Blue Water Holidays
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Bordeaux Wine Region

Sample the best wines of the Medoc and Bordeaux, taste the local gastronomic delights and visit historic chateaux on this all-inclusive river cruise. Includes shore excursions, travel package from the UK, butler service, complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
10 nights from £3195pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Chateau Paulliac
  • Bordeaux
  • Sample renowned wines
  • Saint Emilion vineyard
  • Chateau Roquetaillade
  • Saint Emillion
  • Bordeaux wine region

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Save up to £1200 per couple plus FREE private door-to-door transfers and Deposit Payment Protection Cover! Subject to availability. Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within 75 miles of an applicable airport. Over 75 miles, a supplement of £2.00 per mile will be charged. Book by 30 Sep 2020

Bordeaux Wine Region Special Offer

This all-inclusive river cruise through the heart of Bordeaux has no overnight sailing so you can relax on board and take in the spectacular scenery whilst leisurely cruising.

The beautiful Bordeaux region is renowned for its fine wines, Gothic churches and 18th-century town houses. A choice of guided excursions in the centre of the ancient towns and villages gives you opportunity to sample the best red wines in the Medoc wine region and sample the culinary delights.

There is also the chance to discover the historic chateaux including Roquetaillade Castle, see the iconic Monolithic Church in Saint Emilion and tour the exclusive centre within the walls of the World Heritage Listed Citadel of Blaye. Enjoy a special 'Scenic Enrich' experience - an exclusive evening in the opulent 13th-century Chateau Agassac.

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Bordeaux Wine Region Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Bordeaux (France)

Fly from a choice of up to 15 regional airports to Bordeaux or alternatively take the Eurostar from St Pancras to Paris Gard du Nord and take the train to Bordeaux. On arrival in Bordeaux, you'll be met by a representative and transferred to the Scenic Diamond. Tonight enjoy a welcome reception. (D)

Day 2 - Bordeaux - Saint Emilion

This morning cruise up the Dordogne River to Libourne. Perhaps join a culinary masterclass on board in Scenic Culinaire before disembarking and spending the afternoon in the World-Heritage listed location of Saint Emilion with a tour including the underground catacombs of the iconic Monolithic Church. Later enjoy a 'Scenic Sundowner' experience - sample a glass of wine at the exclusive estate of Chateau de la Riviere (2020 only). (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Libourne - Pauillac

Take a guided tour of Libourne to see the 16th century town-houses and gothic church; tour the exclusive estate Chateau Franc Mayne and sample the Grand Cru Classe wine; or visit the city of Bergerac and a local farm to taste foie gras. Perhaps join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire as you cruise to Pauillac this afternoon. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Medoc

The Medoc region is renowned for its fine red wines and is home to around 1500 vineyards. Enjoy wine tasting at a local estate or join a bike ride to a local chateau. Tonight enjoy your Scenic Enrich experience which is an unforgettable concert at the 13th-century Chateau Agassac. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Pauillac - Cadillac

Enjoy a full day cruising along the Garonne River. Perhaps brush up your cooking skills with a lesson in Scenic Culinaire or simply watch the stunning scenery peacefully slip by. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Cadillac

Today you can sample the fine Chateau Guiraud dessert wines in the region of Sauternes, or cycle through the rolling vineyards for a wine tasting at the Grand Cru Class estate of Chateau Myrat. This afternoon choose to tour Roquetaillade Castle, visit a truffle famr, or enjoy a 12km round-trip hike to the village of Loupiac. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Bordeaux

Shop with the onboard chef at a local food market then enjoy a cookery lesson in Scenic Culinaire. Alternatively, join a guided tour of Bordeaux or cycle through historic regions before returning to the ship. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the culture of the Bordelais. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Arcachon - Bourg

Arcachon is the jewel of France's western coastline. Today you can join a walking tour of Arcachon, climb Europe's largest sand dune or stay in Bordeaux and take a local tram to the Cite du Vin museum. This afternoon stay on board and enjoy a fantastic chocolate and wine pairing event. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Cognac

See the Carriages Museum in Bourg Castle or spend the day exploring pretty Cognac followed by a tasting at a property of Remy Martin. Later, cruise to Blaye. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Blaye - Bordeaux

Stroll through charming Blaye, take a more active hike through the town or cycle along the famous Captain's Road. There is an exclusive cooking class on board in Scenic Culinare. Captain's Farewell Dinner on board tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Bordeaux - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK or take the train to Paris and the Eurostar to St Pancras International. (B)

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions. Please note some departures operate in reverse

Price Includes

  • 10-night all inclusive cruise
  • Flights from up to 15 regional airports to Bordeaux or Eurostar from St Pancras
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • Personal butler service with all cabins
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • On board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Cruise Extensions

  • Madrid Extension (2020) Extend your holiday with a 3-night pre or post-cruise hotel stay in Madrid. From £1040pp, please contact us for more details
  • Basque Highlights Extension (2020) Extend your holiday with a 3-night pre or post-cruise hotel stay in Biarritz and Bilbao. From £810pp, please contact us for more details

Special Features

  • 21 Scenic FreeChoice options
  • Scenic Enrich experience - concert at Chateau d'Agassac
  • Scenic Sundowner experience at Chateau de la Riviere
  • Opportunities to explore independently with your Scenic Tailormade device
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 20th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3195
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3930 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4640 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4840 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £7390
      Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3330 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4240 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £5590 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £6790
  • May
    • May 10th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3645
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4245 Brochure Price: £4380 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5370 Brochure Price: £5370 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £5940 Brochure Price: £6540 Brochure Price: £6640 Brochure Price: £6840 Brochure Price: £7840
      Blue Water Price: £3645 Blue Water Price: £3780 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4770 Blue Water Price: £4770 Blue Water Price: £4940 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5940 Blue Water Price: £6040 Blue Water Price: £6240 Blue Water Price: £7240
  • June
    • Jun 10th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3695
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4430 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5420 Brochure Price: £5420 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £5990 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £6890 Brochure Price: £7890
      Blue Water Price: £3695 Blue Water Price: £3830 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £4540 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5390 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £6290 Blue Water Price: £7290
    • Jun 20th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3695
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4430 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5420 Brochure Price: £5420 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £5990 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £6890 Brochure Price: £7890
      Blue Water Price: £3695 Blue Water Price: £3830 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £4540 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5390 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £6290 Blue Water Price: £7290
  • July
    • Jul 20th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3595
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4195 Brochure Price: £4330 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £6790 Brochure Price: £7790
      Blue Water Price: £3595 Blue Water Price: £3730 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6190 Blue Water Price: £7190
    • Jul 30th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3595
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4195 Brochure Price: £4330 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £6790 Brochure Price: £7790
      Blue Water Price: £3595 Blue Water Price: £3730 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6190 Blue Water Price: £7190
  • August
    • Aug 9th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3595
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4195 Brochure Price: £4330 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5320 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £6790 Brochure Price: £7790
      Blue Water Price: £3595 Blue Water Price: £3730 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4720 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6190 Blue Water Price: £7190
  • September
    • Sep 12th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4530 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5520 Brochure Price: £5520 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £6790 Brochure Price: £6990 Brochure Price: £7990
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3930 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4920 Blue Water Price: £4920 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £6190 Blue Water Price: £6390 Blue Water Price: £7390
    • Sep 22nd - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4530 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5520 Brochure Price: £5520 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £6790 Brochure Price: £6990 Brochure Price: £7990
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3930 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4920 Blue Water Price: £4920 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £6190 Blue Water Price: £6390 Blue Water Price: £7390
  • October
    • Oct 2nd - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3195
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3930 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4640 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4840 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £7390
      Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3330 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4240 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £5590 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £6790
    • Oct 12th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3195
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BA Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3930 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4640 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4840 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £7390
      Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3330 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4240 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £5590 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £6790

Price Information

  • Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a cabin.
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