- Aran Valley
- 602 km (374 mi) long
- The Garonne is one of the few rivers in the world that exhibits a Tidal Bore. A phenomenon where the leading edge of the tidal wave travels in the opposite direction of the river's flow.
Which Cruise Lines?
- Scenic River Cruises
- Croisi Europe
- Viking River Cruises
Châteaux, Rivers & Wine
A cruise in Aquitaine : the great wines of Southern France
Let yourself be carried by an inspiring cruise along the Garonne and the Dordogne. This will transport you to the heart of Bordeaux and its region. You will discover this unmissable and surprising city many of whose monuments are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, and visit the Blaye citadel which majestically dominates the estuary.
Taste of Bordeaux
Start from Bordeaux, one of the world’s undisputed wine regions. Iconic châteaux, timeless vineyards and delicious wine tastings are plentiful as you visit Cadillac, Pauillac, Saint-Émilion and Libourne. Be treated to an exclusive experience in Bourg, featuring live French music, dancing, wine and hors d'oeuvres. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine and food.