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Stay Local in Bordeaux

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2-night in-depth embark/debark port exploration.

Stay Local in Bordeaux

Location
France
Dates
May - September 2021
Duration#Number of nights offered for the pre cruise or post cruise program.
2-Night Pre-Cruise | 2-Night Post-Cruise

Prices starting from

£2,223 GBP/Per Person

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France’s wine capital is also the world’s largest urban World Heritage Site, with more than half the city sealed within its UNESCO-listed bounds. “The very essence of elegance,” concluded The Queen upon her last visit to the city, and many would agree, putting Bordeaux ahead of Lyon, Marseille—even Paris—as the French city to visit. Imagine all the glory of Paris—the romance, the fashion, the architecture, the food—shrink it down, remove the droves of tourists (ditto the bustle), and say hello to beautiful Bordeaux. Your stay here features an immersive wine experience at La Cité du Vin, followed by vineyard visits. While you’ll enjoy lunch with wine pairings at one, you’ll continue to another for a wine-making class with tastings.

Highlights

Quais de Bordeaux: Set next to the broad Garonne River, this scenic spot is ideal for picnics, bicycling, jogging, or simply sitting on a bench and watching the world go by.

Bordeaux Cathedral: This striking example of medieval gothic design was the site where Eleanor of Aquitaine and the future Louis VII wed.

Jardin Public: Inaugurated in 1746, the park is in the English style with expansive lawns, historic trees, statues, fountains and wrought iron bridges crossing its serpentine pond.

La Cite du Vin: A 10-story, multimedia experience that explores every imaginable facet of wine. And, of course, the experience is made complete with a tasting of the region’s most popular export.

Rue Sainte-Catherine: The longest pedestrian shopping street in Europe hums with activity at all hours, with plenty of cafes in which to give your legs (and wallet) a break.

Libraire Michele Masson: A rare book shop filled with beautifully aged tomes. Don’t worry if you can’t speak a lick of French, these books tell a tale that’s all their own.

Highlights

  • Quais de Bordeaux: Set next to the broad Garonne River, this scenic spot is ideal for picnics, bicycling, jogging, or simply sitting on a bench and watching the world go by.

  • Bordeaux Cathedral: This striking example of medieval gothic design was the site where Eleanor of Aquitaine and the future Louis VII wed.

  • Jardin Public: Inaugurated in 1746, the park is in the English style with expansive lawns, historic trees, statues, fountains and wrought iron bridges crossing its serpentine pond.

  • La Cite du Vin: A 10-story, multimedia experience that explores every imaginable facet of wine. And, of course, the experience is made complete with a tasting of the region’s most popular export.

  • Rue Sainte-Catherine: The longest pedestrian shopping street in Europe hums with activity at all hours, with plenty of cafes in which to give your legs (and wallet) a break.

  • Libraire Michele Masson: A rare book shop filled with beautifully aged tomes. Don’t worry if you can’t speak a lick of French, these books tell a tale that’s all their own.

Land Program Itineraries

  • Pre-Voyage Itinerary
  • Post-Voyage Itinerary
Pre-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
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    Upon arrival in Bordeaux you’ll be met and taken to your hotel. The remainder of your day is yours to do as you will. Refer to our list of city highlights for some suggestions.

  • Day 2
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    After breakfast, head to La Cité du Vin, for an immersive experience with your local expert. Situated in Bordeaux, La Cité du Vin is a new generation museum where wine comes to life through an immersive, sensorial approach, all set within an evocative architectural design. La Cité du Vin gives a fresh perspective and offers an eye-opening journey of wine—around the world, through the ages, and across cultures and civilizations. After, head to a local winery, for a delicious lunch with specially selected wine pairings before continuing on to Château Pape Clément, for a wine-making class with the cellar masters, followed by a winery and barrel cellar visit accompanied by wine tastings of the Château’s finest vintages. It will be a late afternoon return back to your hotel with the remainder of your day at leisure.

  • Day 3
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    This morning, after breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the port for your Azamara cruise.

Post-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
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    Upon arrival in Bordeaux you’ll be met and taken to your hotel. The remainder of your day is yours to do as you will. Refer to our list of city highlights for some suggestions.

  • Day 2
    Read More +

    After breakfast, head to La Cité du Vin, for an immersive experience with your local expert. Situated in Bordeaux, La Cité du Vin is a new generation museum where wine comes to life through an immersive, sensorial approach, all set within an evocative architectural design. La Cité du Vin gives a fresh perspective and offers an eye-opening journey of wine—around the world, through the ages, and across cultures and civilizations. After, head to a local winery, for a delicious lunch with specially selected wine pairings before continuing on to Château Pape Clément, for a wine-making class with the cellar masters, followed by a winery and barrel cellar visit accompanied by wine tastings of the Château’s finest vintages. It will be a late afternoon return back to your hotel with the remainder of your day at leisure.

  • Day 3
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    This morning, after breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward flight.

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Ship Azamara JourneyAzamara Journey
Embark Barcelona, SpainBarcelona, Spain
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  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
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  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
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Region Northern & Western EuropeNorthern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara JourneyAzamara Journey
Embark Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France
Debark Southampton, EnglandSouthampton, England

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  • Nantes (Loire Valley), France
  • Brest, France
  • St. Malo, France
  • Cherbourg (D-Day Landing Beaches), France
  • Honfleur, France
  • Paris (Rouen), France
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  • Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom
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Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Ship Azamara QuestAzamara Quest
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Debark Barcelona, SpainBarcelona, Spain

Voyage Only from
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Land Program from
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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
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Ports of Call:

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Bilbao (San Sebastian), Spain
  • Gijón, Spain
  • La Coruna, Spain
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Seville, Spain
  • Cadiz, Spain
  • Motril (Granada), Spain
  • Cartagena, Spain
  • Valencia, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Quest Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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9

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Region Northern & Western EuropeNorthern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara QuestAzamara Quest
Embark Southampton, EnglandSouthampton, England
Debark Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France

Voyage Only from
£2,536 GBP

Land Program from
£2,223 GBP

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
£188

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Sailing:

Sep

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Ports of Call:

  • Southampton, England
  • Honfleur, France
  • Paris (Rouen), France
  • Cherbourg (D-Day Landing Beaches), France
  • St. Malo, France
  • Nantes (Loire Valley), France
  • Bordeaux, France

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Quest Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
Hide

What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
Hide
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July Sale

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