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    7-Night Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux CME Cruise June 10-17, 2018

    June 10, 2018 • June 17, 2018

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7-Night Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux CME Cruise June 10-17, 2018

Onboard the Uniworld River Royale.

From its noble châteaux to its breathtaking estuary, Bordeaux is an oenophile’s paradise and every traveler’s dream. Sail three stunning rivers—the Garonne, the Dordogne and the Gironde—on one amazing journey. Savor the unique heritage of southwest France, from delightful Pauillac, the gateway to the storied Médoc wine route, to elegant Bordeaux, the “ Pearl of the Aquitaine,” as the region is also known. Explore Saint-Émilion’s astonishing 12th-century Monolithic Church, and enjoy the beautiful Médoc vineyards on a bicycle.

Speakers

Dr. Kathryn Giles

MD, MSc, FRCPC

Topic: Neurology

  • Neurology practice in Cambridge, ON for 23 years
  • She has a special interest in ne...

Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

Topic: Infectious Disease

Dr Wayne Ghesquiere is a Clinical Infectious Diseases, Tropical Diseases and Internal Medicine...

Dr. Don Lee

Topic: Neuroradiology

Dr. Lee is a South African graduate, with radiology training at Queen's University in Kingston...

Additional Noteworthy Features

Discover the proud legacy of one of the world’s most acclaimed wine regions onboard a ship where luxury meets river cruising.

From its noble châteaux to its breathtaking estuary, Bordeaux is an oenophile’s paradise and every traveler’s dream. Sail three stunning rivers—the Garonne, the Dordogne and the Gironde—on one amazing journey. Savor the unique heritage of southwest France, from delightful Pauillac, the gateway to the storied Médoc wine route, to elegant Bordeaux, the “Pearl of the Aquitaine,” as the region is also known. Explore Saint-Émilion’s astonishing 12th-century Monolithic Church, and enjoy the beautiful Médoc vineyards on a bicycle.

Throughout your journey, you’ll be treated to a grand display of culinary magic. Taste regional delights and delve deeply into the region’s exalted wines. Taste lovely Médoc vintages; visit the cellars of Premier Grand Cru in Saint-Émilion, where you’ll savor the world’s most highly rated wines; and embark upon a study of Sauternes, meeting the winemakers and enjoying a wine-pairing lunch at Château de Cazeneuve. Discover the douceur de vivre (sweet life) for which this region is known.

This cruise is perfect for nature lovers and those interested in epicurean pursuits, winemaking (and tasting!) and culture.


Dining

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients.
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners.
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions.
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners.
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water.

Excursions

  • 6 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts.
  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day,” “Go Active” and “Gentle.
  • Walking” programs.
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audioheadset system on all excursions.
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks.

Accommodations

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the breathtaking River Royale.
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options.
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access.

Experiences

  • 1 country: France
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment.
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "Aquitaine: Three Rivers, One Ocean and a Unique Land".
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager.
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days.
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

Schedule

This course is designed for Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to facilitate the faculty with the development of their presentations.

 

  • Sat, Jun 10 Bordeaux, France

    Embark

  • Sun, Jun 11 Cadillac, France

    CME 8:30 am - 10:00 am

  • Mon, Jun 12 Pauillac, France

    CME 8:00 am - 10:00 am

  • Tue, Jun 13 Bourg-en-Bresse, France

    CME 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Wed, Jun 14 Libourne, France

    CME 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Thu, Jun 15 Libourne, France

    CME 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Fri, Jun 16 Bordeaux, France

    CME 2:30 pm - 5:05 pm

  • Sat, Jun 17 Bordeaux, France

    Disembark

Our Group Will Be Visiting Many Exciting Stops

Cadillac, Bordeaux

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Cadillac, châteaux and Sauternes vineyards with exclusive artisanal wine-pairing lunch at Château de Cazeneuve.

You’re in for a treat as you embark on a fasci...

Cruising the Garonne River and Gironde Estuary, Pauillac

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of Médoc city tour with exclusive wine tasting OR exclusive guided “Go Active” vineyard bike ride with wine tasting.

Sail the Garonne River and the Gir...

Blaye, Cruising the Gironde Estuary and Dordogne River, Libourne

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Scenic drive along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie with Blaye Fortress.

Sail across the peaceful waters of the estuary, where fishing huts rise above grassy ...

Libourne (Saint-Émilion)

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Saint-Émilion walking discovery tour with wine tasting.

Hilltop Saint-Émilion offers both exceptional architecture and historic vineyards. The Romans were the...

Libourne, Cruising the Garonne River, Bordeaux

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Libourne “Village Day” with farmers’ market, and exclusive “Bordeaux under the Stars” tour.

How could you visit this rich agricultural land without delving in...

Bordeaux

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choice of exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Bordeaux walking tour OR exclusive guided “Go Active” bike ride through the Bordeaux backstreets.

How to spend your ...