :

Travel Dates :2021/2022

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

 

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Discover(1):
    • The Médoc Wine Route
    • The charming, retro city of Royan
    • Rochefort and the Corderie Royale
    • The seaside city of La Rochelle
    • Arcachon Bay and the Dune of Pilat(1)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail and enjoy our first evening together. Our ship will begin to cruise to Cussac-Fort-Médoc. We’ll begin on the Garonne River, before entering the Gironde River, where we’ll pass the islands of Cazeau and Patiras before reaching Cussac-Fort-Médoc.

This morning, we offer two optional excursions:

CLASSIC: Tour through the Médoc vineyards

DISCOVERY: "Wine & Cheese"

Optional excursion for both packages: Royan and its waterfront.

Enjoy some free time before returning to the ship. After your expedition, you’ll return on board the ship. Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing.

Optional excursion for both packages: The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle. We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French Navy back in the mid-1660s. We’ll stop  for lunch in a local restaurant. The over 1,000-year-old city of La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente Maritime. It’s tucked along the Bay of Biscay and contains some of the most beautiful natural and architectural heritage in the area. Enjoy some free time before returning to the ship. After we return on board, we’ll spend the rest of our day cruising up the Dordogne to Libourne.

This morning, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Saint-Émilion. We’ll enjoy a tasting of local products at the end of our tour.* We’ll return to the ship in Libourne and spend the afternoon cruising to Bordeaux.

Optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Bordeaux "by night". We’ll leave by coach for a panoramic tour of the city, where you’ll be able to discover the main monuments, followed by a tour on foot of the old quarter of Bordeaux. After your expedition, you’ll return on board the ship.

We’ll cruise along the Garonne, getting a good glimpse of Bordeaux from the water as we continue on to Cadillac. This morning, we offer two optional excursions: 

CLASSIC: a visit to the magnificent and prestigious Château de Roquetaillade.

DISCOVERY: Gourmet market in Cadillac.

We’ll spend the afternoon cruising to Bordeaux, and we’ll arrive during the evening. Tonight is our festive gala evening.

Optional excursion for both packages: To the center of Arcachon Bay.

OR

This morning, we offer two optional excursions: 

CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bordeaux,  whose historical area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

DISCOVERY: Visit La Cité du Vin.

Lunch will be served on board. Enjoy some free time on your own in the city this afternoon.

Join us for dinner and an evening of entertainment.

DAY 7

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including the special lists) - accommodations in double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard entertainment - excursion to Royan and its waterfront (D2) - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 4 - 2021

Included in tour package Pauillac: biking, wine and cheese(1) Royan, tour panoramique Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint-Emilion Bordeaux by night ''Pick-me-up'' walk in Cadillac

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 604 AUD

On-board : 705 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 3 - 2021

Included in tour package Pauillac: biking, wine and cheese(1) Royan, tour panoramique Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint-Emilion Bordeaux by night ''Pick-me-up'' walk in Cadillac

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 758 AUD

On-board : 885 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 2 - 2021

Included in tour package Panoramic tour of Royan Pauillac and the Châteaux du Médoc route Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint Emilion Bordeaux by night Château de Roquetaillade

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 634 AUD

On-board : 738 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 1 - 2021

Included in tour package Panoramic tour of Royan Pauillac and the Châteaux du Médoc route Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint Emilion Bordeaux by night Château de Roquetaillade

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 766 AUD

On-board : 894 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 1 - 2022

Included in tour package Panoramic tour of Royan Pauillac and the Châteaux du Médoc route Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint Emilion Bordeaux by night Château de Roquetaillade

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 792 AUD

On-board : 924 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 2 - 2022

Included in tour package Panoramic tour of Royan Pauillac and the Châteaux du Médoc route Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint Emilion Bordeaux by night Château de Roquetaillade

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 650 AUD

On-board : 760 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 3 - 2022

Included in tour package Pauillac: biking, wine and cheese(1) Royan, tour panoramique Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint-Emilion Bordeaux by night ''Pick-me-up'' walk in Cadillac

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 804 AUD

On-board : 940 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE 4 - 2022

Included in tour package Pauillac: biking, wine and cheese(1) Royan, tour panoramique Rochefort and La Rochelle Saint-Emilion Bordeaux by night ''Pick-me-up'' walk in Cadillac

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 642 AUD

On-board : 749 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
The seaside cities of Rochefort and La Rochelle- 2022

We’ll leave by coach for Rochefort. Rochefort was originally chosen by Jean-Baptiste Colbert as a refuge, defense, and supply post for the French navy back in the mid-1660s. Its arsenal remained

DURATION 10:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 218 AUD

On-board : 241 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of the Château de Roquetaillade and Cadillac- 2022

Departure by coach for the Château de Roquetaillade. This magnificent and prestigious medieval castle is listed as a 12th and 14th centuries historic monument. You will see its medieval keeps, t

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 91 AUD

On-board : 101 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Wine and Cheese Tour in Pauillac- 2022

Discover Pauillac’s history, architecture, and legends during a walking tour of the city. We’ll enjoy the immersive, dreamlike sound-and-light show l’Odyssée de la Rose at the

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 131 AUD

On-board : 145 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Pauillac and the Châteaux du Medoc Route- 2022

Departure by coach from Pauillac to discover the Médoc, prestigious wine-growing region. A corner of the world that produces the most prestigious red wines on the planet, tightly wedged between

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 110 AUD

On-board : 123 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Saint Emilion and wine tasting- 2022

Departure by coach from Libourne for the excursion to Saint-Emilion. Guided tour of the underground monuments in Saint-Emilion village. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the medieval t

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 110 AUD

On-board : 123 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
''Pick-me-up'' walk in cadillac- 2022

You'll set out for a guided tour on foot of the hillsides in Cadillac. Departing from the port, we will walk along the Garonne River on the former towpaths and then climb up a slope crossing woods

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 85 AUD

On-board : 95 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Bordeaux by night- 2022

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux "by night", taking in all the main monuments. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultu

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 76 AUD

On-board : 84 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
Guided tour of Bordeaux- 2022

Departure by coach for the guided tour of Bordeaux. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the precious label in the "cultural site" category. Half of the city, from the bou

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 79 AUD

On-board : 88 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux- 2022

Opened in May 2016, this modern building - reminiscent of a lighthouse on the banks of the Garonne - is a unique invitation to voyage to the heart of wine and its traditions throughout the world. The

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 55 AUD

On-board : 61 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
Day trip in the Arcachon Bay (lunch included)- 2022

Departure by coach from Bordeaux for the Bassin d'Arcachon. We will start our tour with a visit of the Oyster Centre and Museum located in Larros Port in Gujan Mestras. A modern, interactive sceno

DURATION 10:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 227 AUD

On-board : 252 AUD

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