Exclusive Offer Cruising Europe – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Exclusive 2017 Europe River Cruises

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As part of a select group and not available to the general public, now is the chance to secure the very best offer for a high season 2017 Europe River Cruise. 

This is the best opportunity to explore the beautiful waterways of Europe with Scenic and experience all-inclusive luxury at the very best price. 

  • 16595
  • River
  • 28 Feb 17
  • Europe
  • From 30 May 17 to 18 Aug 17
  • 11 - 15 nights
  • Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
  • Fly-Stay-Cruise

Important Terms

  • * Rates quoted are in Australian dollars.
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes unless otherwise stated.
  • Advertised price includes any bonus nights, special offers or discounts listed in the inclusions.
  • Surcharges may apply due to demand, Christmas & New Year's Eve, school or public holidays, trade shows, special events & other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Prices may be based on Dynamic Rates and as such, may fluctuate at anytime without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, or at the property's discretion.

11 Day Itinerary (Bordeaux > Bordeaux)

Day 1 – Bordeaux

Highlights: Welcome reception

Your journey begins here. Your friendly crew will welcome you aboard the luxurious Scenic Diamond for your cruise through France’s celebrated southwestern pocket. 

Meals included: Dinner


Day 2 – Bordeaux > Cadillac

Highlights: Cadillac to Loupiac hiking tour Enjoy a relaxing morning aboard as you cruise south along the Garonne River to the historic port of Cadillac.

Free choice: Enjoy a guided walking tour of Cadillac, established in the 13th Century, or hike 12km’s roundtrip to the neighbouring village of Loupiac, which offers majestic vistas over the Garonne.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3 – Cadillac

Highlights: Sauternes region

Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines. Alternatively, cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to the Grand Cru Class estate of Château Myrat.

Free choice: Founded by Charlemagne, Roquetaillade Castle remains one of the region’s most impressive historic sites and you’ll be able to tour it with the family that now lives within its walls. Alternatively, discover the medieval village of Saint Macaire, where 11th Century buildings now house modern shops linked by charming alleyways.This remarkable space comes to life when the famous Veneurs d’Epernon – the Pipers of Aquitaine – perform live in the Panorama Lounge. 

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 – Saint-Émilion

Highlights:Sundowners at Château Soutard

Enjoy a pleasant morning cruise on the Dordogne River to the beautiful 13th-century commune of Libourne. We’ll spend the afternoon in the nearby town of Saint-Émilion, an absolute visual feast and the jewel of this ancient wine-growing region. You’ll also get to explore the underground catacombs of the Monolithic Church – a true trip highlight.


Celebrate the two-thousand-year history of wine by enjoying a glass at the exclusive estate of Château Soutard. The vines glow red and gold at sunset, and with a glass of the estate’s Grand Cru Class vintage in hand, it really is hard to imagine a more elegant way to enjoy this beautiful region.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 – Libourne > Blaye

Highlights: Foie Gras in Bergerac

Awake this morning in the charming town of Libourne.

Free choice: Enjoy a guided tour of Libourne and view its quaint 16th-century town-house and gothic church. Alternatively, explore the exclusive estate of Château Franc Mayne and taste its Grand Cru Class wine, or view the eclectic city of Bergerac and enjoy foie gras tasting at a charming local farm.

Soak in the riverside panoramas of the Poitou Charente region while cruising along the Dordogne River toward Blaye this afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6 – Cognac

Highlights: Remy Martin Estate

Today explore the unique northern shores of the Gironde Estuary.

Free choice: Discover the Terres d’Oiseaux nature park, a tranquil region that is home to over 100 species of migratory and sedentary birds. Alternatively, spend a full day exploring the fortified town of Cognac, renowned for its production of fine brandy. Afterwards, enjoy a tasting at the acclaimed property of Rémy Martin.

Unwind with fabulous entertainment in the Panorama Lounge this evening. Our local performers have been handpicked for their ability to delight and entertain.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7 – Blaye > Pauillac

Highlights: Enrich dinner and concert at Château Giscours

Discover more of the remarkable Blaye region, established to protect the Bordeaux region from invasion.

Free choice: Stroll through the charming Citadel of Blaye, or join a 30km round trip cycle along the Captain’s Road which is so named in honour of the WWI Captain’s who chose to purchase their homes along this beautiful stretch of waterway in the early 20th century.

Our journey continues through beautiful riverside villages before our return to the ship, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the Sun Deck as we cruise past beautiful uninhabited islands bound for Pauillac.

Enrich The spectacular Médoc countryside boasts many fine aristocratic châteaux but none more opulent than Château Giscours. You’ll be escorted to the Giscours estate to enjoy unforgettable four-course dining with Grand Cru Class wines and live musicians performing classical masterpieces for your enjoyment within the 18th-century farmhouse at Château Giscours. A truly wondrous evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8 – Médoc > Bordeaux

Highlights: Médoc wine country

Travel the scenic Médoc wine route today and discover why this region is viewed as the world’s leading red wine producer. Afterwards, sample the region’s finest at the Château Gruaud-Larose, or take a bike to Château Lagrange, featured on Napoleon III’s 1855 Classification.

In the afternoon, cruise to Bordeaux and, in the evening, sit back and enjoy a lively local jazz band on board.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 9 – Arcachon

Highlights: Arcachon Bay

Situated on the northern tip of Europe’s longest coastal beach, Arcachon is the jewel of France’s western coastline. Discover its culinary delights over lunch in a local restaurant before exploring the beachside area at your own pace.

Free choice: Taste Arcachon’s renowned oysters, or explore Le Teich bird sanctuary, home to over 250 bird species. Alternatively, climb Europe’s largest sand dune and drink in the expansive panoramas.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 10 – Bordeaux

Highlights: Beautiful Bordeaux

Today, discover the idyllic boulevards and buildings of the World Heritage-listed city of Bordeaux.

Free choice: Enjoy a guided tour of Bordeaux and her many attractions, or ‘Shop with a Chef’ at a local food market.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in Bordeaux before the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 11 – Bordeaux

Highlights: Farewell

Disembark after breakfast, with memories of a truly unforgettable journey. Then transfer to Bordeaux airport or train station.

Meals included: Breakfast

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours offers unparalleled journeys that redefine the concept of luxury travel. With a commitment to providing exceptional experiences, Scenic takes you on extraordinary river cruises, ocean cruises, and land tours across the globe.

Delve into the heart of iconic destinations while indulging in world-class amenities and impeccable service. From cruising Europe’s scenic rivers to exploring the majestic wonders of Antarctica, Scenic creates unforgettable moments and unveils hidden treasures at every turn. With attention to detail and a passion for creating lifelong memories, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours invites you to embark on an extraordinary adventure like no other.

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