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BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE - SAINT EMILION - BORDEAUX

DAY1: 23 DECEMBER - BORDEAUX

Embarkation between 6pm and 7pm in Bordeaux. Welcome cocktail and introduction of the crew. Dinner on board and moor overnight.

DAY 2: 24 DECEMBER - BORDEAUX - PAUILLAC - MEDOC

The cruise departs early in the morning and sails down the Garonne and then the Gironde, passing alongside the Cazeau and Patiras islands before reaching Pauillac at about midday. Lunch on board. In the afternoon there is an optional excursion to discover the Médoc , a prestigious wine-growing region and where you will be able to see such famous names as Châteaux Laffite Rothschild, Latour and Mouton Rothschild. Return to the ship. Special Christmas Eve dinner and moor overnight. 

DAY 3: 25 DECEMBER PAUILLAC – BLAYE – LIBOURNE

Early in the morning we will leave Pauillac for Blaye and arrival at about 8.00am. Optional excursion to discover the citadel, the Corniche road and the Gironde estuary. There will be a short stop in Bourg, a delightful village built on a rocky outcrop surrounded by medieval ramparts. Return to the boat for lunch and the cruise towards Libourne. After sailing past the Ile Cazeau, sail back up the Dordogne to reach Libourne in the evening. Dinner dance evening on board. Moor overnight.

DAY 4: 26 DECEMBER – LIBOURNE  – SAINT EMILION – BORDEAUX

Optional morning excursion to Saint-Emilion to explore its underground monuments and to visit a family-owned wine-growing estate with a wine-tasting session. Return to the ship for lunch. The afternoon will be spent sailing towards Bordeaux with an arrival at 6pm. After dinner, there is an optional guided tour of Bordeaux by night: departure by coach for a panoramic tour of the city, taking in all the main monuments, followed by a walking tour of old Bordeaux. Return to the boat and moor overnight.

DAY 5: 27 DECEMBER - BORDEAUX

Buffet breakfast on board, disembarkation at 9am and transfer for your flight home.

Depending on tide, the stopover in Libourne might be replaced by Bourg. Please note: for reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the cruise itinerary, which is beyond Orbital Travel's control. 

Optional Excursions

There are guided optional excursions which can either be pre-booked or can be booked on board the boat. There is a 5% discount when you pre-book the whole excursions package.

*Prices in Euros per person:

  • **Pauillac and Médoc 58 €
  • Blaye and Corniche  37€
  • Saint Emilion and tasting 55€
  • Bordeaux by night 42€
  • Pre-booked Excursion Package192€

*Prices shown above are for information purposes only and may be liable to change without prior notice. The excursions are conducted in both French/German and English.

** This excursion must be pre-booked. 

Orbital Travel act as agents for the activity operator/supplier. Please note that the contract for these excursions, tours and activities is between the client and the local suppliers who offer them. Local suppliers are independent of Orbital Travel Limited.

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