Enjoy the Taste of Bordeaux

With Emmy®-winning AmaWaterways Godmother Samantha Brown

Join Emmy® award-winning TV host and travel expert Samantha Brown as she hosts a special 7-night Taste of Bordeaux river cruise with AmaWaterways, July 29 – August 5, 2021! Attend hosted dinners with exquisite locally-sourced cuisine and wine as Samantha, the esteemed Godmother of our AmaMagna, regales you with tales of her travels. Plus, enjoy a variety of included excursions while discovering picturesque winegrowing villages along France’s Garonne and Dordogne rivers. It’s the ultimate French experience!


  • Includes Exclusive Airport Transfers
  • Applies to both guests traveling within the same stateroom
  • Upgrade to Business Class Air starting from C$3,999 per person
  • Alternatively, enjoy cruise savings of C$1,800 per stateroom (C$900 per person) in lieu of Free Air

    Solo Traveler Savings: Enjoy Free Air or C$900 cruise savings on stateroom categories C and above; 25% single supplement available for stateroom categories D and E (not combinable with Free Air or cruise savings).

    Reserve by December 31, 2020

    Contact your preferred travel professional or call toll free: 1-800-626-0126

    *Exclusive airport transfers allow guests to be transferred solely with their travel companion(s) while maintaining social distancing. i.e. If you are traveling with your significant other, you will be in your own vehicle together; likewise, if you are traveling with six family members, the seven of you will be transferred together in your own vehicle. Please note: certain long-distance transfers not included.

    Itinerary Taste of Bordeaux
    CRUISE FROM : Bordeaux to Bordeaux
    Travel to France’s legendary wine capital, Bordeaux. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Libourne, Blaye, Bourg, Pauillac and Cadillac. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.
    COUNTRIES: France
    RIVERS: Dordogne, Garonne

    Taste of Bordeaux At A Glance

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    Included Features Taste of Bordeaux

    • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
    • Computer for internet access
    • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
    • Desk and sitting area
    • Bottled water replenished daily
    • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
    • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
    • Internet and Wi-Fi access
    • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
    • Fitness room, massage services and hair
    • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
    • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
    • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
    • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
    • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
    • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
    • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
    • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
    • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
    • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
    • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
    • Immersive tours in every destination
    • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
    • Bike tours and hikes
    • Special Interest Tours
    • Knowledgeable guides
    • Personal headset for easy exploration
    • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
    Dates & Prices Taste of Bordeaux
    EMBARK July 29
    7-NIGHT CRUISEBordeauxBordeaux
    ImportantDates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

    Port Charges not included in cruise price$196 per person.

    Single Supplement for CruiseCategory E and D 25% of twin price; Category C, B, and A 50% of twin price; Suite 100% of twin price.

    Single Supplement for LandA single supplement charge will be applied to pre- and post-cruise hotel extensions. Please call for pricing details.

    BeddingPlease select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The Options are: Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

    Reserve your next river cruise with peace of mind
    Ask your Travel Advisor about our new Travel Waiver Plus or call us at 1-800-626-0126 or visit AmaWaterways.ca

    Terms & Conditions:

    Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in CAD, inclusive of port charges, based on double occupancy in a base category stateroom unless stated otherwise. FREE AIR, BUSINESS AIR and up to C$1,800 Cruise Savings are valid for new FIT and Group double occupancy reservations booked and deposited by December 31, 2020. FREE AIR promotion is based on economy, round-trip, trans-Atlantic airfare departing from select gateways as published (based on availability). BUSINESS AIR paid upgrade is C$3,999 per person based on double occupancy and is eligible for both guests in the same stateroom. Offers includes base ticket price, fuel surcharges, taxes and roundtrip airport transfers between the airport and ship and/or hotel for services purchased through AmaWaterways for a published itinerary only. Certain long-distance transfers not included. Promotions not applicable to triple/child fares. Guest(s) must pay full brochure (published) fare for all itinerary components in order to qualify. Any air schedules relating to AmaWaterways promotional air offers will only be provided once full payment is received for the river cruise and promotional air offer (if any). Once payment has been received in full and your airline tickets have been issued, any changes will be subject to penalty if not cancelled within 24 hours of ticketing. Should the name on your airline reservation not match your passport exactly, your airline reservation will have to be cancelled, full penalties will be assessed and your reservation will have to be recreated subject to market pricing at the time of the new reservation. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of AmaWaterways and are published approximately 75 days prior to departure or sooner. Custom itineraries, itinerary requests and schedule deviations are not accepted on this promotion. Air carrier and flight schedule will be confirmed by AmaWaterways and cannot be substituted. No recourse available for those who wish to change or cancel their selected flight schedules. Additional luggage fees and other ancillary charges imposed by the carrier will apply and can be found on the carrier’s website on or after the release of the flight schedule. FREE AIR, BUSINESS AIR and C$1,800 Cruise Savings offers are not combinable with Solo offers or Solo Travelers booked in an E or D stateroom or any other promotions/discounts. Must mention promo code FLYFREE in order to receive FREE AIRFARE and FLYBUS in order to receive BUSINESS AIR. Up to C$1,800 Cruise Savings is based on double occupancy and is not combinable with FREE AIR or BUSINESS AIR offers. Offers are combinable with AmaWaterways’ Past Guest Privilege Rewards and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Offers are capacity-controlled and subject to modification, reduction or withdrawal without notice. Stateroom upgrades, land programs, visas, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.CST#2065452-20.

    Ships Taste of Bordeaux
    The custom-designed AmaDolce was introduced in 2009 and features spacious staterooms, most with French Balconies, Internet/WiFi access, walking track along our Sun Deck and guided bicycle tours at stops along the river.Learn more
    Gallery Taste of Bordeaux
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