Tracing coastal connections from Bordeaux to Dublin

Travel along the spectacularly scenic coastlines of France and Britain, each with their own unique essence, yet intertwined throughout history by geography. Castle-guarded ports and picturesque fishing harbors reveal a reliance on the sea for protection, trade, and sustenance. Explore the cultural connections of Brittany and Cornwall and the pastoral landscapes of Wales while sampling regional culinary specialties and renowned wines and spirits. In locations known for cliffs that drop to expansive seas, enjoy coastal walks in Finistère, Land’s End, and Anglesley. Magnificent castles, gardens, and seaside villages will be highlights as we voyage from Bordeaux to Dublin.

  • With the luxurious National Geographic Resolution—sister ship to the National Geographic Endurance—as your base camp, sail along the picturesque and culturally rich coasts of Brittany, Cornwall, and Wales.

  • Sample culinary specialties including freshly harvested oysters, Bordeaux’s world-famous wines, and Cognac’s renowned eau de vie.

  • In Brittany, experience the historic harbor of Brest, and with a National Geographic Photography Expert by your side, explore charming Dinan, known for its medieval ramparts and half-timbered houses.

  • Discover Land’s End, Cornwall’s peninsula known for its scenic headlands, artists’ community, and intriguing history.

  • Delve into Welsh history at castles built by King Edward or take in the country’s spectacular natural beauty with a coastal walk on the Isle of Anglesey.

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Duration

10 Days

Price

From $11,320 per person
(does not include flight)

Dates

Apr

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Europe & British Isles, New and Noteworthy

Day By Day

Along the rugged coast of France, taste your way through Bordeaux and Cognac, see wildlife and Brest’s historic naval port in Brittany, and walk the cobblestone streets of Saint-Malo and Mont-Saint-Michel. Enter the English Channel for visits to the islands of Jersey and Guernsey before discovering picturesque Cornwall and the world-class Tresco Abbey Gardens on the Isles of Scilly. Conclude in castle-rich Wales and then cross the Irish Sea to disembark in lively Dublin.

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Bordeaux, France

Disembark

Dublin, Ireland

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