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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Cruising tales: Decize to Bazolles

We joined the Loire, with a quick stop on the Decize town quay for croissant and pain complet, and then on to the Nivernais, passing the confluence of the tributary Aron. And before too long the renowned beauty of the Nivernais kicks in.  It’s not so very spectacular – sunny, green…

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