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New itiNerArY FOr 2017 The vineyards of Saint-Emilion riVer CrUisiNg Cruising the Bordeaux Wine Country HistOrY & CULtUre Steeped in history, wine and natural treasures, the Bordeaux region offers an astonishing range of delights to captivate the eyes and taste buds alike. Choose to travel by coach or air, then enjoy a leisurely river cruise. Day 1 Local departure by coach and then join the River Gironde, or Door-to-Door service, then to passing Patiras Island before arriving the Paris area for an overnight stay. at Pauillac at lunchtime. Join our Alternatively, fly to Paris and stay excursion to the Médoc – overnight. a renowned region off the beaten Day 2 Loire Valley To the Loire track, where the most famous of all Valley, visiting the pretty town of red wines in the world are Blois and Château Chambord, one cultivated. We pass through many of the most impressive Renaissance of the great Médoc appellations, buildings in the Loire Valley, situated following the famous Châteaux in vast parkland. We stay for one Route. We berth in Pauillac night in the medieval town of overnight. B,L,D Chinon. B,D Day 5 pauillac to gironde Day 3 Bordeaux To Bordeaux in estuary to Blaye the centre of the wine-growing We set sail early this morning, region where, after some free time, cruising to the Gironde estuary, we board our ship, the MS Cyrano passing Meschers-sur-Gironde with De Bergerac, for a five-night cruise. its steep cliffs, troglodyte houses and Enjoy a welcome cocktail party, fishermen’s huts, before arriving in followed by dinner and Blaye. Join our excursion by coach entertainment. See page 141 for along the Corniche, or cliff route. ship details. B,D The scenery here is an unusual Day 4 Bordeaux to pauillac combination of river, rocks and We cruise down the River Garonne vines. We stop at the charming by coach from by air from 9 days £1429 9 days £1579 riVer CrUise includes... prestige CrUise village of Bourg, built on a rocky outcrop enclosed by medieval ramparts then return to Blaye, with its citadel. B,L,D Day 6 Le Blaye to Cadillac to saint-emilionWe cruise past the island of Cazeau, then join the Garonne River, arriving in the small town of Cadillac in time for lunch. This afternoon, we offer an excursion to the world-famous ‘wine’ village of Saint-Emilion where you can sample the wines. B,L,D Day 7 Cadillac to Bordeaux We cruise to Bordeaux. Enjoy free time in the city before tonight’s gala dinner and dancing. B,L,D Day 8 We disembark and travel north by coach to the Paris area for an overnight stay. B Day 9 Return home by coach or air. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner • 5 nights cruising with full board • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast & 1 evening meal • Excursions & visits: ✓ Loire Valley ✓ Bordeaux ✓ Médoc region ✓ Corniche road, Bourg & Blaye plus... • Optional excursion: • Saint Emilion • Local joining points (coach tour only, see page 195 for your nearest) • Return flight to Paris extra Value Included on board ship: All meals, tea or coffee after each meal; all drinks onboard (excluding Champagne, premium brand spirits and wines), entertainment, welcome cocktail. Silver Service Tour Code: 9FGCV Jun 10 2017 £1429 Sep 2 2017 £1459 By Air Tour Code: K9FGCV Jun 10 2017 £1579 Sep 2 2017 £1579 Cabin Upgrades per person TWIN Middle Deck Cabin £100 Upper Deck Cabin £120 Prices based on two persons sharing a Lower Deck Cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; no single rooms/cabins available; flight supplements where applicable. For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/fgc Château Chambord Your Cruise ship & Hotels You will spend five nights cruising on the 3-star MS Cyrano de Bergerac, see page 141 for details. Overnight stays in Paris area and Chinon will be in city-style hotels. Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 155


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