Brilliant Bordeaux

Brilliant BordeauxBordeaux

From RM10,506 / per person for 7 nights
An 8 day Boutique River Cruise onboard S.S. Bon Voyage travel on Dordogne River, Garonne River, Gironde Estuary
Summary

There is no region in the world that is richer in cuisine,  more abundant in wine and more stunning in scenery than Bordeaux.  If you want to experience the joie de vivre of France, this is the cruise for you.  A seamless blend of 18th century and modern architecture, this town was made for strolling.  For those who love wine, enjoy some of the best in the world at the critically acclaimed Grand Cru wineries.  You'll feast on traditional French cuisine, from foie gras to oysters.  


Itinerary Details:

  • Sailing Date: 3 April 2022
  • Price Per Person: USD2449 (Normal Price USD2999)

Inclusive:

  • 7 nights cruising based on Classic stateroom
  • 19 meals (including 1 Welcome Dinner and 1 Farewell Dinner)
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks & mineral water
  • 6 days of excursions including "Choice is Yours" options, Guided "Let's Go", "Do as the Locals Do" & "Village Day" programs
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days. Terms apply
  • Gratuities for onboard local personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager) are included during the cruise only
  • Port Charge USD200 per person

Remarks:

  • Above prices are for reference - refer to www.Uniworld/com/Asia for latest cruise fares.
  • Booking Period: Now - 30 November 2020.
  • Package price is converted into MYR based on rate of exchange 4.29 US Dollars to Ringgit Malaysia. ROE is subject to change at time of booking. Payment must be made in Ringgit Malaysia based on prevailing exchange rate as set by Holiday Tours.
  • Itineraries, hotels & vessels may change & substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations & other uncontrollable factors. The final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.
  • Refer to Uniworld brochure terms and conditions for full conditions of Complimentary Beverage Program.
  • Payment Term: Non-refundable deposit USD1000 per person and requires full payment 4 months before sailing.
  • Above offer is not combinable with any other savings except Uniworld & TTC Past Guest sailings 
  • Single supplement 80% for all staterooms. Single supplement 100% for all Suites.
  • Offer is valid for new bookings only and subject to stateroom availability & confirmation.
  • Uniworld reserves the rights to withdraw or change offers at any time.
  • Payment must be made in Ringgit Malaysia based on prevailing exchange rate upon booking. 
  • Uniworld brochure booking conditions apply.
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Itinerary

Airport Transfer

All transfers on arrival & departure days.  Terms apply.

Accommodation

7 nights in a Classic stateroom on S.S.Bon Voyage

Sightseeing

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: Bordeaux (Embark)  [Dinner]

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.


Day 2: Blaye, Bourg sur Gironde [Breakfast, Lunch, Welcome Dinner]

The Route de la Corniche Fleurie…could this be the most beautiful road you’ve ever traveled? Find out today on the drive to Blaye Fortress, passing through one impossibly picturesque hamlet after another. Once you arrive, you’ll find your center with a unique and expertly led yoga session in the heart of this historic fortress, a UNESCO-designated citadel that once protected Bordeaux from attacks by sea.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Bourg sur Gironde walking tour. Choice of Panoramas of Route de la Corniche Fleurie with Blaye Fortress or “Let’s Go” yoga in the historic heart of Blaye Fortress.

In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.


Day 3: Cussac Fort Medoc, Pauillac La Fayette [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

The legendary Médoc region abounds with prestigious wine châteaux in a dizzying array of architectural styles, as well as miles of grapevines stretching to infinity. Take a scenic drive through the storied Médoc wine route, followed by a wine tasting at a beautiful wine estate. Enjoy the waters of the Garonne River and the Gironde Estuary before heading to the pretty town of Pauillac, gateway to the storied Médoc wine route, the Atlantic coast and remnants of the Atlantic Wall erected during WWII.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Fresh Médoc oysters tasting. Choice of Médoc Châteaux route with private wine tasting or Bunker archaeology tour or “Let’s Go” bike in the Médoc vineyards


Day 4: Cadillac, Libourne [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

The French phrase “la douceur de vivre” is an accurate description for your time in Cadillac, known for its deliciously flavored dessert wines. Visit Château Royal de Cazeneuve, site of Henry IV’s and Queen Margot’s tempestuous love. Meet the owner around a glass of Sauternes in the reception hall.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of The colorful life of Toulouse Lautrec at Château de Malromé or Sauternes vineyard visit with private wine tasting at Château de Cazeneuve


Day 5: Libourne [Breakfast, Dinner]

The medieval town of Saint-Émilion is an ideal place to linger. Wander its cobblestone lanes lined with wine shops and bakeries, and stop to admire the amazing rock-hewn church that extends beneath the city’s streets. Another treasure awaiting you underground? A wine tasting in the cellars of a Grand Cru estate. With Libourne as your base, travel to nearby breathtaking Saint-Émilion and immerse yourself more deeply in the region’s history and wine culture.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Saint-Émilion walking tour with wine tasting


Day 6: Libourne, Bordeaux [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

France’s rich agricultural tradition is the heart and soul of the region’s exquisite cuisine—and what better way to get a taste for the freshest vegetables, cheeses, breads and fruits than with a visit to Libourne’s lively farmers’ market?

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Libourne “Village Day” with farmer's market


Day 7: Bordeaux [Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner]

Discover Bordeaux’s many charms today, either on foot with a local expert or on two wheels—the locals’ preferred way to navigate the city’s charming backstreets. You have a wonderful selection of active opportunities to see this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Cité du Vin museum visit. Choice of “Do as the Locals Do” Bordeaux walking tour or ”Let’s Go” bike Bordeaux backstreets

In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.


Day 8: Bordeaux (Disembark) [Breakfast]

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 TGV to Paris for the Ultimate France or A Portrait of Majestic France itineraries.

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

Deluxe Stateroom (Size 151 sq ft)

MYR13,509 per person (Normal Price MYR16,727 per person)

French Balcony (Size 140 sq ft)

MYR16,941 per person (Normal Price MYR20,159 per person)

Suite (Size 210 sq ft)

MYR25,950 per person (Normal Price MYR29,168 per person)

Grand Suite (Size 280 sq ft)

MYR34,530 per person (Normal Price MYR37,748 per person)

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