Shabbos Nachamu 2022, August 9-17 join GAYA TOURS as we create a unique atmosphere that is restful and relaxing and at the same time lively and intriguing. Gaya Tours opens up the world to the Kosher Traveler that dreams of seeing the world and experiencing Luxury, excitement and 5 star cuisine. Wonderfully exotic destinations with itineraries to match. You will be planning your next vacation before you get home.
From the vast grandeur of Europe, to our attention to your experience and everything we include, ‘Scenic Diamond River Cruise’ has raised the bar to exceed your expectations. It’s more than just Europe, it’s Europe with Scenic.
*Day 1: Tuesday August 9th: Bordeaux
Pick up from Bordeaux Airport and Transport to your floating hotel and dream vacation. Visit the city of Bordeaux, See the sights and finish with the moving light show of Les Bassins de Lumieres, the unique digital art museum.
*Day 2: Wednesday August 10th: Bordeaux to Cadillac
With a number of excursions to choose from, start your day with either the Jewish Heritage Tour, a visit to the famous sand dunes of Arcachon, or bike around the vineyards. For the more adventurous, Quads will be available! After lunch we set sail to Cadillac and while the boat moves towards its destination enjoy an array of activities; from cooking class to Yoga, or relaxing at the Spa.
*Day 3: Thursday August 11th: Cadillac to Médoc
We go hunting this morning! Hunting for black summer truffles! For those who prefer it, a visit to the beautiful Chateaux de Rok is also organized. At around noon we sail again towards Médoc where we will have a magical gala dinner at a real French Chateau in the heart of Médoc wine country.
*Day 4: Friday August 12th: Médoc to Bordeaux
On this fun-filled day there will be many different activities to choose from, from relaxing at the beach, to jet ski, horseback riding or canoeing. Back in time to get ready for an unforgettable Shabbos
*Day 5: Shabbos August 13: Bordeaux
Be prepared to be uplifted spiritually and physically onboard our ship during this Shabbos. Walking tours to Bordeaux are planned.
*Day 6: Sunday August 14th: Libourne
We head out together to a full day of touring along the Dordogne River. We start at a beautiful medieval castle and finish at the fabulous town of Saint Emilion.
*Day 7: Monday August 15th: Bourge-Blaye
At this point of our journey, we will visit the Chateau de La Roche-Courbon, better known as ‘The Sleeping Beauty Castel’. Once the boat moves, some of you may decide to ride a bike along-side the boat and enjoy the sights and sounds. We will arrive in the afternoon at the town of Blaye and then go visit the Citadel of Blaye with its famous underground labyrinth. As usual, there will be other activities to choose from.
*Day 8: Tuesday August 16th: Bordeaux
Back in Bordeaux, everyone will have an opportunity to catch up on all the activities they did not do on the first day of our tour.
*Day 9: Wednesday August 17th: Bordeaux
Our unforgettable tour has come to an end, we part ways, but hopefully we will see you all very soon on future Gaya tours!
Truly All-Inclusive Luxury
5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 149 guests
Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
2 Scenic Enrich experiences including after hours access to Bassins de Lumières, the former submarine base converted into a digital art space
Scenic Culinaire – for Exclusive on board cooking lessons
Personalize your trip with included Scenic Freechoice activities
Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day† – not just at meal times
Butler service for every suite
Complimentary full mini-bar restocked daily
Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore
Scenic Diamond Cruise Line
With Scenic and Gaya Tours, the difference is in the details.
We are proud to bring you an experience of a life time.
It’s more than… Unpacking once… it’s leading the way in sophisticated suite design
It’s more than… Butler service… It’s knowing, “whisky, no ice”
It’s more than… Outstanding food and wine…
It’s more than… Special events… it’s exclusive experiences unique to Scenic
It’s more than… Healthy living… it’s wellness that nourishes mind, body and soul
It’s more than… Personalized travel… it’s everything you desire taken to the 10th degree
With Gaya, it’s more than... A five-star river cruise... it’ an all-inclusive Luxury Kosher experience!
We look forward to welcoming you on board.
Scenic Diamond cruise a floating paradise
It’s more than an elegant, five-star, floating hotel. When you board your Scenic Space-Ship, you unpack your bags once and settle into your spacious, luxurious suite. Now you can explore the entire 443 ft length of the vessel, including your choice of luxurious public spaces where you can relax & indulge.
With no more than 150 guests, you can enjoy the unrivalled opulence and world-class amenities. Step inside your indulgent and spacious suite - your home away from home and watch the world go by from your Scenic Sun Lounge. Our suites are among the largest on Europe's waterways.
Gaya’s Famous Gourmet Cuisine
Your river cruise is more than an exploration of Europe... it's a deep dive into the regional culinary delights and flavours.
Gaya is famous for its unwavering standard of consistent excellence, while adhering to the highest level of Kashrut. You will enjoy the culinary wonders, 5 star gourmet cuisine & pastries from our chef and his team.
Visit French wineries for a kosher wine tasting. Learn to construct a barrel from a professional cooper, to blind tastings of local wines, you can sip your way in style along France’s waterways.
Our Sommelier, Moishe Mayer,is in the wine industry for over 20 years.He has travelled the world curating the top wines for his famous wine-by-the-month club.
Truly All-Inclusive Beverages - All day open bar
Spa and Wellness
Nurture and spoil yourself with our wide range of truly all-inclusive health, fitness and wellness amenities, including our state-of-the-art gym, yoga with the wellness coach, a muscle-soothing massage, and a rejuvenating hair or spa treatment.
The name Bordeaux has always evoked, enchanting impressions where the civilised and the natural coexist in easy harmony.
It’s more than your home away from home. When you step inside your spacious suite, the first thing you’ll notice is the incredible view. To take in the ever-changing views, your window converts into a Scenic Sun Lounge at the touch of a button.
Your Way; Complimentary e-bikes, Fitness, spa, wellness coach, Salt Therapy Lounge, Healthy dining options, The multi-purpose Sun Deck & more
Avi & Gilat Fine
Striving for perfection, Avi and Gilat Fine, CEO of GAYA TOURS, and their beautiful family, are attentive to all your needs and will make sure your expectations are met to the fullest. With years of experience behind them, of hosting and running in numerous locations around the world, various holiday programs and events for private occasions, all in high standards, Avi & Gilat will be doing their utmost to ensure your holiday, vacation or event experience will be amazing, outstanding and simply the best!
GAYA TOURS stands for elegance, royalty and excellence, providing its guests excellent service with a full heart.
At GAYA TOURS the goal is to create a unique atmosphere that is restful and relaxing and at the same time lively and intriguing. An all-around experience that will leave behind everlasting memories of stunning places and fun experiences, all in splendid and exquisite taste. Gaya Tours opens up the world to the Kosher Traveler that dreams of seeing the world and experiencing Luxury, excitement and 5 star cuisine. Wonderfully exotic destinations with itineraries to match. You will be planning your next vacation before you get home.