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Cruises on the Dordogne

Visit the Dordogne, a part of France that gets missed by many visitors to the country but which is highly recommended by French nationals themselves.

The Dordogne River

The enchanting gorges and towns around the Dordogne River have delighted visitors to the region for many years, and what better way to experience the landscapes that tower over the region's deep hewn valleys before seemingly tumbling towards the water's shores than from your leisurely-paced cruise ship? The Dordogne has long been a lifeline for the people of this region, dating back to prehistoric times, and its impact on the area is still visible to this day, from the flat-bottomed gabarre boats that pootle along during the day, to the fisherman whose livelihoods depend on its bounty.

A confluence of the Dordgone is the Garonne River which wends its way through the wine-rich lands surrounding Bordeaux, past the time-honoured landscapes of the Gironde Estuary and out into the Atlantic Ocean.

The Dordogne River map

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Garonne & the Dordogne CruiseGaronne & the Dordogne Cruise

Five-Star Bordeaux & The Dordogne Cruise (Fly & Cruise)

History, good food and great wine are in abundance on this hugely inclusive cruise as you make visits to Bordeaux and the Médoc wine region, learn the history of St Emilion and see the cave where he cloistered himself for so long, as well as uncover the buried secrets of Blaye.

Visit a part of France that gets missed by many visitors to the country but which is highly recommended by French nationals themselves and explore the most leisurely way possible, on a river cruise sailing through the picturesque Gironde Estuary.

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2020MaySep

7 days from £1,295 pp

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Garonne & the Dordogne CruiseGaronne & the Dordogne Cruise

Five-Star Bordeaux & The Dordogne Cruise (Rail & Cruise)

History, good food and great wine are in abundance on this hugely inclusive cruise as you make visits to Bordeaux and the Médoc wine region, learn the history of St Emilion and see the cave where he cloistered himself for so long, as well as uncover the buried secrets of Blaye.

Visit a part of France that gets missed by many visitors to the country but which is highly recommended by French nationals themselves and explore the most leisurely way possible, on a river cruise sailing through the picturesque Gironde Estuary.

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2020MaySep

7 days from £1,445 pp

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Garonne & the Dordogne CruiseGaronne & the Dordogne Cruise

Biarritz & Five-Star Bordeaux and Dordogne Cruise

Superb sandy beaches, a mild climate and a delightful ocean promenade have drawn visitors to Biarritz for years, then swap the sea for the Garonne and Dordogne, two of France's most scenic rivers, as you enjoy a relaxing cruise through one of Europe's most famous wine regions.

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2020MaySep

10 days from £1,895 pp

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The Dordogne River

History, good food and great wine are in abundance on this hugely inclusive cruise as you make visits to Bordeaux and the Médoc wine region, learn the history of St Emilion and see the cave where he cloistered himself for so long, as well as uncover the buried secrets of Blaye.

Explore in the most leisurely way possible, on a river cruise sailing through the picturesque Gironde Estuary.

  • Bordeaux
  • Wines of Medoc
  • Pauillac
  • Blaye
  • Route de la Corniche
  • St. Emilion
  • Cadillac

Our Dordogne ship

At Great Rail Journeys, we know that the itinerary and destination make up only part of the excellent cruise experience we strive for. On a cruise, your accommodation becomes part of the holiday, and your ship should be as comfortable, as luxurious and as elegant as possible - coincidentally, all things our chartered ships happen to be! 

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