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Published on :   09/03/2022

Along the Garonne and the Dordogne

Between natural and cultural discoveries, embark on a river cruise from Bordeaux along the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers to the Gironde estuary, an ideal opportunity to discover the French traditions of this region in a new light! Gourmets, history buffs, culture lovers and nature lovers alike will fall under the spell of this region where the vines are in the spotlight.

Did you know?

CroisiEurope was the first river company to organize cruises on the Garonne River from Bordeaux! Today, it is on board the MS Cyrano de Bergerac that you can travel our river routes in this region.

The authentic, wild and well-preserved nature

Our cruises raise anchor in Bordeaux to go to Royan along the Garonne River and towards the Gironde estuary. Largest estuary in Western Europe, it stretches over 75km towards the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of an authentic and preserved wilderness. From immense stretches of sand shaped by the wind and the currents to wine-growing landscapes between cliffs and ledges dotted with troglodyte houses and fishermen's huts, you will sail aboard the MS Cyrano De Bergerac in the heart of a vast mosaic of breathtakingly varied landscapes.

A wealth of architecture, witness to the region's history

As you travel through the region, you will discover its history engraved in stone, where authentic towns and villages with cobbled, sloping and narrow streets bear witness to the medieval times.


Bordeaux, the City of Wine, whose entire city is listed at UNESCO World Heritage, has an abundant cultural and architectural heritage.

Starting and ending point of our cruises, this unmissable city has many surprises in store. You will discover the famous Place de la Bourse and its water mirror, sublime by day and by night. On the riverside until the Pont de Pierre and its 17 arches crossing the Garonne, you will find an ideal environment to enjoy an idyllic promenade along the river and around the Port de la Lune.

In the heart of the terroir

A major culinary destination, known to delight the gourmet lovers from all over the world, you will taste world-renowned wines and the specialties of the region: foie gras, cannelés or oysters from the Arcachon basin.


Our itineraries in the Médoc region will delight wine lovers on board a cruise where the world of wine and vineyards are honored on board. An opportunity to discover the prestigious vineyards of the Médoc and Sauternes regions, with numerous stops along the famous Châteaux route. These stopovers will take you to towns and villages with names evocative of the most famous grands crus: Pauillac, Blaye, Libourne, Saint-Emilion and others, and will be punctuated by wine tastings in the heart of renowned vineyards, crossing the most prestigious AOC vineyards in the world.

Authenticity, cultural discoveries, nature. culture, vineyards and history are all part of our superb cruises in Gironde whose itineraries will lead you to discover one of the most beautiful regions of France.


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