Brilliant Bordeaux

Set sail along three stunning rivers, the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, on one fascinatingly historical and invigorating journey. Explore the country’s breathtaking backdrops, wines and cultural treasures across the region in Bordeaux, Fort Médoc, Cadillac, Blaye, Libourne and more. Wander through archaeological marvels, historic landmarks and magnificent vineyards where you’ll be treated to a sampling of quintessentially French experiences.

AAA Vacations Amenity

$150 pp shipboard credit**

AAA Member Benefit:

$250 – $500 per couple savings**

Inclusions

  • 14 included excursions
  • 3 visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • 19 meals, including one welcome dinner and one farewell dinner
  • Unlimited beverages aboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Embark on a scenic drive from Blaye to Bourg along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie
  • Blaye Fortress and Lansac Windmill
  • Multiple wine tastings, village tours, a farmers’ market visit and Bordeaux heritage walking tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Bordeaux Embark

Arrive at Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport.

Day 2: Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde

Bourg sur Gironde walking tour followed by your choice of a scenic drive along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie with Blaye Fortress or “Let’s Go” yoga in Blaye Fortress.

Day 3: Cussac, Fort Médoc, Pauillac la Fayette

You can choose between three different activities: Médoc Châteaux route with private wine tasting, or Bunker archaeology tour, or “Let’s Go” bike in the Médoc vineyards.

Day 4: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Libourne

Today, you can choose between a tour of Sauternes Vineyard with private artisanal wine tasting at Château de Cazeneuve or the colorful life of Toulouse Lautrec at Château de Malromé.

Day 5: Libourne

Enjoy a full day in Libourne with a Saint-Émilion walking tour and wine tasting, explore the majestic landscape of villages and vineyards along the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers.

Day 6: Libourne, Bordeaux

Discover extraordinary produce at local farmer’s market in the village followed by a Bordeaux Night stroll.

Day 7: Bordeaux

Today, you’ll have the entire day to explore the Bordeaux port of Quai des Chatrons with a Cite du Vin Museum visit and your choice between “Do as the Locals Do”: Bordeaux walking tour or “Let’s Go” bike tour of Bordeaux backstreets.

Day 8: Bordeaux Disembark

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*All fares are per guest in US Dollars based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed. Single Supplement applies for single accommodation. Itineraries, hotels, and vessels may change, and substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations and other uncontrollable factors. The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments. Prices exclude additional port charges of $190 per person.
**AAA Member Benefit: The AAA Member Benefit will provide $125 per person savings for cruise/tours up to 13 days in length, or $250 per person savings for cruise/tours that are 14 days or longer. AAA Vacations Amenities: Combinable with Standard AAA Member Benefit, all public offers and RHC. AAA Vacations® amenities are applicable to select 2020 itineraries and departure dates only, subject to availability. If the AAA Vacations® amenities are forfeited, no cash reimbursement will be given. Other restrictions may apply. Uniworld reserves the right to withdraw or change the offers at any time. For complete details, general information, and terms and conditions applicable to all Uniworld trips, please contact your AAA motor club and/or AAA travel agency