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Classic Bordeaux - Luxury Hotel Barge (30 Jun 2019)

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Price: R 74,410.00

7 days, Boé to Castet-en-Dorthe onboard the hotel barge Rosa.

The Bordeaux region, with its special ‘terroir’, has been producing wine for around 2,000 years and some of the château estates have gained worldwide recognition for their superb and long-lived "Grand Cru" vintages. Lying in the southern part of western France on the Atlantic coast and with a well-drained stony soil, the area gets exactly the right blend of sun, rain and gentle breezes to create their wonderful wines.

A hotel barge cruise along the Canal de Garonne is a unique way to explore and appreciate the slow rhythm of this region with its subtle mixture of natural landscapes, medieval bastide towns and iconic vineyards, some of which are grand estates with imposing chateaux and others, more modest family affairs.

Booking Details For This Luxury Hotel Barge Cruise

Departure date: Prices per person sharing from:
30th June 2019 R 74,410.00 pps

Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1: Boé
  • Day 2: Boé to Serignac-sur-Garonne
  • Day 3: Serignac-sur-Garonne to Buzet-sur-Baise
  • Day 4: Buzet-sur-Baise to Le Mas d’Agenais
  • Day 5: Le Mas d’Agenais to Meilhan-sur-Garonne
  • Day 6: Meilhan-sur-Garonne to Castet-en-Dorthe
  • Day 7: Castet-en-Dorthe

Cruise Highlights

  • Tour of the famous Saint Emilion
  • Visit the impressive Château de Duras
  • Visit to the Bastide village of Vianne and ancient Barbaste
  • Cruise across the 1,900 foot long Pont Canal d’Agen
  • Wine, cheese and Armagnac tastings
  • Visits to the village of Le Mas d’Agenais and the colourful market of Marmande
Validity 30 June 2019 departure
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Inclusions • 6 Night Comfortable accommodation in air-conditioned, en-suite staterooms or suites
• Gourmet meals prepared by the on-board chef, fine wines and an open bar
• Daily escorted excursions in an air-conditioned minibus to places of interest and private wine tastings
• Local transfers e.g. to and from Paris
• Bicycles and, on most hotel barges, an on-deck spa pool
• Attentive service from an experienced crew – Captain, chef, tour-guide, and hosts/hostesses
Exclusions • Flights and taxes
• Visas (if required)
• Extra sightseeing
• Anything of a personal nature
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