Bordeaux Affair

8 Day River Cruise from Bordeaux to Bordeaux with Scenic

Begin and end your 8 day (7 night) cruise in Bordeaux onboard the Scenic Diamond and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Bordeaux
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Bordeaux
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
4
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin From $5,248 pp
Balcony Cabin From $6,504 pp
Suite From $7,571 pp
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Bordeaux
Welcome to Bordeaux, your friendly crew will welcome you aboard the luxurious Scenic Diamond for your seven night cruise. (D)
2 Bordeaux - Saint-Émilion
Enjoy a pleasant morning cruise on the Dordogne River to Libourne. While cruising, perhaps try your hand at a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire. Spend the afternoon in the nearby town of Saint-Émilion, an absolute visual feast and the jewel of this ancient wine growing region. You’ll also get to explore the underground catacombs of the Monolithic Church – a true trip highlight. (B/L/D)
3 Libourne
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Libourne and view its quaint 16th century town-houses and Gothic church. Alternatively, explore the estate of Château de La Rivière for a wine tasting, or view the eclectic city of Bergerac and enjoy a foie gras tasting at a charming local farm. Cruise the tranquil waters of the Dordogne River before you glide across the wide expanse of the mighty Gironde Estuary bound for Blaye. Perhaps join your on board culinary team for a cooking lesson in Scenic Culinaire this afternoon. (B/L/D)
4 Blaye
Discover the remarkable Blaye region today. Freechoice: Stroll through the Citadel of Blaye or take an active walk through the town. Alternatively, join a 30 kilometre roundtrip cycle along the Captain’s Road. This afternoon you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a masterclass in Scenic Culinaire or relax as we cruise to Pauillac. Enrich: Set in spectacular surrounds in the Médoc countryside, Château d’Agassac is truly enchanting. Dating back to the 13th century, the Château is one of the oldest winemaking establishments in the region and is the venue for your unforgettable classical concert this evening. Soak in the ambience while live musicians perform classical masterpieces for your exclusive enjoyment. (B/L/D)
5 Médoc
Freechoice: This morning, immerse yourself in the scenic Médoc wine region and discover why it is regarded as the world’s leading red wine producer, then sample the region’s finest at one of its spectacular estates. Or, cycle throughout this beautiful region stopping along the way for a wine tasting. Freechoice: This afternoon, discover the Carriages Museum in the enchanting Bourg Castle, including a walk through the 16th century passageway to the guards rooms and see the immense WWII oil tanks. Alternatively visit a local estate, and learn its fascinating history while sampling some of the extraordinary wines produced on site. (B/L/D)
6 Cadillac
Freechoice: Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines. Or cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to taste the exquisite Grand Cru Class wines of Château Myrat. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Cadillac including a visit to Château de Cadillac, a truly beautiful château that dates back to the 15th century. (B/L/D)
7 Bordeaux
Today, discover the World Heritage-listed city of Bordeaux with its idyllic boulevards and architecture. Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at a local food market before cooking up a storm during your exclusive cooking lesson in Scenic Culinaire. Or enjoy a guided tour of Bordeaux. For the more energetic, cycle the historic regions of Bordeaux, passing the Royal Gate, the Palais Rohan and through public gardens back to the luxury of your 5-star floating hotel. Back on board, your Cruise Director will organise a special treat for you, with a tasting of fresh oysters delivered straight from the waters of Arcachon Bay. Then, spend the afternoon at leisure in Bordeaux before a special dinner on board showcasing regional delicacies. (B/L/D)
8 Bordeaux
Disembark and transfer after breakfast to Bordeaux airport with memories of a truly unforgettable journey. (B)

Scenic Diamond

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe, France, Bordeaux
Passengers
Passengers
149
Crew
Crew
57
Year Launched
Launched
2008
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
2017
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive
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Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Read more
The Nth Degree
The Nth Degree
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Scenic Wellness
Scenic Wellness
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Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
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Cruise Starts Cruise Ends River View
Monday 20 Apr 2020 Monday 27 Apr 2020 Sold Out
Wednesday 03 Jun 2020 Wednesday 10 Jun 2020 Sold Out
Saturday 29 Aug 2020 Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Sold Out
Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Saturday 12 Sep 2020 River View 5,248
Save $147
Monday 20 Apr 2020 Monday 27 Apr 2020 Sold Out
Wednesday 03 Jun 2020 Wednesday 10 Jun 2020 Sold Out
Saturday 29 Aug 2020 Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Sold Out
Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Saturday 12 Sep 2020 River View 9,996
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Cruise Prices
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