DECEMBER 23: BORDEAUX
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner followed by an evening of dancing.
DECEMBER 24: BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC - LE MEDOC
Morning spent cruising to Pauillac. Our ship will sail down the Garonne to the Gironde, passing alongside Cazeau and Patiras islands. In the afternoon, join us for the excursion proposed: Discovering the Médoc, a prestigious wine-growing region. Christmas Eve dinner. You can celebrate midnight mass in Pauillac (book and pay for transfer on board (1).)
DECEMBER 25: PAUILLAC – BLAYE – LIBOURNE or BOURG (2)
Early in the morning, cruise to Blaye. Arriving in Blaye, join us for the excursion proposed: The Route de la Corniche. Narrow and picturesque, it runs alongside the Dordogne River and then opens out onto the Gironde estuary. Short stop in Bourg, a delightful village built on a rocky outcrop surrounded by medieval ramparts and in Blaye to visit the citadel. Imposing and majestic, the citadel overlooks the Gironde estuary and offers a splendid panorama of the river. Afternoon spent cruising to Libourne, our ship will sail on the Dordogne. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
DECEMBER 26: LIBOURNE (2) – SAINT EMILION – BORDEAUX
Join us for the excursion proposed: Saint-Emilion, small village whose the architectural and historical heritage is huge. Afternoon spent sailing to Bordeaux. After dinner, join us for the excursion proposed: Guided tour of Bordeaux by night. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bordeaux has been awarded the prestigious “cultural site” label.
DECEMBER 27: BORDEAUX
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
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