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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 £2780pp

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 £1000pp PLUS free private door-to-door chauffeur transfers! Private door-to-door chauffeur transfers are complimentary within 75 miles of an applicable airport or St Pancras International Train Station. Subject to availability. Book by 15 Feb 2019

No single supplement! Applies to 7, 17 Aug; 3, 23 Sep 2019 departures. Subject to availability

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. (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 the exclusive estate of Chateau Gruaud-Larose 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. Local entertainers perform live on board this evening. (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. A local soloist will perform this evening. (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. Or perhaps stay on board and a 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 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

Special Features

  • 18 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 28th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £2895
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3495 Brochure Price: £3630 Brochure Price: £4190 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4620 Brochure Price: £4620 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £5790 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £6090 Brochure Price: £7090
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  • May
    • May 8th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3345
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4080 Brochure Price: £4640 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £6340 Brochure Price: £6540 Brochure Price: £7540
      Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3480 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £5040 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £4470 Blue Water Price: £4470 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £5740 Blue Water Price: £5940 Blue Water Price: £6940
  • June
    • Jun 11th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3395
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3995 Brochure Price: £4130 Brochure Price: £4690 Brochure Price: £4840 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5120 Brochure Price: £5120 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £7590
      Blue Water Price: £3395 Blue Water Price: £3530 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4240 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £5690 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6990
    • Jun 21st - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3395
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3995 Brochure Price: £4130 Brochure Price: £4690 Brochure Price: £4840 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5120 Brochure Price: £5120 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £7590
      Blue Water Price: £3395 Blue Water Price: £3530 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4240 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4690 Blue Water Price: £5690 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6990
  • July
    • Jul 1st - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3045
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4030 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4740 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3180 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4140 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £6640
    • Jul 11th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3045
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4030 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4740 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3180 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £4040 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4140 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £6640
    • Jul 21st - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £2895
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4030 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4740 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £2895 Blue Water Price: £3030 Blue Water Price: £3590 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £3990 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £6490
  • August
    • Aug 7th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £2895
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4030 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4740 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £2895 Blue Water Price: £3030 Blue Water Price: £3590 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £3990 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £6490
    • Aug 17th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £2895
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £3895 Brochure Price: £4030 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4740 Brochure Price: £4890 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £4990 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £6290 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £2895 Blue Water Price: £3030 Blue Water Price: £3590 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3890 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £3990 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £6490
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3495
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4095 Brochure Price: £4230 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5790 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3630 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4540 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4620 Blue Water Price: £4620 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
    • Sep 13th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3745
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4095 Brochure Price: £4230 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5790 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £3745 Blue Water Price: £3880 Blue Water Price: £4440 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £4870 Blue Water Price: £4870 Blue Water Price: £5040 Blue Water Price: £6040 Blue Water Price: £6140 Blue Water Price: £6340 Blue Water Price: £7340
    • Sep 23rd - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £3495
      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 BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat A Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat PP Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RA Royal Balcony Suite Cat RS Royal Panorama Suite Cat RO Royal Owners Suite
      Brochure Price: £4095 Brochure Price: £4230 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4940 Brochure Price: £5090 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5790 Brochure Price: £5190 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6390 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3630 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4340 Blue Water Price: £4490 Blue Water Price: £4540 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4620 Blue Water Price: £4620 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
  • October
    • Oct 10th - Bordeaux and back - Sailing on: Scenic Diamond From: £2780
      Cat D Standard 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
      Brochure Price: £3630 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £4590 Brochure Price: £4620 Brochure Price: £4620 Brochure Price: £4790
      Blue Water Price: £2780 Blue Water Price: £3490 Blue Water Price: £3640 Blue Water Price: £3690 Blue Water Price: £3740 Blue Water Price: £3770 Blue Water Price: £3770 Blue Water Price: £3940

Price Information

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