French river cruising has never been more elegant and refined than on a cruise on board a luxury Scenic vessel through the beautiful Bordeaux region. With centuries-old wine making traditions, exquisite architectural treasures and postcard worthy scenery, this cruise is the perfect introduction to a spectacular region. Begin your journey in the beautiful city of Bordeaux, an outstanding urban ensemble with more than 2,000 years of history coursing through its streets. Discover catacombs, sample Grand Cru Class wine, feast in the remarkable Château Giscours, get lost in the wonder of medieval villages or simply relax on board your luxury Space-Ship, content in the knowledge that there is sure to be yet another wondrous experience waiting to greet you at the next port.
Prices are per person, based on two sharing and includes 7 nights in a Standard Suite on Jewel deck aboard Scenic Space-Ship on an all-inclusive basis, return economy flights from London and shared transfers.
Itineraries are subject to change. Single supplements available on request.
|Day 2||Bordeaux - Saint Emilion|
|Day 3||Libourne - Pauillac|
|Day 5||Pauillac - Cadillac|
Scenic's state-of-the-art Space-Ships offer unfettered comfort and luxury, from the scented bath drawn by your butler to delicious gourmet meals created by the on-board chefs. The 13 Europe-based vessels hold no more than 169 passengers in 85 cabins, so an intimate sailing experience can be assured.
All of Scenic's Space-Ships feature four decks. On the Jewel Deck, a small number of suites can be found alongside the Fitness and Wellness centre, whilst the Sapphire Deck is home to the Balcony Suites, as well as fine dining venues Table La Rive and Crystal Dining. The Diamond Deck features the most luxurious Suites and the Portobellos Restaurant and the River Cafe. On the Sun Deck, you will find Riverview Terrace, a vitality pool and a walking track. The comfortable suites feature marble bathrooms, pillow menu, complimentary minibar, complimentary movies on demand and butler service. Guests reserving suites on the Diamond Deck enjoy further inclusions such as complimentary laundry service and an invitation to the Captain's cocktail party. A diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining are all included for you to enjoy.
* All meals on board
* All beverages on board
* Butler service
* Enrich experiences, activities and sightseeing
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