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Cruises to Blaye


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Top Blaye Cruises

5★ ALL-INCLUSIVE
Beautiful Bordeaux

Scenic Diamond 18 Oct 2024 10 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bordeaux

All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship

Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey

Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events

Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)

Itinerary: Bordeaux, France - Bordeaux - Saint-Emilion, France - Libourne - Pauillac, France - Medoc, France - Pauillac - Cadillac, France - Cadillac, France - Bordeaux, France - Arcachon -..…
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2024 5★ All-Inclusive Bordeaux Affair Sale

Scenic Diamond 01 Aug 2024 7 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bordeaux

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Itinerary: Bordeaux, France - Bordeaux – Saint-Émilion, France - Libourne – Blaye, France - Blaye, France - Fort Médoc - Bourg, France - Cadillac, France - Bordeaux, France
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(full fare £3,890) Suite from £1,999pp Other Suites Available

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2024 Luxury All-Inclusive Brilliant Bordeaux

S.S. Bon Voyage 06 Oct 2024 7 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bordeaux

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Itinerary: Bordeaux, France - Blaye – Bourg sur Gironde, France - Cussac Fort Médoc – Pauillac la Fayette, France - Cadillac, France - Libourne (Saint-Émilion), France - Libourne –...
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(full fare £4,599) Outside from £2,299pp

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What to see in Blaye

Blaye, a picturesque town in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France, is a destination that offers a unique blend of historical intrigue and bucolic charm. Sitting on the banks of the Gironde estuary, this small town is rich in history and surrounded by some of the most renowned vineyards in the Bordeaux wine region.

One of the most prominent attractions in Blaye is the Citadel of Blaye, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built in the 17th century by the famous military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, the Citadel is an impressive example of classic French military architecture. Visitors can take guided tours to explore this vast fortress, which includes the ruins of an old castle, ancient walls and hidden underground passages. The Citadel also offers spectacular views of the Gironde estuary, making it a perfect spot for photography enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Within its walls, the Citadel hosts a variety of cultural events, including outdoor film screenings and historical reenactments, which bring the history of the place to life.

A cruise to Blaye would be incomplete without exploring the region's rich wine heritage. The vineyards surrounding Blaye are part of the Côtes de Bordeaux wine-growing area, known for its high-quality red and white wines. Many of the local wineries offer tours and tastings, giving visitors an opportunity to learn about the wine-making process and sample some of the exquisite wines produced in the region. These tours often include a walk through the vineyards, a visit to the cellars and a tasting session led by expert sommeliers. The experience is not just about wine; it’s also about understanding the terroir and the history of winemaking in this renowned region.

For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, the scenic landscapes around Blaye provide the perfect setting for a range of activities. The estuary itself is a beautiful natural area where visitors can enjoy boat trips to observe the local flora and fauna. The banks of the Gironde are also ideal for leisurely walks or bike rides, offering picturesque views of the river and the surrounding countryside. The region’s natural parks are home to a variety of wildlife and are perfect for bird-watching. Additionally, the proximity of the Atlantic coast offers the chance for day trips to the beaches and the opportunity to enjoy water sports like surfing and sailing.


Which cruise lines sail to Blaye?

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