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AmaWaterways Celebrates Inaugural Taste Of Bordeaux Voyage Aboard AmaDolce

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | AmaWaterways | April 05, 2016

AmaWaterways Celebrates Inaugural Taste Of Bordeaux Voyage Aboard AmaDolce

WHY IT RATES: ‘Specialty’ or ‘theme’ cruises are always a big hit. Going through what is arguably the greatest wine region in the world? Priceless. (Courtesy AmaWaterways)

PHOTO: Experience France in a new way with a river cruise (Courtesy AmaWaterways)

AmaWaterways celebrated the expansion of its river cruise experiences in France with the debut of its first-ever “Taste of Bordeaux” sailing.

The launch of AmaWaterways’ new 7-night round-trip Bordeaux sailings aboard AmaDolce underscores the company’s continued confidence in France as one of Europe’s most enjoyable river cruise vacation destinations.

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“This has been an exciting month for AmaWaterways, with the launch of our brand new AmaStella and now, the debut of our ‘Taste of Bordeaux’ itinerary aboard the beautiful AmaDolce,” said Kristin Karst, Executive Vice President and Co-owner of AmaWaterways. “Each year, we consider guest and travel agent feedback as we look to expand into new destinations.  Bordeaux has consistently come back as a destination of interest and we are thrilled to now offer breathtaking sailings in this incredible region of the world.”

AmaWaterways’ “Taste of Bordeaux” itinerary offers a relaxing, memorable 7-night experience along the Garonne and Dordogne rivers.  Travelers booking this unforgettable journey through France’s legendary wine region have the opportunity to visit famous châteaux and vineyards, with stops at Cadillac’s Roquetaillaide Castle, a Grand Cru Classé wine tasting in Pauillac, an excursion at Château de Montaigne in Libourne and more.

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Optional pre- and/or post-cruise land extensions are available with panoramic city tours in Paris and additional château visits and wine tastings in the Loire Valley. Ten of AmaWaterways’ 24 “Taste of Bordeaux” sailings in 2016 will be special wine-themed voyages, boasting an even more immersive experience led by some of the world’s top wine experts.

AmaDolce features an array of AmaWaterways’ signature design features and amenities, including French balconies, spacious marble-appointed bathrooms, a fitness room with sauna, walking track, hair and nail services, and nightly entertainment in the Main Lounge.

Staterooms are equipped with Entertainment on Demand systems, giving travelers complimentary internet access, the latest movies, music libraries and more. Complimentary unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner; and complimentary bottled water is provided daily in all staterooms.

For more information or to book a “Taste of Bordeaux” sailing, visit, call (800) 626-0126, or contact a travel professional.

Source: AmaWaterways press release

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