Taste of Bordeaux

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 28 March 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship AmaDolce
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range March 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code RVR2223

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Experience the essence of French culture in Bordeaux, the romantic capital that tantalizes with its charm during a remarkable river cruise.

Embark on a timeless journey on board AmaDolce, a luxurious vessel that will carry you through the heart of Bordeaux’s wine country. Trace the storied path of French wine from vineyards to cellars, savouring the finest Bordeaux vintages along the way.

Immerse yourself in history at the majestic Roquetaillade Castle and the elegant Château Boutinet, marvelling at their regal architecture and opulent interiors. Discover the quaint beauty of Saint-Émilion’s historic village and the coastal allure of Soulac-sur-Mer. Wander the cobbled streets of Bordeaux, where history and modernity blend seamlessly, or pedal through the rolling countryside, immersing yourself in the picturesque landscapes.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board River Cruise

7 night full-board river cruise on board AmaDolce

Including complimentary unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner, sparkling wine and fresh-squeezed juices during breakfast

Entertainment on demand system featuring, movies, TV shows, news and music Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area

Bottled water replenished daily

Complimentary Wi-Fi on board

Overnight in Port in Bordeaux, Libourne, Blaye, Bourg Sur Gironde and Cussac-Fort-Médoc

Included Excursions

Saint-Émilion excursion and Grand Cru Classé wine tasting

Bastide town and market visit

Blaye citadel visit

Blaye to Bourg bike tour

Exclusive Bourg wine festival

Medoc Grand Cru Classé wine tasting and scenic vineyard tour

Margaux Vineyard hike and local specialties tasting

Roquetaillade Castle with Sauternes wine tasting

Bordeaux UNESCO city tour and market tasting

Bordeaux Cité du Vin (wine museum) visit

Other optional tours are available

All Flights and Transfers

London departure – regional flights available at a supplement

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Days 1 - 2
Bordeaux: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port

Embark on an unparalleled journey of luxury and exploration with AmaDolce. Immerse yourself in lavish staterooms, savour delectable cuisine, and experience personalised service as you cruise through Europe’s enchanting waterways.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Days 2 - 3
Libourne: Overnight in Port

Indulge in the captivating culture of Libourne, France. With its picturesque vineyards, medieval architecture, and renowned wines, this charming town invites you to savour the essence of French elegance and gastronomy.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Days 3 - 4
Blaye: Overnight in Port

Unveil Blaye’s hidden treasures: a majestic citadel, vineyards, and breathtaking river vistas. Let this tranquil haven captivate you with beauty, fine wines, and the promise of blissful exploration. Discover pure enchantment in Blaye.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Days 4 - 5
Bourg-Sur-Gironde: Overnight in Port

Discover Bourg-Sur-Gironde, France’s hidden wine country gem. Stroll its charming streets, savor exquisite wines, and immerse yourself in rich history. Let Bourg’s allure captivate you, leaving a lasting longing for more.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Days 5 - 6
Cussac-Fort-Médoc: Overnight in Port

Unveil the hidden gem of Cussac-Fort-Médoc, where history and charm intertwine. Explore ancient fortifications, stroll through picturesque vineyards, and indulge in exquisite wines. Let Cussac-Fort-Médoc ignite your imagination and leave you spellbound.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Day 6
Cadillac

Discover the charm of Cadillac, France. With its historic architecture, scenic beauty, and rich cultural heritage, it’s a town that invites you to explore its timeless elegance and embrace the essence of southwestern France.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Days 6 - 7
Bordeaux: Overnight in Port

Savour the elegance of Bordeaux. With its renowned vineyards, historic architecture, and cultural sophistication, it’s a city that invites you to indulge in the finest aspects of French art de vivre.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: AmaDolce

Day 8
Bordeaux: Disembark & Fly Home

Today you’ll disembark the ship, your cruise complete.

Meals Included: Breakfast

AmaDolce

Launched by AMAWaterways, this floating masterpiece seamlessly combines elegance with cutting-edge design, boasting spacious staterooms, panoramic views, and lavish decor. AmaDolce provides a unique culinary experience with delectable, regionally inspired cuisine served in a sophisticated dining setting. Guests can unwind in the ship’s wellness area, featuring a fitness centre and a relaxing whirlpool, while the sun deck offers breathtaking vistas of picturesque landscapes.

With a commitment to immersive cultural excursions, AmaDolce allows travellers to explore charming cities and towns along the rivers, creating unforgettable memories. This floating oasis exemplifies the epitome of river cruising, where comfort, style, and adventure converge for an extraordinary travel experience.

  • Occupancy 144
  • Tonnage 4,500 tons
  • Length 361 ft (110.00 m)

Life on board AMAWaterways® AmaDolce

Life on board AmaDolce is a harmonious blend of luxury and exploration. Guests indulge in sumptuous cuisine, relax in spacious staterooms with panoramic views, and enjoy personalised service. The ship’s sun deck offers breathtaking landscapes, while cultural excursions immerse travelers in the charm of riverside destinations.

dining

Gourmet dining takes center stage with locally inspired dishes served in multiple venues. Paired with fine wines, every meal is a celebration of flavours, offering a delectable journey through Europe’s enchanting river destinations.

  • Main Restaurant
  • The Chef’s Table
  • Main Lounge & Bar

Facilities

AmaDolce offers a tapestry of world-class facilities. From wellness areas and fitness centres to spacious lounges and a sun deck, the ship ensures a perfect blend of comfort and luxury.

  • Sun Deck
  • Whirlpool
  • Walking Track
  • Bow Seating Area
  • Observation Deck
  • Gift Shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Massage & Hair Salon

entertainment

From live music performances to cultural shows, you’ll discover a delightful selection of entertainment options that’ll rival your onshore adventures.

Staterooms & Suites

AmaDolce’s staterooms and suites redefine river cruise elegance. Featuring panoramic views, plush furnishings, and modern amenities, each accommodation provides a luxurious retreat. Guests enjoy spacious balconies, marble-appointed bathrooms, and personalised service, creating a haven of comfort. These well-appointed sanctuaries ensure a restful and indulgent experience on the water.

Riverview Prices from £1,399pp

AmaDolce’s Cat. E staterooms offer a budget-friendly option for travellers embarking on European river cruises. These staterooms typically feature a fixed window, providing a bright and inviting atmosphere. They come with amenities like comfortable bedding, modern bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. While they may not have balconies, Cat. E staterooms ensure a cost-effective and comfortable choice for experiencing the charm of Europe’s rivers.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
Cruise Code: RVR2223
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
14 March 2024
14 Mar 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Bordeaux: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Libourne: Overnight in Port, Blaye: Overnight in Por...
Fr From £1,399pp

Juliette Balcony Prices from £1,799pp

AmaDolce’s Cat. C staterooms offer a practical and economical choice for travellers on European river cruises. Typically featuring a French balcony, you’ll enjoy sweeping views from the comfort of your bed. These staterooms come with amenities like plush bedding, modern bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing journey while exploring Europe’s picturesque rivers.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
Cruise Code: RVR2223
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
14 March 2024
14 Mar 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Bordeaux: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Libourne: Overnight in Port, Blaye: Overnight in Por...
Fr From £1,799pp

suite Prices from Sold Out

AmaDolce’s suites, located on Violin Deck, offer an exquisite river cruise experience. These staterooms often feature private balconies and come equipped with upscale amenities, including plush bedding, modern bathrooms, a separate lounge area, and flat-screen TVs. Guests can savour panoramic river views from the comfort of their suite. These spacious and well-appointed suites ensure a luxurious and relaxing stay while exploring the picturesque European waterways.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair
Cruise Code: RVR2223
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
14 March 2024
14 Mar 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Bordeaux: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Libourne: Overnight in Port, Blaye: Overnight in Por...
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