Taste of Bordeaux With AMA Waterways
Travel to France’s legendary wine capital, Bordeaux. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Libourne, Blaye, Bourg, Pauillac and Cadillac. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.
Meet Your Host: Edwin Buchholz
Ed Buchholz, the founder and former owner of UNIGLOBE Carefree Travel Group is the travel friend you’ve been searching for. With over 75 cruises under his belt (he has hosted more than 12) he is your go-to guy for absolutely anything about travelling by sea. He and his wife, Karen, have been happily married for 42 years and are passionate about travel, golf, wine and so much more. Join him onboard AMA Waterway's Dolce for an amazing cruise featuring French culture, lifestyle, wine and food this October. 🛳.
October 14 - Bordeaux to Libourne
Saint-Émilion excursion and Grand Cru Classé wine tasting
OR Saint-Émilion Excursion
OR Château de Vayres
OR Saint-Émilion bike tour and wine tasting
October 15 - Libourne to Blaye
Bastide town and market visit
OR Fronsac wine tasting
OR Château Boutinet hike with wine and tapas tasting
Free Evening in Blaye
October 16 - Blaye to Bourg
OR Blaye bike tour towards Les Etauliers
OR Blaye to Bourg bike tour
Bourg walking tour, Carriage Museum and WWII Petrol Cistern
Exclusive wine festival
Medoc Grand Cru Classé wine tasting and scenic vineyard tour
OR Lynch Bages Village visit & local specialties tasting
OR Soulac-sur-Mer excursion
Roquetaillade Castle with Sauternes wine tasting
OR Roquetaillade and Cadillac visit
OR Sauternes wine tasting
OR Cadillac bike tour
UNESCO city tour and market tasting
OR Bordeaux bike tour
Bordeaux Cite du Vin visit
OR Bassins de Lumières show
INCLUDES PREPAID GRATUITIES!
AMAWATERWAYS owns and operates the newest, most state-of-the-art fleet of river cruise vessels in Europe. Since its debut in 2002, the line has redefined European river cruising with innovations that have set new standards in the industry. Their vessels feature an array of amenities specifically designed for comfort, convenience and luxury on the great waterways of Europe.
The latest high-tech features onboard:
Bicycles: Each ship has plenty of bicycles onboard which can be used by passengers, free of charge, to explore the small towns. Most regions offer well-maintained bicycle paths along the river.
Wellness Area: Located in the aft area of the Violin Deck, this generously designed space includes a glassed-in fitness room, massage and beauty salon; the aft lounge with modern wicker furniture and French doors to enjoy the fresh river air.
Elevator: Each ship has an elevator, which very few river cruise ships feature. The elevator reaches four different levels: the Restaurant level (1), the Staterooms on the Cello Deck (2), the Lobby and Panorama Lounge (3) and the Staterooms on the Violin Deck (4).
Infotainment Systems: Every stateroom is equipped with monitor, keyboard with Internet access, English language TV stations, a large movie selection and numerous music programs. Our satellite telephone system allows you to call home for a nominal fee.
· All outside staterooms with French Balconies or Fixed Windows at 170 sq. ft.
· All staterooms have AmaWaterways’ exclusive Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies and music library
· Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
· In room safe, hair dryer, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
· Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
· Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
· Individually controlled air-conditioning
· Our extra spacious Jr. Suites are 255 sq. ft. with French Balconies and Floor-to-ceiling Windows
· Suites have an enhanced sitting area with couch, mini bar and large bathroom with separate bathtub
Junior Suites: Although rarely found on European river cruise ships, Junior Suites aboard our ships are extra spacious at 255 square feet. They feature a comfortable sitting area with a sofa and two chairs, floor-to-ceiling windows with French balconies and luxurious, extra spacious bathrooms with bathtubs and showers. The suites sell quickly, so early reservations are recommended.
Main Dining Restaurant - offering Western cuisine as well as regional specialties using locally sourced ingredients
The Chef’s Table Restaurant - a specialty restaurant, which serves as an intimate dining alternative to the main restaurant. It features a view of the chef as he prepares an array of delicious dishes for your gastronomic pleasure
Complimentary unlimited fine wine, beer, soft drinks and specialty coffees with lunch and dinner, plus sparkling wine at breakfast
Does this sound like your ideal escape? Reach out to our team to book your getaway today!
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