Cruise and stay companies

Home port of six river cruise-and-stay companies, Bordeaux is the starting point of all cruises over the Gironde estuary, Garonne and Dordogne rivers, from March to December.

These one week cruises offer the opportunity to discover, along the waterway, UNESCO world heritage sites: the Verrou de l’Estuaire designed by Vauban (from Pauillac, Blaye or Bourg), Saint-Emilion jurisdiction (from Libourne) and Bordeaux, a UNESCO vibrant city. In the south Gironde, the bastide town Cadillac opens the doors to a unique and rich heritage (La Sauve-Majeure abbey, listed as historical monument) and the famous Graves and Sauternes vineyards among which Smith Haut Lafitte and Haut-Bailly estates.