River Cruising to Bordeaux & the Seville Fair
FOT-498715/417635 N Europe
15 Nights
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Day 1
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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Day 3
La Pallice, France

La Pallice is a port located on the western coast of France which provides access to the charming town of La Rochelle. Here, one can take a pleasant stroll around the Old Port and admire the Three Towers. Additionally, the town is home to an array of shops that are sure to provide plenty of inspiration for a spot of retail therapy.

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Day 4
Bordeaux, France

As you may already know, Bordeaux is renowned for its wines – many of which are considered among the best in the world. The petit Museum of Bordeaux Wine and Trade is housed in the building of an old wine merchant and offers an insight into the production of wine and even a chance to sample selected wines. If you are looking to soak up the culture and atmosphere of Bordeaux, consider taking a stroll along Sainte-Catherine Street, in the Pedestrian Centre. Alternatively, you could climb 243 steps of the tower of Saint-Michel and enjoy unparalleled views over Bordeaux.

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Day 5
Bordeaux, France

As you may already know, Bordeaux is renowned for its wines – many of which are considered among the best in the world. The petit Museum of Bordeaux Wine and Trade is housed in the building of an old wine merchant and offers an insight into the production of wine and even a chance to sample selected wines. If you are looking to soak up the culture and atmosphere of Bordeaux, consider taking a stroll along Sainte-Catherine Street, in the Pedestrian Centre. Alternatively, you could climb 243 steps of the tower of Saint-Michel and enjoy unparalleled views over Bordeaux.

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Day 8
Seville, Spain

Once known as the Great Babylon of Spain, Seville lies inland of the Costa de la Luz along the Guadalquivir River. Seville is widely considered to be the very heart of Spain, being home to great literally and operatic figures such as Carmen, Figaro, the lover Don Juan and the Barber of Seville. There are plenty of beautiful sights to behold in Seville, with plazas dripping in orange trees, baroque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the St. Mary of the See Cathedral. Lavishly decorated with a large quantity of gold throughout, the Cathedral is one of the largest of all medieval and Gothic cathedrals and is a must see for any trip to Seville.

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Day 9
Seville, Spain

Once known as the Great Babylon of Spain, Seville lies inland of the Costa de la Luz along the Guadalquivir River. Seville is widely considered to be the very heart of Spain, being home to great literally and operatic figures such as Carmen, Figaro, the lover Don Juan and the Barber of Seville. There are plenty of beautiful sights to behold in Seville, with plazas dripping in orange trees, baroque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the St. Mary of the See Cathedral. Lavishly decorated with a large quantity of gold throughout, the Cathedral is one of the largest of all medieval and Gothic cathedrals and is a must see for any trip to Seville.

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Day 13
Rouen, France

The capital of the region of Normandy, Rouen lies along the River Seine, just 75 miles from its entrance on the English Channel. Rouen is perhaps most famous for being the site of the trial of Joan of Arc. Rouen also boasts a wealth of gothic architecture, which has named it the nickname “city of a hundred spires”. The most notable buildings are the spectacular Cathedrale Notre Dame and the Eglise St. Maclou, which is home to some of the finest wood carvings in France. Until the 19th century, Rouen was also the main seaport in France and is still a pleasure to sail to and from, with a varied and beautiful surrounding scenery, full of cliffs, forests, chateaux and abbeys.

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Day 14
Rouen, France

The capital of the region of Normandy, Rouen lies along the River Seine, just 75 miles from its entrance on the English Channel. Rouen is perhaps most famous for being the site of the trial of Joan of Arc. Rouen also boasts a wealth of gothic architecture, which has named it the nickname “city of a hundred spires”. The most notable buildings are the spectacular Cathedrale Notre Dame and the Eglise St. Maclou, which is home to some of the finest wood carvings in France. Until the 19th century, Rouen was also the main seaport in France and is still a pleasure to sail to and from, with a varied and beautiful surrounding scenery, full of cliffs, forests, chateaux and abbeys.

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Day 15
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.