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The Arts & Armagnac Cruise

The Arts & Armagnac Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

Enjoy a scenic cruise in Aquitaine with our Arts and Armagnac Cruise.

  • Country / Region
    France / Aquitaine
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Le Mas d'Agenais via Valence-sur-Baïse & Condom
From
AU$1,324
 

Enjoy a scenic cruise in Aquitaine with our Arts and Armagnac Cruise.

  • Country / Region
    France / Aquitaine
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Le Mas d'Agenais via Valence-sur-Baïse & Condom
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ItineraryItinerary Le Mas d'Agenais, via Valence-sur-Baïse & CondomActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesActivityActivity Perfect area for swimmingActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Following the winding River Baïse and the Canal Latéral à la Garonne, enjoy a relaxing & delightful cruise in Aquitaine. Sightsee in the historical towns of Nérac, Moissac and Agen. Taste the local specialities of Magret & Foie Gras, the local wine of Buzet & Bordeaux or the distinctive regional brandy called Armagnac. The days pass quickly as you follow your watery trail past vineyards, lush green fields and picturesque villages.


Cruising Time Number of locks Waterways Destination
32 hours 50 Canal lateral a la Garonne & River Baise Le Mas d'Agenais, via Valence-sur-Baïse & Condom

 

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Inclusions

  • Renting the boat and its equipment
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Free locks (except in Ireland & Holland)

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Itinerary 

Visit the following towns and villages: 

  • Le Mas d'Agenais
  • Damazan
  • Buzet
  • Lavardac
  • Vianne
  • Barbaste
  • Nerac
  • Moncrabeau
  • Valence-sur-Baïse
  • Condom
  • Serignac-sur-Garonne
  • Agen
  • Valence d'Agen
  • Moissac
  • Castelsarrasin

Take time to delight in the Armagnac, a delightful liquor produced in the area.

The picturesque village of Damazan has a lovely town square well worth seeing. Stop for a bite to eat.

Visit a great Glasswork factory in Vianne.

Visit the Abbey of St. Pierre in Moissac, built in the 7th century, it is a fine example of medieval architecture.

Explore the great castle of Barbaste.

The Buzet Cave in Buzet offers free wine tasting. The local wines are superb. Buy a bottle for the boat.

Visit the castle of the powerful King Henry IV.

Discover the marché au gras. In Valence d'Agen, there is a traditional market called Marché au gras where you will find local specialities, like the delightful foie gras.

Stop in Agen and taste the delightful local speciality: the Pruneau d'Agen. Just beside Agen is a famous amusement park where everybody will have fun.

Discover beautiful landscapes over the lake Saint-Nicolas de la Grave, and enjoy the numerous watersports facilities.

Dive in the Baïse. This pretty river is perfect for a swim. Dive in and swim along the banks. 

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Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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