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Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

21st August 2022 FOR 7 NIGHTS | S.S. Bon Voyage

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WHY WE RECOMMEND Europe CRUISES

On a European cruise, you could discover the Gallic charm of the Channel Islands, experience Ireland's ancient sights and welcoming towns, or see the misty highlands and rich clan heritage along Scotland's rugged coast. Cross the North Sea to Iceland on your cruise and you'll find one of the world’s most unique and secluded landscapes – a land of volcanoes, thermal springs, geysers and boiling lakes.

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Alternatively, you could tour beautiful cities and rolling countryside on cruises to France, Belgium and Holland, or see Portugal's striking city ports and Spain's milder northern coast. Further afield you could visit the beautiful Canary Islands too, where clear seas wash against bright white beaches – the perfect place to relax in style on a luxury trip ashore.

Europe is one of the world's most popular continents for cruise holidays and is home to an incredible collection of iconic cities, each brimming with a fascinating heritage, vibrant cultures and plenty of intriguing sightseeing opportunities. Every destination on a European cruise itinerary will boast a long and interesting past, with plenty of cultural experiences and ancient landmarks on offer to showcase this rich history.

On a luxury European voyage, travellers will have the opportunity to head ashore and explore on their own, or enjoy one of many exciting shore excursions offered by their cruise line, providing the perfect chance to delve into the sights and sounds of each destination they visit and discover even more in port.

Take a look at the fantastic range of luxury European itineraries available to book now at SixStarCruises™, with the world's finest luxury cruise lines. Once you've found your ideal voyage, call our expert Cruise Concierge team to secure your place on-board and start looking forward to an unforgettable escape across this diverse and captivating continent.

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux as a whole, rather than any particular points within it, is what you'll want to visit in order to understand why Victor Hugo described it as Versailles plus Antwerp, and why the painter Francisco de Goya, when exiled from his native Spain, chose it as his last home (he died here in 1828). The capital of southwest France and the region's largest city, Bordeaux remains synonymous with the wine trade: wine shippers have long maintained their headquarters along the banks of the Garonne, while buyers from around the world arrive for the huge biennial Vinexpo show (held in odd-number years).Bordeaux is, admittedly, a less exuberant city than many others in France, but lively and stylish elements are making a dent in its conservative veneer. The cleaned-up riverfront is said by some, after a bottle or two, to exude an elegance reminiscent of St. Petersburg, and that aura of 18th-century élan also permeates the historic downtown sector—“le vieux Bordeaux"—where fine shops invite exploration. To the south of the city center are old docklands undergoing renewal—one train station has now been transformed into a big multiplex movie theater—but the area is still a bit shady. To get a feel for the historic port of Bordeaux, take the 90-minute boat trip that leaves Quai Louis-XVIII every weekday afternoon, or the regular passenger ferry that plies the Garonne between Quai Richelieu and the Pont d'Aquitaine in summer. A nice time to stroll around the city center is the first Sunday of the month, when it's pedestrian-only and vehicles are banned.

21 Aug 2022

2

Blaye

Blaye is a commune and subprefecture in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. For centuries, Blaye was a particularly convenient crossing point for those who came from the north and went to Bordeaux or further south, to Spain and Portugal.

22 Aug 2022

3

Pauillac

23 Aug 2022

4

Cadillac

Bordeaux, hub of the famed wine-growing region, is a port city on the Garonne River in southwestern France. It’s known for its Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, 18th- to 19th-century mansions and notable art museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. Public gardens line the curving river quays. The grand Place de la Bourse, centered on the Three Graces fountain, overlooks the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool.

24 Aug 2022

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Libourne

Libourne is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. It is the wine-making capital of northern Gironde and lies near Saint-Émilion and Pomerol.

25 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux as a whole, rather than any particular points within it, is what you'll want to visit in order to understand why Victor Hugo described it as Versailles plus Antwerp, and why the painter Francisco de Goya, when exiled from his native Spain, chose it as his last home (he died here in 1828). The capital of southwest France and the region's largest city, Bordeaux remains synonymous with the wine trade: wine shippers have long maintained their headquarters along the banks of the Garonne, while buyers from around the world arrive for the huge biennial Vinexpo show (held in odd-number years).Bordeaux is, admittedly, a less exuberant city than many others in France, but lively and stylish elements are making a dent in its conservative veneer. The cleaned-up riverfront is said by some, after a bottle or two, to exude an elegance reminiscent of St. Petersburg, and that aura of 18th-century élan also permeates the historic downtown sector—“le vieux Bordeaux"—where fine shops invite exploration. To the south of the city center are old docklands undergoing renewal—one train station has now been transformed into a big multiplex movie theater—but the area is still a bit shady. To get a feel for the historic port of Bordeaux, take the 90-minute boat trip that leaves Quai Louis-XVIII every weekday afternoon, or the regular passenger ferry that plies the Garonne between Quai Richelieu and the Pont d'Aquitaine in summer. A nice time to stroll around the city center is the first Sunday of the month, when it's pedestrian-only and vehicles are banned.

27 Aug 2022 - 28 Aug 2022

(This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf).

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Alternative sailing dates

Flexible with departure dates? Alternative sailing dates for this itinerary are available in the list below

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29th Oct 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329479

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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22nd Oct 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329353

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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15th Oct 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329289

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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8th Oct 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329085

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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1st Oct 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329547

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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24th Sep 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329098

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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17th Sep 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329199

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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3rd Sep 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329462

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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27th Aug 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329579

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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20th Aug 2023

- 7 Nights

S.S. Bon Voyage

Brilliant Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Bordeaux

ID: 329610

Bordeaux, Blaye, Bourg-sur-Gironde, Cussac Fort Médoc, Pauillac La Fayette, Cadillac, Libourne

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