From the French Basque Country to Bordeaux - Fine French cuisine at the foot of the Pyrenees and an escapade in the Gironde (port-to-port cruise)

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 18-95 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • Tour Code BM-40409
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
  • Ends Bordeaux, France
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • HighlightsDiscover southwestern France, its Basque Country, and the Gironde area through its vast landscape and way of lifeEXCURSIONS INDLUDED:
  • Bayonne and a visit to a salted-meat workshopTHE MUSTS:
  • Blaye and its Vauban citadel(1)
  • The medieval city of Saint-Émilion(1)
The tour "From The French Basque Country To Bordeaux - Fine French Cuisine At The Foot Of The Pyrenees And An Escapade In The Gironde (port-to-port Cruise)" is cruise trip that starts from Nouvelle-Aquitaine and ends in Bordeaux. You will be cruising through France and visit Gironde Estuary, Bayonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine and 7 other destinations. The tour "From The French Basque Country To Bordeaux - Fine French Cuisine At The Foot Of The Pyrenees And An Escapade In The Gironde (port-to-port Cruise)" takes 7 days and include cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and others. Please see the package includes section for specific details.

Dive into the French Basque experience before a cruise on the Garonne and Gironde Rivers. Vacation in the heart of the famous seaside resort of Biarritz. Indulge in Basque culinary traditions and heritage—Espelette chili peppers, chocolate and ham in Bayonne, and Irouléguy wines. This trip will bring you to well-known pilgrimage points such as Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port—the last stage of the Way of St. James before the Pyrenees. Then, kick back and enjoy a delightful cruise while discovering the region surrounding Bordeaux.Dive into the French Basque experience before a cruise on the Garonne and Gironde Rivers. Vacation in the heart of the famous seaside resort of Biarritz. Indulge in Basque culinary traditions and heritage—Espelette chili peppers, chocolate and ham in Bayonne, and Irouléguy wines. This trip will bring you to well-known pilgrimage points such as Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port—the last stage of the Way of St. James before the Pyrenees. Then, kick back and enjoy a delightful cruise while discovering the region surrounding Bordeaux.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Biarritz
  • Day 2 : Biarritz - French Basque Country - Biarritz
  • Day 3 : Biarritz - Bayonne - Bordeaux
  • Day 4 : Bordeaux - Cussac-fort-medoc - The Médoc(1)
  • Day 5 : Cussac-fort-medoc - Gironde Estuary - Blaye(2)
  • Day 6 : Blaye(2) - Libourne(2) - Saint-emilion
  • Day 7 : Libourne(2) - Bordeaux
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Accommodations in double-occupancy cabin with climate control and shower in private bathroom
Meals
  • Accommodations, including breakfast and dinner, in a four-star hotel in biarritz from day 1 to day 3*
  • Lunch on day 2 and day 3
  • Cruise with all meals from dinner on day 3 to breakfast on the final day
Guide
  • Guided tour of bayonne and a salted-meat workshop
Others
  • Full-day excursion to the french basque country
  • All onboard beverages (not including the special lists)
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala evening
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency)
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • Personal expenses.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this From the French Basque Country to Bordeaux - Fine French cuisine at the foot of the Pyrenees and an escapade in the Gironde (port-to-port cruise) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 92 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 91 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 October 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 91 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

From the French Basque Country to Bordeaux - Fine French cuisine at the foot of the Pyrenees and an escapade in the Gironde (port-to-port cruise) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this From the French Basque Country to Bordeaux - Fine French cuisine at the foot of the Pyrenees and an escapade in the Gironde (port-to-port cruise) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Tour Packages
The From the French Basque Country to Bordeaux - Fine French cuisine at the foot of the Pyrenees and an escapade in the Gironde (port-to-port cruise) tour offers two separate excursion packages, DISCOVERY and CLASSIC, which are not included in the price and must be paid for separately. You have the option of purchasing either one of the packages once your booking has been confirmed.
Please note that you can also purchase these packages onboard, but at higher prices. COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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