The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)
The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)

The Loire Valley, a Royal legacy (port-to-port cruise)

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6 Days

Embark on a cruise on the Royal Loire River whose beauty is legendary. Visit Nantes and The Machines of the Isle of Nantes, a gallery that recreates the imaginary world of the famous writer Jules Verne. Discover Saint-Nazaire and admire its shipyard and the Escal'Atlantic which immerses you in the world of steamships from the beginnings of their gigantic construction to life on board. Soak up the magical castles of the Loire such as Brissac, the highest castle in France whose monumental facades rise up from its large landscaped park.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
  • Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCLUSIVE TO CROISIEUROPE the Loire from above(2-3)
  • Full-day excursion to the castles of the Loire Valley: guided tours of the castles of Ussé, Azay-le-Rideau and the gardens of Villandry
  • Wine-tasting* in the cellars of the Brissac castle(3)
  • Secret courtyards and covered passageways in Nantes(3)
  • The Saint-Nazaire(3) shipyard, embodiment of French pride
  • The wine route of the Muscadet(3) through the vineyards of the Nantes region
  • Cruise on board a paddle steamer
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Nantes

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Join us on an excursion for both packages: we'll board a local boat for a cruise on the Erdre River, one of the most beautiful in France.

Day 2: Nantes - Saint-Nazaire

This morning, join us for the excursions proposed : CLASSIC : Guided tour of Nantes and the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany. DISCOVERY: Nantes, the Machines de l'Île, secret courtyards and covered passageways. In the afternoon, take part in our excursion for both packages : Tour of Saint Nazaire, a town on the sea. We'll visit Escal'Atlantic, a museum that explores the historic ocean liner experience, and the Saint-Nazaire shipyard, one of the largest shipyards in Europe (this excursion must be booked in advance through your travel agency. Each passenger will be asked to produce a valid passport in order to gain access to the shipyard). We'll return on board in Saint-Nazaire. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Day 3: Saint-Nazaire - Ancenis

We'll spend this morning cruising towards Ancenis. In the afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC : The Muscadet Wine Route and Clisson, a charming medieval town. DISCOVERY: Helicopter ride(2), the Loire from above (this excursion must be booked in advance through your travel agency).

Day 4: Ancenis - Bouchemaine(1) - Angers

We'll cruise towards Bouchemaine. Join us for the excursions proposed : CLASSIC : Guided tour of Angers, its historic districts and the famous Apocalypse tapestry(4). DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session*. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: Bouchemaine(1) - The Chãteaux Of The Loire Valley - Ancenis

Join us on a full-day included excursion for both packages to discover the Castles of the Loire Valley. We'll return on board in Ancenis. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. Our ship will start sailing towards Nantes.

Day 6: Nantes

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast before disembarking at 10:00 a.m. End of our services.

INCLUSIONS:

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees - prepaid classic sightseeing package.

EXCLUSIONS:

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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