...

Win £500’s worth of Antler Luggage

Win £500’s worth of Antler Luggage

Call our river cruise specialists on 023 8268 7278

Call us on 023 8268 7278

Price match promise

Free £100 M & S Voucher

ABTA Accredited

Book a Free Video Consultation

Luxury Cruises from £1,799
Panoramic Suites
Free £100 M & S Voucher

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages

Discover the marvels of France aboard this unique Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages cruise, complete with an unbeatable itinerary, lush onboard suites and an array of amenities.

Create an itinerary as individual as you are with a wide range of excursions, from visiting historical sites to biking along scenic landscapes.

Experience true luxury when you book an Avalon Waterways river cruise.

4.5
Star Image
from 736 reviews
  • Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
  • Ship: Avalon Artistry II
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Mar - Nov
£2,267pp
Enquire Now

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages Cruise Itinerary

Explore France with an expert itinerary that suits your needs and preferences.

Day 1

Arrive to Budapest (EMBARK)

Flights into Bordeaux must arrive by 3 pm and guests must be on board the ship by 5 pm.

*Ship may sail in the evening to Cadillac-sur-Garonne based on tide and water levels.

Day 2

Cadillac-sur-Garonne

Enjoy a guided tour of Château de la Brêde or a guided visit with a wine tasting at a local château. Tonight, enjoy live entertainment aboard the ship*.

*Sailing to Cadillac-sur-Garonne pending tides and water levels. Alternative motorcoach transportation for today’s excursions provided.

Day 3

Cussac Fort Médoc

Join an E-bike guided tour in Bordeaux’s wine region or a guided visit to a Château in the Médoc area with a wine tasting.

Day 4

Blaye / Bourg

Embark on a guided visit to the Citadel of Blaye or a guided tour of Blaye. Consider an optional guided excursion to discover how the Fine Champagne of Cognac is made. Enjoy live entertainment aboard the ship.

Day 5

Libourne / Saint-Émilion

Join a guided tour of the village of Saint-Émilion.

Day 6

Bordeaux

Go on a guided walking tour of Bordeaux. Consider an optional guided excursion to Les Bassins des Lumières.

Day 7

Bordeaux / Arcachon’s Bay

Go for a bike ride or a full-day guided tour of Arcachon’s seaside resort.

Day 8

Bordeaux

Your cruise ends today.

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages Cruise Ships

Avalon Artistry II

From aboard, guests enjoy a stylish, luxury experience – with access to Avalon’s signature panorama suites, Comfort Collection beds, premium lounge chairs, whirlpool and many more amenities that serve to make holidaying that bit more special.

361ft in Length
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Onboard Whirlpool

Trustpilot Reviews

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages Deals

Experience the romance and beauty of France with Crui.se

7 Nights
Mar - Nov

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages

  • Bordeaux (EMBARK)
  • Cadillac-sur-Garonne
  • Cussac Fort Médoc
  • Blaye / Bourg
  • Libourne / Saint-Émilion
  • Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux / Arcachon’s Bay
  • Bordeaux (DISEMBARK)
£2,267pp Est. Price per person
  • Avalon Artistry II

  • Dordogne

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages Cruise Review

“My cruise was superb, as was everything about it. I had a whale of a time on the excursions, especially the Arcachon resort one and the ship staff were always really helpful and patient when we asked them questions.”

Martin Fuller, Lincoln, East Midlands

Bonjour Bordeaux: Chateaux, Wineries & Charming Villages FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

Does the ship have an elevator?

Yes, the Avalon Artistry II possesses an elevator.

Do you cater to specific food needs?

Yes, we do. We offer vegetarian, vegan, low calorie, low fat, high fibre, low cholesterol, high energy and allergy-free selections for your mealtimes.

Will I have Wi-Fi onboard the ship?

Yes, you’ll have access to complementary Wi-Fi aboard your ship.

Cruise With Confidence

Our mission at crui.se is to help you and your loved one’s book and experience the best cruise holiday imaginable. We’re different in that, our customers come first, not our suppliers or profit margins. Get in touch and let us help you set sail.

ABTA protected

Over 20 cruise brands to choose from

Low deposits from £500

All Inclusive cruises

Best deals & discounts

Community driven

Brand agnostic

We take care of everything

Custom built cruise holidays

Seraphinite AcceleratorOptimized by Seraphinite Accelerator
Turns on site high speed to be attractive for people and search engines.