Day 1 - Southampton
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Braemar (3T+) in preparation for a late night sailing.
Day 2 - At sea
Relax as we sail for France, and familiarise yourself with the attractions of Braemar.
Day 3 - Cruising Gironde & Garonne Rivers - Bordeaux, France (overnight)
The Gironde Estuary and the Garonne River are fringed with some of the great vineyards of the world, such as Pauillac and St Emilion, which have made the attractive city of Bordeaux synonymous with fine wine and fine dining. Braemar cruises these tranquil waters into the heart of France’s picturesque Gironde region.
Day 4 - Bordeaux
With a day to explore Bordeaux, take the opportunity to stroll the historic streets of the city centre, now UNESCO World Heritage-listed, visit the elegant Place des Quinconces, one of Europe’s largest squares and, of course, sample some of the famous local claret.
Day 5 - La Pallice (for La Rochelle)
Another fine historic city of western France is La Rochelle, with a pretty Old Port and ancient streets dotted with charming cafés and bars. Take your time to enjoy its quintessentially French pleasures.
Day 6 - At sea
A further day at sea to appreciate life aboard Braemar.
Day 7 - Honfleur
The great Impressionist painters of France adored Honfleur for its enchanting old harbour views and the clarity of its light and it remains to this day one of the country’s loveliest towns.
Day 8 - Rouen (overnight)
Rouen is Normandy’s ‘museum city’, a treasure trove of 2,000 years of history, including the Gothic cathedral which inspired Monet to paint more than 30 canvasses and the poignant place where Joan of Arc was executed. See its many sights for yourself or join an optional tour to visit the unforgettably romantic city of Paris.
Day 9 - Rouen - cruising Seine River
A cruise along the Seine reveals yet more scenic vistas that inspired artists of yesteryear. Settle back and enjoy the unfolding panoramas in sublime comfort.
Day 10 Southampton
We disembark after breakfast and you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.