Vineyard tour and wine tasting in Bordeaux

River cruise itineraries: vineyard excursion

Monday’s vineyard excursion from CroisiEurope’s MS Cyrano de Bergerac riverboat into the Medoc region is very good and well worth the 68 EUR. The price includes the coach ride, guided tour and wine tastings. All excursions are extra and most days there’s a choice between ‘leisurely’ and ‘more active’ options.…

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Tour de France hotel barge Savannah cruise Canal du Midi 2018

Tour de France 2018 – Canal du Midi Cruise

Join a unique cruise with Hotel Barge Savannah dedicated to the 2018 Tour de France. Cruise on the Canal du Midi and enjoy all the action with luxury accommodation and service aboard a 5 star hotel barge. Savannah’s week-long cruise for a party of up to six guests will be…

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UK to the Med :: Episode 1 :: Poole to River Seine to Paris

In the first of our legendary reports, having made the decision to ‘sell up and go sailing’ and go through the French canals to the Mediterranean. We leave the UK, cross the Channel in a gale, deal with a toilet problem, crash into a lock, lower (unstep) the mast, nearly…

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UK to the Med :: Episode 2 :: River Marne to the River Saone

In the second episode, with the waterways almost to ourselves, we enjoy champagne in a cold, bright November, travel the delightful and very quiet Marne à la Saone canal south to the River Saone and get to Saint Jean de Losne where we meet lots of new friends. I went…

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