Breathtaking Bordeaux

Jul. 16-24, 2018

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
9
Cost: 
$3,999 [and up]
Activity Level: 
Moderate
Tour Operator: 
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Tour Description 
  • See the rolling hills and idyllic vineyards of world-famous Bordeaux region of France from the unique perspective of the Scenic Diamond river cruise ship
  • Embark from the region’s beautiful capital, which also serves as the world’s capital for winemaking; and the host city for Vinexpo, the world’s premier wine fair
  • Explore the underground catacombs of the Saint-Émilion Monolithic Church, hewn from a single piece of stone and one of France’s most mystical destinations
  • Sample fois gras—one of the Western culinary tradition’s most famed delicacies—straight from a local farm outside of Libourne
  • Enjoy a four-course feast paired with Grand Cru Classé wines and musicians performing classical masterpieces at the opulent Château Giscours
  • Cycle through the rolling vineyards of the Sauternes wine region and visit the area’s many châteaus, including a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines and a tour of the Charlemagne-founded château de Roquetaillade
  • Return to the city of Bordeaux, where you’ll have time to experience a guided tour of the city’s many attractions, including the Royal Gate and the Palais Rohan
  • Space on the Scenic Diamond is limited, so don’t miss your chance to explore the world’s premier wine region from a perspective you can’t find anywhere else

Date, itinerary, and price are subject to change.