ms Princesse d'Aquitaine

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine cruise ship
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Cruise line
CroisiEurope

Current cruise:
7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
15 Jul, 2018 - 23 Jul, 2018

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Princesse d'Aquitaine

Year built2001  /  Age : 17
Flag state France
BuilderCroisiEurope Shipyard (Strasbourg, France)
OwnerCroisiEurope
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage1500 gt
Passengers69 - 138
Crew20
Decks3
Cabins69
Decks with cabins2
Last Refurbishment2011

Review of ms Princesse d'Aquitaine

MS Princesse d’Aquitaine ship cruises on Dordogne and Garonne rivers in France, leaving out of Bordeaux. Itineraries also include the Gironde Estuary. This riverboat operates on Gironde River together with the CroisiEurope ship Cyrano de Bergerac.

The riverboat has 69 passenger cabins (equally sized at 140 ft2 / 13 m2), including 1 suite. Main Deck staterooms are with riverview picture windows (non-opening). Upper Deck cabins are also with non-opening picture windows. This ship has no French balconies (slide-opening windows). As amenities, each stateroom has private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.ms Princesse d’Aquitaine cruise ship The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with its own bar and dance floor), a dining room restaurant, sundeck relaxation area (with loungers and deckchairs), gift shop, library, complimentary bicycles and Wi-Fi Internet usage. The provided by CroisiEurope gourmet dining options on the ship, along with the organized tours with themed food and wine tastings allow guests to enjoy the local cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes. The Princesse d’Aquitaine ship’s Dordogne and Garonne river cruise itineraries from Bordeaux are themed:

  • "A Renowned Land of Plenty" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE - ST EMILION - CADILLAC
  • "Nature's authentic heritage" - visits LIBOURNE (BOURG) - ST EMILION - PAUILLAC - BLAYE
  • "The Gironde Estuary and the Garonne River" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE (BOURG) - ST EMILION
  • "The Heart of the Bordeaux Vineyards" - visits PAUILLAC - LIBOURNE - ST EMILION - CADILLAC
  • "Three Mighty Rivers" - visits PAUILLAC - BLAYE - LIBOURNE - SAINT-EMILION - CADILLAC

Among the tours and excursions along the Princesse d’Aquitaine ship's Bordeaux cruise itineraries are:

  • Bordeaux (embarkation) - sailing on Garonne River, then on Gironde River (before the arrival in Pauillac), Medoc (red wines region, wine tasting tour)
  • Gironde estuary, arrival in Blaye (guided tour, overnight stay), Corniche excursion (optional) or Bourg vineyards (hiking tour)
  • Dordogne River, arrival in Libourne (Saint-Emilion excursion /optional)
  • passing by Cazeau Island and Bordeaux City, arrival in Cadillac (overnight stay, guided tour, Roquetaillade Castle excursion)
  • Bordeaux (overnight stay before disembarkation) - guided bus tour (city attractions)
  • Libourne (overnight stay) - Saint-Laurent-des-Combes (hiking tour, wine tasting) or Saint Emilion church (excursion)
  • River Garonne, passing the Cazeau Island and the Patiras Island, arrival in Pauillac (overnight stay) - St Seurinoise loop (hiking tour) or Medoc vineyards (excursion, wine tasting)
  • Bordeaux (overnight stay before disembarkation) - full day optional excursions: to Arcachon Bay or to Cognac (wine region)

MS Princesse d’Aquitaine cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative CroisiEurope France cruise rates. They might be different when you book your CroisiEurope Dordogne and Garonne river cruise deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Know, that CroisiEurope cruises in France are price-inclusive of all beverages (coffee, tea, juices, soda drinks, also wine and beer at lunches and dinners), but tours and excursions ashore are optional and cost extra.

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 5
  • Total number of cabins: 69 (all of which riverview, 1 suite, none for disabled)
  • Cabins - Main Deck (42 double with picture windows, 1 Suite), Upper Deck (26 double)
  • Restaurants: restaurant
  • Lounges & Bars: lounge with bar (dance floor), bar (TV, video, terrace), sun deck (loungers), French balconies, gift shop, terrace, wi-fi (payable on board).
  • The Princesse d’Aquitaine ship cruises on Garonnne, Dordogne and Gironde estuary (in southwest France) leaving from Bordeaux. The CroisiEurope line also owns the Dordogne-Garonne riverboat Cyrano de Bergerac.
  • The CroisiEurope cruise company is family owned and based in Strasbourg, France. Established in 1976, this premium line operates all aspects of its cruises: from the vessel building (design and construction) to cuisine and hotel services. CroisiEurope is among Europe's largest cruise line companies.
  • CroisiEurope river cruise deals are inclusive of soft drinks and alcohol (wine and beer with lunch and dinner (year-round). The line offers deals inclusive of unlimited drinks during the Europe's high season (April through October) each year. However, unlike most river cruise lines, CroisiEurope charges its guests additionally for shore excursions.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

ms Princesse d'Aquitaine Itineraries 2018

The below listed ms Princesse d'Aquitaine cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest CroisiEurope fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Bordeaux cruise port

03 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
Prices starting
from $1630
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03 Jul      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
05 Jul     Garonne River, France   
05 Jul - 06 Jul     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
06 Jul     Gironde Estuary, France   
06 Jul - 07 Jul     Blaye, France(Overnight)   
07 Jul     Garonne River, France   
07 Jul     Dordogne River, France   
07 Jul - 08 Jul     Libourne, France (Overnight)   
08 Jul     Garonne River, France   
08 Jul - 09 Jul     Cadillac, France(Overnight)   
09 Jul     Gironde Estuary, France   
09 Jul - 10 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
10 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Arcachon excursion)   
11 Jul      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

15 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
Prices starting
from $1630
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15 Jul      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
17 Jul     Garonne River, France   
17 Jul - 18 Jul     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
18 Jul     Gironde Estuary, France   
18 Jul - 19 Jul     Blaye, France(Overnight)   
19 Jul     Garonne River, France   
19 Jul     Dordogne River, France   
19 Jul - 20 Jul     Libourne, France (Overnight)   
20 Jul     Garonne River, France   
20 Jul - 21 Jul     Cadillac, France(Overnight)   
21 Jul     Gironde Estuary, France   
21 Jul - 22 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
22 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Arcachon excursion)   
23 Jul      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

15 July 20186 nights / 7 days, round-trip Bordeaux & the river Dordogne
Prices starting
from $2444
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15 Jul      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
17 Jul     Bordeaux, France   
17 Jul     Pauillac, France   
18 Jul     Blaye, France   
19 Jul     Libourne, France   
20 Jul     Bourg-sur-Gironde, France   
21 Jul     Cadillac, France   
21 Jul - 22 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
22 Jul      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

23 July 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1002
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23 Jul      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
25 Jul     Bordeaux, France   
25 Jul - 26 Jul     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
26 Jul     Pauillac, France   
26 Jul     Blaye, France   
26 Jul     Libourne, France   
27 Jul     Libourne, France   
27 Jul     Saint-Emilion, France   
27 Jul - 28 Jul     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
28 Jul      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

28 July 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1002
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28 Jul      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
30 Jul     Bordeaux, France   
30 Jul - 31 Jul     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
31 Jul     Pauillac, France   
31 Jul     Blaye, France   
31 Jul     Libourne, France   
01 Aug     Libourne, France   
01 Aug     Saint-Emilion, France   
01 Aug - 02 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
02 Aug      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

02 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
Prices starting
from $1630
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02 Aug      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
04 Aug     Garonne River, France   
04 Aug - 05 Aug     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
05 Aug     Gironde Estuary, France   
05 Aug - 06 Aug     Blaye, France(Overnight)   
06 Aug     Garonne River, France   
06 Aug     Dordogne River, France   
06 Aug - 07 Aug     Libourne, France (Overnight)   
07 Aug     Garonne River, France   
07 Aug - 08 Aug     Cadillac, France(Overnight)   
08 Aug     Gironde Estuary, France   
08 Aug - 09 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
09 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Arcachon excursion)   
10 Aug      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

09 August 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1002
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09 Aug      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
11 Aug     Bordeaux, France   
11 Aug - 12 Aug     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
12 Aug     Pauillac, France   
12 Aug     Blaye, France   
12 Aug     Libourne, France   
13 Aug     Libourne, France   
13 Aug     Saint-Emilion, France   
13 Aug - 14 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
14 Aug      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

14 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
Prices starting
from $1630
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14 Aug      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
16 Aug     Garonne River, France   
16 Aug - 17 Aug     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
17 Aug     Gironde Estuary, France   
17 Aug - 18 Aug     Blaye, France(Overnight)   
18 Aug     Garonne River, France   
18 Aug     Dordogne River, France   
18 Aug - 19 Aug     Libourne, France (Overnight)   
19 Aug     Garonne River, France   
19 Aug - 20 Aug     Cadillac, France(Overnight)   
20 Aug     Gironde Estuary, France   
20 Aug - 21 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
21 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Arcachon excursion)   
22 Aug      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

21 August 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1167
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21 Aug      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
23 Aug     Bordeaux, France   
23 Aug - 24 Aug     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
24 Aug     Pauillac, France   
24 Aug     Blaye, France   
24 Aug     Libourne, France   
25 Aug     Libourne, France   
25 Aug     Saint-Emilion, France   
25 Aug - 26 Aug     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
26 Aug      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

19 September 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Three Mighty Rivers -Gironde Estuary
Prices starting
from $1815
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19 Sep      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
21 Sep     Garonne River, France   
21 Sep - 22 Sep     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
22 Sep     Gironde Estuary, France   
22 Sep - 23 Sep     Blaye, France(Overnight)   
23 Sep     Garonne River, France   
23 Sep     Dordogne River, France   
23 Sep - 24 Sep     Libourne, France (Overnight)   
24 Sep     Garonne River, France   
24 Sep - 25 Sep     Cadillac, France(Overnight)   
25 Sep     Gironde Estuary, France   
25 Sep - 26 Sep     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
26 Sep     Bordeaux, France(Arcachon excursion)   
27 Sep      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

07 October 20186 nights / 7 days, round-trip Bordeaux & the river Dordogne
Prices starting
from $2458
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07 Oct      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
09 Oct     Bordeaux, France   
09 Oct     Pauillac, France   
10 Oct     Blaye, France   
11 Oct     Libourne, France   
12 Oct     Bourg-sur-Gironde, France   
13 Oct     Cadillac, France   
13 Oct - 14 Oct     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
14 Oct      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

08 October 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1095
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08 Oct      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
10 Oct     Bordeaux, France   
10 Oct - 11 Oct     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
11 Oct     Pauillac, France   
11 Oct     Blaye, France   
11 Oct     Libourne, France   
12 Oct     Libourne, France   
12 Oct     Saint-Emilion, France   
12 Oct - 13 Oct     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
13 Oct      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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Bordeaux cruise port

25 October 20184 nights / 5 days, round-trip The exceptional region of Bordeaux
Prices starting
from $1088
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25 Oct      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
27 Oct     Bordeaux, France   
27 Oct - 28 Oct     Pauillac, France(Overnight)   
28 Oct     Pauillac, France   
28 Oct     Blaye, France   
28 Oct     Libourne, France   
29 Oct     Libourne, France   
29 Oct     Saint-Emilion, France   
29 Oct - 30 Oct     Bordeaux, France(Overnight)   
30 Oct      Arriving in Bordeaux, France   

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