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Brilliant Bordeaux

UNIWORLD Boutique River Cruises S.S. Bon Voyage
Date 27th Mar 22
Nights 7 Nights
1
Bordeaux, France
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Bordeaux and be transferred to the port ready to embark on board S.S Bon Voyage for your seven night cruise.
2
Blaye, France > Bourg, France
Cruise to Blaye or Bourg, where you can join an optional excursion to St Emilion, including a superb wine tasting experience. St Emilion is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts world-famous wineries, beautiful architecture, and fascinating monuments. Its history dates back almost 2,000 years when vineyards were planted by Romans and is thought to take its name from a Breton Monk called Emilion, who settled here in a 'grotte de l'Ermitage' from 750 to 767; which subsequently became a pilgrim destination. On your return to the ship, enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.
3
Cussac Fort Médoc, France > Pauillac la Fayette, France
The legendary Médoc region awaits with its prestigious wine châteaux in a variety of architectural styles, as well as miles of grapevines stretching as far as the eye can see. Step ashore today in Cussac Fort Médoc, a commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine area of south-western France, and join the featured excursion to taste fresh Medoc oysters. You can then choose a panoramic drive through the legendary landscape from Pauillac to the tip of the Médoc peninsula, past the region’s storied vineyards, including Château Latour, Mouton Rothschild, and Pichon Longueville Baron; and through the villages of Margaux, Saint-Julien, and Saint-Estèphe. You’ll then turn off the road and enter one of these estates for a private tour and a tasting of premier Grand Cru wines. Alternatively, combine fresh air, gorgeous scenery, and fine wine with a 'Let's Go' bicycle ride. Meet your guide in Pauillac and cycle out of town, pedalling through the lush landscapes of historic Medoc producing estates.
4
Cadillac, France
Cadillac is a town in south-western France. It sits directly across the Garonne River from Sauternes, and is known for its sweet dessert wines. Journey back in time at Chateau de Cadillac, built during the reign of King Henry IV of France, this French-style château boast sumptuous decoration and rich history. Stop by one of the many wineries scattered throughout Cadillac for a true taste of the region; or take a causal stroll along the Garonne for picturesque views of the green landscape.
5
Libourne, France
Libourne is a town located in Gironde in south-western France. Place Abel-Surchamp is the central square where the town hall and various merchant houses were constructed in the 16th century and onwards. The square is surrounded by traditional arcades; on market days expect a lively atmosphere. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts for interesting collections of both classical and modern art. Stroll along Rue Gambetta, an attractive shopping street that leads to a large open square.
6
Libourne, France > Bordeaux, France
Libourne is a town located in Gironde region in south-western France, approximately 39km from Bordeaux. Today you'll experience a Libourne 'Village Day' with a visit to a vibrant farmer's market. Libourne’s market is the heart and soul of the town; everyone goes there to choose the freshest vegetables, the ripest cheeses, the most luscious fruits, the loveliest flowers, and to chat with the producers and growers. Check out the stalls brimming with produce in the market square; then step into the covered market and savour the enticing aromas of bread, cheese, fish, and meat. After exploring the market, you and a small group of other travellers will be invited to push open the doors of ateliers, homes, and shops to meet the artisans who make some of the goods displayed so enticingly in the market.
7
Bordeaux, France
The port city of Bordeaux sits on the Garonne Rive in south-western France, at the heart one of the country's wine-growing regions. Take a stroll around the UNESCO listed Old Town and climb the 229 steps of Pey-Berland Tower at Gothic Cathedrale Saint-Andre. Stop by Place de la Bourse – home to the Miroir d'Eau reflecting pool and the Three Graces fountain. Escape to the tranquil surroundings of Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux or admire the artworks at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. Discover all things wine-related at La Cite du Vin cultural centre, before following one of the six wine routes through Bordeaux Wine Country.
8
Bordeaux, France
Disembark in Bordeaux and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Return flights from the UK
  • No fly option available from Eurostar from St Pancras at no additional cost
  • Overseas transfers 
  • 10% saving included - Book by 30th June 2021
  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the breathtaking S.S. Bon Voyage
  • 6 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
  • Gratuities for onboard personnel
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment

Why Book
Why Book
  • Stop by one of the many wineries scattered throughout Cadillac for a true taste of the region; or take a causal stroll along the Garonne for picturesque views of the green landscape
  • Stroll along Rue Gambetta, an attractive shopping street that leads to a large open square in Libourne
  • Escape to the tranquil surroundings of Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux or admire the artworks at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux

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Background
S.S. Bon Voyage
Overview
S.S. Bon Voyage— designed to immerse guests in French culture, art and wine, from its stunning lobby clad in polished wood, subtle brass details and hand-crafted balustrade, to the stylish emerald tones found in bar Le Salon Champagne, inspired by Yves Saint Laurent’s personal abode, Villa Majorelle. The dining venues also capture the essence of France. The quintessential La Brasserie, with its natural green and pops of yellow décor inspired by the famous Bouillon Pigalle, serves traditional bistro fare. Le Grand Fromage offers menus reflective of the local cuisine, prepared from locally-sourced ingredients. La Cave des Vins is an intimate space where connoisseurs can gather for expert food and wine pairing dinners upon request. The stunning Soleil Deck, awash in vibrant fabrics, features the only infinity pool on the rivers and spectacular views of the French countryside. Poolside service at Le Café du Soleil offers casual French cuisine as well as open-air cooking demonstrations from our chefs. In addition to the public spaces, the S.S. Bon Voyage features four new spacious suites, and every stateroom has received an exquisite redesign with cool marble bathrooms and unique features.
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Food & Drink

It’s been said that to fully understand another culture, you must understand its cuisine. That’s a philosophy Uniworld fully embraces onboard every ship in our worldwide fleet. They take great pride in giving their guests a delicious taste of the world’s most desirable travel destinations, and have recently been recognised as the “Best Culinary Cruise Line” by the readers of SAVEUR magazine.

Entertainment

Sip a glass of wine while you cruise past beautiful landscapes and world-famous landmarks on your way to your next destination...

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Health & Fitness

River Royale features a Fitness Centre and the Serenity River Spa.

Kids & Teens

Generations Collection Cruises available.

Every Uniworld Generations cruise includes special programs, events and excursions designed specifically for your world travellers in training.

Uniworld specializes in personalised travel, and that goes for our younger guests as well. Since no two kids are alike, we offer a full range of enticing onshore excursions and onboard activities—some geared for children and others tailored for tweens and teens.

Terms & Conditions
Advertised offer based on 2 sharing the lowest category cabin/stateroom unless otherwise stated. Single supplements apply. Offer is subject to availability and can change without notice and may fluctuate in price. Hays Cruise Extras can change without notice and Hays Travel reserves the right to withdraw any offer at any time. This includes any current cruise line campaign/promotion(s) and may be withdrawn whilst the offer is still being promoted. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. Pricing is based on the cheapest UK airport or port departure and travelling dates. Promotional discounts and savings offered by the operator can change without notice. Hays Travel reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit any material submitted for this website. Certain destinations where an ESTA or Visa is required, it is the sole responsibility of the individual(s) travelling and Hays Travel cannot accept any liability for declined entries. Further terms and conditions may apply. Please contact Hays Travel for up to date pricing and further information.
Brilliant Bordeaux
S.S. Bon Voyage
27th Mar 22
7 Nights
£2,249
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