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Christmas in the Bordeaux Region

Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS Cyrano de Bergerac
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Embark on a magical cruise through the Gironde. You will be able to celebrate Christmas all along this journey where you will discover the most precious secrets of the region. After a refined Christmas Eve dinner, you have the option to go to mass in Bordeaux. Your stay will also be the opportunity to discover the Grands Crus Wine Route of the Medoc as well as Blaye and its Route de la Corniche.
Detailed ornament at a Christmas MarketIncredible Vineyards of BordeauxEnjoy a cozy Christmas market with loved onesThe charming Bordeaux at nightSaint Emilion views
Highlights
  • Indulge in a refined Christmas Eve dinner aboard the ship
  • Discover The Medoc and the Grands Crus Wine Route
  • Celebrate Christmas in the Grands Crus land of Bordeaux
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  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Bordeaux | Embark | Pauillac

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you'll be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Set sail towards Pauillac.

Day 2: Pauillac | The M├ędoc | Blaye | Bordeaux

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion through the Médoc, a prestigious wine-growing region (this excursion must be booked in advance). Return to the ship and cruise towards Blaye. Join an excursion to discover Blaye and the Route de la Corniche Fleurie. Tonight is your Christmas Eve dinner and evening. Enjoy midnight mass in Bordeaux.

Day 3: Bordeaux | Libourne

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning will be spent cruising towards Libourne. Enjoy an afternoon of onboard entertainment. Tonight is your gala dinner and evening.

Day 4: Libourne | Saint-Emilion | Bordeaux

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join on an excursion to Saint-Emilion and a visit to a local winegrower's. The afternoon will be spent crusing. After dinner, join a guided tour of Bordeaux by night.

Day 5: Bordeaux | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

Ship/Hotel

MS Cyrano de Bergerac

The luxurious MS Cyrano de Bergerac
Relax in the lounge of MS Cyrano de Bergerac
The lounge of MS Cyrano de Bergerac

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$1,737
Upper and Middle Deck Cabins.
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Main Deck
25 cabins with porthole (18 cabins with twin beds, 7 cabins with a double bed) equipped with private en-suite facilities (shower and WC), satellite TV, hairdryer, safe.
Main Deck Cabins.
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Middle Deck
25 cabins with porthole (18 cabins with twin beds, 7 cabins with a double bed) equipped with private en-suite facilities (shower and WC), satellite TV, hairdryer, safe.
Upper and Middle Deck Cabins.
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Upper Deck
21 cabins (16 cabins with twin beds, 4 cabins with a double bed (can be separated into 2 singles), 1 disabled cabin with a double bed, equipped with private en-suite facilities (shower and WC), satellite TV, hairdryer, safe.

Notes

This offer includes
-All meals from dinner on the first evening to breakfast on the final day
-Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
-Double-occupancy cabin with shower and bathroom
-Assistance from the onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
-Onboard entertainment
-Welcome cocktail
-Gala dinner
-Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
-Excursions mentioned in the program
-All port fees
-Christmas present
-Christmas Eve dinner including wine

This offer does not include
-Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Transfer by coach(2)
-Transfers to/from departure/arrival points
-Personal expenses.

Requirements
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Mentions
For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Midnight Mass will be held in French and may take place at another location depending on availability.

(2) Transfer to the church only proposed in case the boat is not moored near the place of worship and is available for an extra fee (€18 per person to be booked and paid for on board).

(3) Depending on the tide, the stopover in Libourne may be replaced by Bourg, and Pauillac by Cussac-Fort-Médoc.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
Meyer Smolen
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