Eat your way around Bordeaux

Experience the French port city and its environs on a luxurious river cruise

Sailing down Bordeaux's Garonne river on a cruise, I feel like I am in an Agatha Christie novel.

It sounds slightly dramatic, I know. In April when I visit, the air is crisp, so there are no flies to swat, let alone any murderous undercurrents a la Death On The Nile. Deep in wine country in the south-west of France, I am far from Egypt.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 09, 2019, with the headline 'Eat your way around Bordeaux '. Print Edition | Subscribe