Getting on/off a motorcoach. Walking up to 2.5 miles at a time during excursions. Walking will be on cobbled streets, gravel paths, unpaved lanes and city streets. Ability to stand for up to 1 hour without sitting and climbing stairs is a must.
On board. Breakfast is a self service buffet which may include pastries, coffee, tea, juice, breads, jams and jellies, a variety of sausages and cold cuts, eggs, fresh fruit, and yogurt.
On board, we will hear an expert lecture on the history of the Aquitaine region. We will discuss Alienor d'Aquitaine and the commerce that made Bordeaux such a powerful city.
On board. All lunches will be a 3-course plated and served meal at set times. Meals are prepared on a daily basis from fresh ingredients. Includes: mineral water, fruit juice, tea, coffee, & house wine and beer. Champagne and all wines on the special wine list are available for an additional charge.
We will disembark and go by motorcoach to visit a chateau in the Sauternes area to learn about wine production. We will also have a chance to taste a few of the wines they produce.