Sail through Bordeaux, France on Uniworld’s newly remodeled ship


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On this river cruise through Bordeaux, local experts host shore excursions for a true insider experience.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection brings guests the best of the Garonne, the Dordogne, and the Gironde rivers in southwest France on this itinerary. Spend eight nights aboard the 132-guest River Royale as you sail roundtrip from Bordeaux to experience the region’s chateaux, vineyards, and unique culinary heritage.

Along the Journey – Ports of Call
Stops on the Bordeaux, Vineyards, & Chateaux itinerary include Pauillac, Blaye, Bergerac, and Bordeaux along three rivers. Delve into the rich gastronomical heritage of the region, tasting local delights such as Arcachon oysters and indulging in a special French Master Chef-set dinner menu. Enjoy Bordeaux’s celebrated wines with a visit to the cellars of Premier Grand Cru and a wine-pairing lunch at Chateau d’Arsac. Bask in the charm of Bergerac on a walking tour of the town, visit the historic vineyards and 12th-century Monolithic Church of Saint-Émilion, and see the UNESCO designated 17th-century citadel in Blaye.

As You Sail – Onboard Amenities
River Royale is a newly remodeled boutique cruise ship with lavish river-view staterooms. A cozy onboard library offers the perfect chance to snag some quiet time for yourself, while social hours can be spent at the Renoir Lounge (with a bar and dance floor) or playing chess and shuffleboard on the sun deck. Life onboard also includes relaxation at the Serenity River Spa or the patio lounge, as well as a sauna and Jacuzzi to take you miles away from daily life.