Wine lovers can rejoice in a river cruise of one of the world’s finest wine-producing regions, and discover the vineyards and quaint villages and towns surrounding them with these exciting Freechoice excursions.
Tour the UNESCO heritage Citadel of Blaye on an active tour with your guide understanding the defence system created by the famous architect Sébastien Vauban.
Cadillac walking tour
Enjoy a walking tour in the charming fortified town of Cadillac with a visit to the Chateau museum with the same name.
Cycle along the Captain's Road
Join a 30km roundtrip cycling tour along the Captain's Road which is named in honour of the WWI Captains who chose to purchase their homes along this beautiful stretch of waterway in the early 20th century. Your journey continues through beautiful riverside villages.
Cycling tour of Bordeaux
With your local guide cycle the historic regions of Bordeaux. Cross beautiful bridges to witness sites such as the Royal Gate and the Palais Rohan, before cycling through public gardens back to the luxury of your floating hotel.
Excursion to Sauternes region for a tasting
Venture into the Sauternes region for a tasting of the prestigious Château Guiraud dessert wines.
Excursions to Bergerac
The 12th Century riverside village of Bergerac owes a major part of its post-war economic success to the cultivation of tobacco. Tour this eclectic city before being invited onto a local farm for a tasting of their delicious foie gras.
Guided tour of Bordeaux
Join your local guide on a guided tour of Bordeaux and her many attractions. Discover the highlights of the city by coach and on foot whilst learning interesting facts about the city’s history, culture and way of life.
Guided tour of Libourne
Join your local guide for a guided walking tour of Libourne including sights such as the quaint 16th century town-house and gothic church boasting a 71m stone spire.
Médoc wine tasting
Travel the scenic Médoc wine route today and discover why this region is viewed as the world’s leading red wine producer. Afterwards, sample the region’s finest at one of the prestigious estates.
Médoc wine tasting by bike
Discover the spectacular Médoc countryside on e-bike, and see many fine aristocratic Châteaux in the world’s leading red wine producing region. Afterwards, sample the region’s finest at one of the prestigious estates.
Sauternes cycle tour and tasting
Cycle through the rolling vineyards of Sauternes to the Grand Cru Class estate of Château Myrat for a tasting.
Scenic Culinaire and shop with chef
Join your on board culinary team on a guided visit to a local food market, where you will have an opportunity to shop for, and taste the best ingredients this region has to offer. Upon returning to your Scenic Space Ship meet in the purpose built Scenic Culinaire cooking school for an interactive cooking demonstration making some of Frances most popular and delicious dishes using the ingredients you have just bought at the market.
Serisier wine estate excursion
Visit the late medieval Château Cadillac overlooking the Dordogne River on the right bank, discover the history of the Château that dates back to the 13th. Of course, you will get to taste several vintages of this delicious drop as well.
Tour of Blaye
Tour Blaye, including the spectacularly preserved historic centre contained within the walls of the UNESCO Citadel of Blaye.
Tour of Château Franc Mayne
Tour the exclusive estate of Château Franc Mayne, and walk their underground barrel rooms housed within historic stone quarry tunnels followed by a tasting of their exquisite Grand Cru Classe wine.
Visit to Bourg Castle
Situated inside the castle grounds visit the Carriage museum with a local guide and discover the unique collection of horse-drawn vehicles on display. In addition visit the 16th century passageway to the guard’s rooms and immense WWII oil tanks.