8 Day Brilliant Bordeaux

Uniworld River Cruise starting in Bordeaux and finishing in Bordeaux

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Uniworld's 8 Day Brilliant Bordeaux. Uncover the proud legacy and heritage of Southwest France. Set sail along three stunning rivers, the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, on one fascinatingly historical and invigorating journey. Explore the country's breathtaking backdrops, wines...read more
Overview
Operator: Uniworld
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Cruise Ship: River Royale
Duration: 8 Days
From: Bordeaux to Bordeaux
Tour Code: UNIBB
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: France
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Day By Day
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Bordeaux (Embark)
Arrive at Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.
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Bordeaux, Pauillac
Journey from Bordeaux, the “Pearl of the Aquitaine,” a famed wine-growing region, to the historical village of Cussac-Fort-Médoc, before arriving in coastal Pauillac later in the afternoon. Pauillac, once a crucial enemy stronghold during World War II, is still home to remnants of its war-torn past. Embark on an afternoon Bunker Archaeology tour, where you’ll begin to understand WWII from the enemy’s point of view. Led by a local guide, tour the remains of defensive army camps, wander inside bunkers and get up close and personal with the Atlantic Wall, an extensive coastal defense system and series of fortifications built by Nazi Germany that lies along the coast of numerous European countries.
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Cadillac
Satisfy your sweet tooth in elegant Cadillac, a town known for its production of sweet dessert wines and perfectly situated in the center of an acclaimed international wine region. The town, which still holds on to its medieval structure, is home to a plethora of impressive wine estates, beautiful chateaus and trails perfect for enjoying the French countryside. We’ll treat you to an exclusive artisanal wine-pairing lunch at Château Royal de Cazeneuve prior to an appropriate photo stop at Château d’Yquem.
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Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde, Libourne
Spend your morning on a scenic drive along the Route de La Corniche Fleurie. Marvel at the spectacular homes etched into cliffs, sprawling gardens, Blaye Fortress and Lansac’s windmills along your way. Or, choose to experience it by bike, where you’ll cycle towards quiet roads, riverside paths and charming villages.
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Libourne
A full day in Libourne means you’ll have plenty of time to explore the majestic landscape of villages and vineyards. Nestled along the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers, the quaint town is as pretty as a postcard. On the outskirts of Libourne, you’ll find neighboring Saint-Émilion. Discover the wine-making town by foot on a tour of its most picturesque sights, such as the magnificent Monolithic Church, all capped by a wine tasting at a beautiful château.
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Libourne, Bordeaux Cité du Vin
Before making the journey back to Bordeaux, you’ll have plenty of time to continue exploring Libourne’s Gothic architecture, splendid chateaus and charming streets. Stroll around the main square which is flanked by medieval buildings, restaurants and cafés, shops and town hall. Get a feel for the local life with a pit stop at the town’s farmers' market. Arrive back in Bordeaux that night, just in time for an exclusive tour of the city as seen under the glow of the night sky.
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Bordeaux (Quai des Chatrons)
There’s so much to discover with a full day in Bordeaux’s port of Quai des Chatrons. The architecture is impressive, the wine is exquisite and the shopping is to die for. Explore La Cité du Vin, a one-of-a-kind cultural center and museum that brings the heritage of wine to life through interactive exhibits, shows, academic seminars and more. Do as the locals do and uncover Bordeaux’s unique heritage on a walking tour or choose to traverse the city by bike. Celebrate the end to a spectacular trip with a farewell dinner onboard.
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Bordeaux (Disembark)
Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you have purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport for your flight home.Or transfer by TGC to Paris for A Portrait of Majestic France itinerary.
Uniworld Inclusions
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Included Meals
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
River Cruise Inclusions
  • 6 days of excursions, including 'Choice Is Yours' options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided 'Do as the Locals Do,' 'Village Day,' 'Go Active' and 'Gentle Walking' programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audioheadset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the breathtaking River Royale
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Sightseeing Highlights
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "Aquitaine: Three Rivers, One Ocean and a Unique Land"
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore
  • Exclusive Connoisseur Collection on select summer departures
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Uniworld
Uniworld Reviews: (71)
River Cruises on Sale: 58
Gratuities: All Gratuities Included
Airport Transfers: Included
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Shore Excursions: Included
Drinks: Local Wine, Beer & Spirits Included
Destinations: Asia & Europe
Deck Plans
Cat 5 (Classic)
Cat 4 (Classic)
Cat 3 (Deluxe)
Cat 2 (Deluxe)
Cat 1 (French Balcony)
Suite
River Royale
River Royale La Durance Deck
River Royale Bordeaux Deck
River Royale La Gironde Deck
Cabin Types
Classic Stateroom
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Classic Staterooms

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sqm)
  • Half-Height Window(s)
  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes, and slippers
Deluxe Stateroom
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Deluxe Staterooms

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sqm)
  • Picture Window
  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes, and slippers
French Balcony Stateroom
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French Balcony Staterooms

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sqm) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes, and slippers
Suite
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Suites

  • Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sqm) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed
  • Built-in closet, hair dryer, safe
  • Individual thermostat
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite
  • Bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cozy bathrobes, and slippers
  • Additional special amenities and services include: in-suite butler service; packing and unpacking assistance; in-room breakfast; daily fruit and cookie plate, and an elegant evening snack; iPod dock; Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas; fully stocked mini bar; bottle of wine upon arrival; shoe shine; free laundry service
Prices & Dates
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Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
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Classic  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Deluxe $ 800
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Suite $ 4,400
Grand Suite $ 7,000

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