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A Christmas Cruise Through The Winelands Of France

Europe
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAXKBON

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Eurostar

​Sample some of France's finest wines as you sail the Garonne and Gironde Rivers on this relaxing Christmas cruise. Along the way, admire picturesque scenery and step ashore in charming towns.

​Sample some of France's finest wines as you sail the Garonne and Gironde Rivers on this relaxing Christmas cruise. Along the way, admire picturesque scenery and step ashore in charming towns.

PRICE FROM ? £1349 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Standard-class return rail travel by Eurostar/European train provider
  • 4 nights all inclusive on board 4-star premium ship MS Cyrano de Bergerac
  • 11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners including gala dinner on Christmas Day and all drinks (excluding Champagne and selected wines) 
  • All excursions included 

PLUS... 

  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Onboard evening entertainment 
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception
  • Porterage
  • ​Visit the Médoc, a region renowned for its fine red wines
  • Journey through Blaye & the Corniche road 
  • Discover the architectural gems of charming St Émilion and taste the local wine
  • Experience UNESCO-listed Bordeaux by night​

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Bordeaux
  • ​Today you'll depart from London St Pancras International for the journey by Eurostar to Paris. On arrival, we'll transfer you to the railway station where you'll board a high-speed train to Bordeaux, one of the world's most famous wine regions. You'll embark your ship here early this evening and meet the captain and crew at a welcome cocktail reception.​
  • DAY 2 Christmas Eve Pauillac
  • ​Today the ship will cruise the Garonne and Gironde Rivers to the city of Pauillac. This afternoon, you can step ashore to visit Médoc, a region which is famed for its elegant red wines. A wine-tasting is included here and you'll see famous names such as Châteaux Laffitte-Rothschild, Latour and Mouton Rothschild. Back on the ship, a special Christmas Eve dinner will be served this evening. ​
  • DAY 3 Christmas Day Blaye & Libourne
  • It's Christmas Day, and the morning will be spent cruising the Gironde to its estuary en route to Blaye. This region is noted for its Côtes de Blaye red wines and its impressive citadel. Join our tour along the Corniche road, a picturesque route which runs alongside the Dordogne and offers wonderfully scenic views. Back on board, spend a relaxing afternoon as the ship sails to Libourne. This evening, celebrate Christmas in style at a festive gala dinner hosted by the captain. ​
  • DAY 4 Boxing Day Libourne
  • ​From Libourne you can visit the beautiful medieval village of St Émilion, which is renowned for its production of full-bodied red wines. The ship then heads back to UNESCO-listed Bordeaux, where you will discover the city's many highlights on our evening shore excursion​.
  • DAY 5 Bordeaux/UK
  • ​Today you'll disembark the ship in Bordeaux and we will transfer you back to London.​
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Accommodation

    • MS Princesse d'Aqutaine
    • The 4-star standard ship MS Princesse d'' Aquitaine features a bar/lounge, restaurant, sun deck and gift shop. Cabins have en suite facilities, twin beds, TV, radio, hairdryer and safe.
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Optional Excursions

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Further Information

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