Bordeaux: Scenic River Cruise with Commentary and Canelés

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Enjoy a boat tour on the Garonne River and discover the treasures of Bordeaux's imposing façades. Hear about local history and the wine trading industry from your guide and taste traditional canelés.

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Highlights

  • Admire the buildings along Bordeaux’s UNESCO waterfront
  • Travel along the quays of the Garonne River
  • Learn about the history of Bordeaux from a professionnal guide
  • Taste 2 marvelous Canelés frome the famous Baillardran brand

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Discover the wines and scenic waterfront of Bordeaux on a 1.15-hour wine tasting cruise, and marvel at 18th-century façades, Stone Bridge and other romantic bridges, and busy ports from the River Garonne. Explore the Chartrons district from the Garonne River. Climb aboard the pleasure electric drive boat Sirius at Les Bateaux Bordelais landing stage (Quais des Chartrons) in the city center. Set sail at 2:45 PM or 4 PM, and cruise by the historic façades of the UNESCO-listed Port de la Lune with the romantic Stone bridge, and modern district of Bacalan with the Cité du Vin museum. Pass under the lift bridge of Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas, and continue past the Pont d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux' Golden Gate). Once you have sailed past the village of Lormont, the boat will turn around and cruise back to the city center from the port zone of Bassens. Along the way, you will tatse 2 marvelous Canelés from the famous brand Baillardran, hearing the link between the canelé's story and the city of Bordeaux, from the Palais de la Bourse to the estuaty entrance.

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River cruise Live commentary 2 canelés Fresh water Access via your Smartphone to information about the cruise in Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Chinese and Japanese

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