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Rivers Of Spain & France

(M1714)
pp from £1,699
Rivers Of Spain & France
Departure Port:
Southampton, UK
Ship:
Braemar
Departure Date:
10th June 2017
Duration:
14 Nights
 Take advantage of Braemar’s compact dimensions to dock in the heart of beautiful cities; and experience over 300 nautical miles of scenic cruising along the winding Guadalquivir, Gironde, Garonne and Seine Rivers on this superb summer sail to Spain and France. You’ll enjoy overnight stays in Bordeaux, Seville and Rouen; and calls into Vigo and Aviles.
 ​Enjoy views of a beautiful countryside from the decks of Braemar as the ship sails over 300 nautical miles along picturesque Spanish and French rivers to the heart of captivating cites; taking you closer to a plethora of fantastic sights and experiences.You’ll foray into France for an overnight stay in beautiful Bordeaux. Taking advantage of Braemar’s compact dimensions to dock in the historic, UNESCO-listed heart of the city, you’ll be perfectly placed to explore. The centuries-old Cathédrale St-André, fantastic Musée des Beaux-Arts, stunning Jardin Public and Esplanade des Quinconces – home of the historic Monument aux Girondins – are just a selection of highlights to tick-off your ‘must-visit’ list. You could even tour to the magnificent Medoc region to sample delicious wines at a world-famous vineyard. Sailing to Spain next, the stunning city of Seville will come into view as the ship glides along the winding Guadalquivir River. Stepping ashore in the centre of the city, splendid sights such as the Real Alcázar and the grand, UNESCO-listed gothic cathedral will be within easy reach. Be sure to visit a traditional Tapas restaurant during your overnight stay here to sample a true taste of Spain.Explore the gorgeous Galician countryside and stunning French-style gardens in Vigo, from where you could also take a trip to Santiago de Compostela to marvel at the magnificent cathedral; and then enjoy sweet and salty treats in Aviles – a beautiful city renowned for its tasty pastries and delicious sidras – before returning to France. A relaxing scenic cruise along the River Seine offers unforgettable views of unspoilt French countryside as Braemar heads for Rouen, your final port of call. Again you’ll dock overnight in the heart of the city, so highlights such as the soaring cathedral, bustling Rue du Gros Horloge, and the Aître St-Maclou burial grounds are just a short distance away. From Rouen there's also the chance to visit Paris and discover the French capital’s abundance of iconic landmarks, such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. 

Last Updated: 27/07/2017

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