Scenic Cruises continues to expand its offerings in France by introducing a new 12-day Bordeaux River Cruise to its 2015 itineraries. The trip starts with arrival in Paris with a stay in a oppulance hotel and afterwards guests will make their approach to Bordeaux before embarking on Scenic Diamond, their accommodations for a subsequent several days. The tour includes visits to Cadillac, originally established in the 13th century; Saint-Émilion, home to underground catacombs at its iconic Monolithic Church; Libourne, the wine-making capital of this part of France; Cognac, where guests have the opportunity to sample brandy at the famed Rémy Martin property; Médoc, where visitors traverse a scenic wine route; and Arcachon, known for its culinary delights.
For 2015, Scenic Cruises has prepared a “Scenic Enrich” experience, a once-in-a-lifetime event where guests will enjoy a private dinner and classical concert in the beautiful Château Giscours in the Médoc countryside. Also, planned for the next year is “Scenic Sundowners” concept, in which guests toast the end of the day in a spectacular location. On the Bordeaux trip, that will be an afternoon cocktail in picturesque Saint-Émilion.
Scenic Diamond, is a five-star floating hotel, with facilities such as atmospheric open areas, Mac mini infotainment complement extended by a ship’s nominal Wi-Fi and private balconies that can be remade into indoor lounges.
Departures are: Jun 26, Aug 5, Aug 15, Aug 25, Sep 4, Sep 24, Oct 4, Oct 14, Oct 24 and Nov 3. Pracing for this tour start at $5,580 per person, based on double occupancy.