In news on the European river cruise scene, Gateway Destinations announced their upcoming collaboration with France Cruises for a once in a lifetime excursion into Bordeaux wine country. The 11 day river cruise package begins in September, and highlights the wine of the region via sumptuous accommodations about the Mirabelle hotel barge.
Passengers aboard for this wine tour of tours will get an added three days of touring along the Dordogne River valley (as above), not to mention three romantic nights at La Ferme Lamy, a wonderful farmhouse hotel in French Peridord. Guests will explore Sarlat (image bottom), Domme, and La Roque Gageac (image below) in the French countryside before boarding their luxury river accommodation.
Wine tastings, adventurous on shore excursions, and best of all the vineyards and people of Bordeaux await those lucky enough to book this trip. This tour is limited to 22 guests and is only available from September 1-10, 2011. The passage cost is US $4875.00 per person. For more information the reader should consult the original PRWeb press release here. Alternatively, you might want to consult the Gateway Destinations website, or France Cruises – specialists in river barge vacations. You can also call toll free direct to connect on this or other France Cruises offerings – Toll-Free: (866) 498-3920. We leave you with some images of the region.