Your Cruise Itinerary Bordeaux & The Dordogne Rivers

Day 1: Embark in Bordeaux

Embark our ship and enjoy a welcome drink. Dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

Day 2: Bordeaux – Pauillac

We cruise down the River Garonne to join the River Gironde, passing Cazeau Island and Patiras Island, before arriving at Pauillac. Why not join our optional excursion to visit Medoc? Return on board for dinner and entertainment.

Day 3: Pauillac – Gironde Estury – Blaye

We sail early this morning to Blaye. In days gone by this superb acropolis was an ideal lookout post to watch for invaders. This afternoon you will have an opportunity to join our optional excursion along the Corniche. Return to the ship for dinner, followed by an evening of dancing.

Day 4: Blaye to Libourne or Bourg

Cruise to Libourne/Bourg, where we can join an optional excursion to St Emilion, including a superb wine tasting experience. On our return to the ship, we enjoy a gala dinner and an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: Libourne or Bourg to Cadillac

Cruise to Cadillac, passing the island of Cazeau before joining the River Garonne. Admire views of the city of Bordeaux as we sail, enjoying lunch on board. We return to the ship for dinner, followed by an evening of entertainment by the crew as we moor in Cadillac.

Day 6: Cadillac to Bordeaux

Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as we cruise to Bordeaux. Upon arrival, consider our optional tour of Bordeaux, after which we return to the ship for our gala evening.

Day 7: Disembark in Bordeaux

After breakfast, we disembark and continue home

Great deals for group bookings

Take your group on one of Shearings holidays for an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of FREE places on many tours for groups of more than 20, with up to four free places for groups of over 40.

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Departure dates & prices 2019 Bordeaux & The Dordogne Rivers - 5% discount on all dates.

Shearings brochure price in Black from £1234

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £1173

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.9 days

9 days by coach. Brochure prices from £1234 - Discount prices from £1173
April 27 July 20

Hol. Code: RRFRZAC Dep. Code: X

Prices are based on Grade D cabin, upgrades are available call for details.

7 days by air. Brochure prices from £1322 - Discount prices from £1256
April 28 May 22 July 21 August 14 October 1

7 Days by Air Hol. Code: RAFRZAC

Prices are based on Twin Main Deck cabin, upgrades are available see website for details. Air holidays are based on flights with British Airways from London Gatwick, regional departures are available
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7 days by rail. Brochure prices from £1387 - Discount prices from £1318
April 28 May 22 July 21 August 14 October 1

7 Days by Rail Hol. Code: RLFRZAA

Prices are based on Grade D cabin, upgrades are available call for details.

All holidays subject to Shearings Terms and Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors on the website.

Shearings Holidays
Bordeaux & The Dordogne Rivers

7 or 9 day holidays by coach, air or rail - 5% Discount

2019 prices from only £1173

Sail with us down the River Garonne, around the Gironde Estuary and onto the River Dordogne, discovering the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bordeaux. Be sure to join us in sampling some wonderful wines during our river cruise!

To book this Bordeaux and the Dordogne Rivers cruise holiday with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount. 

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings river cruise will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Discover the largest winegrowing area in France
  • Enjoy Bordeaux, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Admire magnifcent views of the River Garonne, Gironde Estuary and River Dordogne

What's Included

  • Return travel from the UK by Coach with overnight stays including dinner and breakfast in France, by Air to Bordeaux, or by Rail from London St Pancras via Paris 
  • 6 nights all inclusive cruise
  • Service of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • FREE drinks on board including beer, fne wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciallity coffees and tea

Your Ship: MS Cyrano de Bergerac

One of the newest additions to the CroisiEurope fleet, MS Cyrano de Bergerac is a contemporary vessel with bright, cheerful decor accentuated by a number of impressionist-style paintings.

You can enjoy a drink from the bar as you relax on the terrace, catch some rays on the sun deck or simply take in the views from your cabin.

Optional Excursions

  • Visit to the Medoc region
  • Corniche Fleurie by Coach
  • Saint-Emilion City and Wine Tour
  • Guided Walking Tour of Bordeaux
  • Roquetaillade Chateau and Cadillac

Pre-book optional excursions from only £40 

Extend your holiday ...

Why not extend your stay in Bordeaux with an additional two night stay?

When travelling by air or rail, consider enjoying an additional two nights in Bordeaux at the beginning of your river cruise, once your cruise has ended - or both!

All Inclusive Cruising

  • FREE drinks with meals including wine, beer, mineral water and fruit juice plus tea and coffee after each meal
  • FREE drinks available in the lounge bar (excludes champagne and wines from the wine list)
  • All meals on board
  • FREE welcome cocktail
  • Captain’s gala dinner


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