Day 1 BordeauxBoarding at 6:00 p.m. in Bordeaux. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the crew. Dinner followed by an optional guided tour of Bordeaux by night (reservation in advance is essential; please contact your travel agency). Overnight.
Day 2: Bordeaux - PauillacFull board on board. Early in the morning, cruise to Pauillac. We will head down the Garonne River and then join the Gironde River, passing Cazeau Island and Patiras Island before arriving in Pauillac. In the afternoon, optional excursion to visit the Medoc (reservation in advance is essential; please contact your travel agency) - a renowned region where the most famous of all red wines in the world are cultivated. Evening of entertainment provided by our crew. Overnight.
Day 3: Pauillac - Gironde Estuary - BlayeFull board on board. Early in the morning, cruise to Blaye. Arriving in Blaye, this superb acropolis was the perfect look-out post to watch for invaders. The famous French military engineer Vauban built a citadel here, which is Blaye's undisputed major attraction today. Optional excursion along the Corniche, or cliff route. Return on board. Evening of dancing. Overnight.
Day 4: Blaye - Bourg or Libourne - Saint-EmilionFull board on board. Start cruising towards Libourne. Optional excursion to Saint-Emilion. Return on board to Libourne. Gala dinner and evening. Overnight.
Day 5: Bourg or Libourne - BordeauxBuffet breakfast on board. Cruising towards Bordeaux and arriving later in the morning. Disembark at 11.00 a.m. End of our services.