Video: Cruises in Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region, with its special ‘terroir’, has been producing wine for around 2,000 years and some of the château estates have gained worldwide recognition for their superb and long-lived vintages.

On your cruise aboard Rosa between Boé and Castets, there will be the opportunity to learn more about the complex science of viticulture on tours to such places as Saint-Emilion, including of course a tasting of some fine wines. We will also explore the countryside surrounding the Val de Garonne and see towns such as historic Nérac and elegant Marmande.

Related Articles

All You Need to Know About Bordeaux Wine

Wanting to know more about Bordeaux wine? Good years and bad? Which wine with which food? Read on for a brief glimpse into the good vintages, blends and bottles... Read More

Barge Holidays in France: The Architecture and History of Abbaye St-Pierre de Moissac

More than 1300 years of historical intrigue await you at the unique Abbaye St-Pierre de Moissac in Gascony, France Read More

Haute Cuisine aboard your Bordeaux Cruise

What better way to explore the cuisine of Southern France than aboard a luxury hotel barge, cruising through sunny Bordeaux? Read More

Discover the Château de Duras

Visit the 14th century Château de Duras, an architectural wonder, which has been both a fortress and a stately home over its 900-year history Read More

The Best Things to do in Bordeaux

Bordeaux - The very essence of elegance, exquisite food, life affirming art and architecture... need we even mention the wine? Read More

Push the Boat Out at the Bordeaux Wine Festival

Wine tasting and sail boat racing – what’s not to love? Find out more about the Bordeaux Wine Festival here. Read More

A Wine Connoisseur’s Guide to Saint-Émilion

No barge cruise in Bordeaux would be complete without a visit to Saint-Émilion, one of its largest and oldest wine regions. Read More

Meet Mike Crowson – the ‘Barge Chef’

Have you every wondered what life is like as a master chef on one of our luxury hotel barges? Meet Mike. Read More

Aboard the Rosa

Exploring the Canal de Garonne couldn't be more pleasurable aboard the beautiful hotel barge Rosa. Discover her heritage here. Read More

X