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Five-Star Bordeaux & Dordogne Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

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Free standard class return tickets to London from your local station, on selected 2019 European holidays by rail when you book between 15th February 2019 and the 10th May 2019.

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(Tour code: BBR19)

Cruise through one of Europe’s most famous wine regions

Enjoy this relaxing cruise through one of Europe's most famous wine regions. From the handsome city of Bordeaux, we navigate the Garonne and Dordogne, two of France's most scenic rivers, enjoying the unique landscapes lining their banks.

  • Bordeaux
  • Pauillac and the Médoc
  • Blaye
  • Libourne
  • St Emilion
  • Cadillac
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Lunches
    Evening Meals
  • 6-night cruise aboard the MS Cyrano de Bergerac

Five-Star Bordeaux & Dordogne Cruise (Rail & Cruise) 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Eurostar

London to Bordeaux

From our St Pancras Departure Office, we board the Eurostar to Paris, continuing to Bordeaux by high-speed rail, where we board our ship.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Pauillac

Pauillac and the Médoc

This morning is spent cruising the scenic Gironde towards Paullac. Later we disembark and follow the trail of the Grands Crus wines of Médoc, a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Blaye


We spend a leisurely morning cruising further into the Gironde Estuary. In the afternoon we arrive in Blaye, where we visit the village of Bourg and Blaye's citadel.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 St Emilion
St Emilion

To Libourne and St Emilion

Early this morning we leave Blaye and continue our cruise, navigating the Gironde and joining the peaceful Dordogne River as we make our way to the attractive wine town of Libourne. Disembarking, we visit medieval St Emilion for a guided tour and a visit to a family run vineyard.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Cadillac Castle
Cadillac Castle


Today we arrive in the marvellous walled town of Cadillac, with its rich history dating back to the 13th century. This afternoon, we take a guided tour of the Roquetaillade Chateau, a magnificent 12th-century listed monument.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Bordeaux


Following a leisurely morning on board, this afternoon we arrive back in Bordeaux, a beautiful city brimming with 18th century grandeur. We take a guided city tour for a deeper insight into Bordeaux and its history.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Eurostar

Return to London

After a final breakfast on board, this morning we disembark and transfer to Bordeaux station. Here we take the high-speed train to Paris, where we connect with the Eurostar service back to London St Pancras International.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • 6-night cruise aboard the MS Cyrano de Bergerac
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners & an all inclusive selection of drinks
  • The Médoc wine region, Bourg and a tour of St Emilion
  • St-Emilion wine tasting and a visit to Roquetaillade Chateau
  • Guided city tour of Bordeaux

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Julie Pacalon
Helen Laverack
Five-Star Bordeaux & Dordogne Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

Cruise through one of Europe’s most famous wine regions


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