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7-Day Loire Valley Cruise

7-Day Loire Valley Cruise

From
€1,325 Per Person
 

Explore the magnificent chateaux of the Loire Valley region during this 7-day cruise.

  • Country / Region
    France / Loire Valley
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
From
€1,325 Per Person
 

Explore the magnificent chateaux of the Loire Valley region during this 7-day cruise.

  • Country / Region
    France / Loire Valley
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary TourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsCruiseCruise Cruise the Loire River and discover the region's famous chateaux.DrinksDrinks Unlimited complimentary onboard beveragesDrinks Drinks Welcome CocktailMealsMeals All meals on boardInclusionInclusion WiFi on board

Summary

Explore the world-renowned casltes of Loire Valley region including during Chateau de Chambord and Chateau de Chenonceau during this memorable, 7-day cruise.


Inclusions

  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages
  • All meals on board
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Free WiFi
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system
  • Port talk
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • On board professional entertainment & crew team show 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance 
  • All port fees

 

Exclusions

  • All drinks on the wine list as well as all drinks taken while on excursions or transfers, including Champagne ordered at the bar 
  • Insurance cancellation/luggages
  • Optional excursions 
  • Personal expenses

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Dates & Prices 

2018 Departures

Departure Date Arrival Date Ship Price per person
02/04/2018 08/04/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,325 Euros
19/04/2018 25/04/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,605 Euros
06/06/2018 12/06/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,749 Euros
07/07/2018 13/07/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
17/07/2018 23/07/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
29/07/2018 04/08/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,749 Euros
03/08/2018 09/08/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
18/08/2018 24/08/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
23/08/2018 29/08/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
07/09/2018 13/09/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,749 Euros
04/10/2018 10/10/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,469 Euros
28/10/2018 03/11/2018 MS Loire Princess From 1,325 Euros

Note: Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin on main deck. This price can vary according to departure date, cabin deck, ship category and/or single-occupancy (additional fees)

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Itinerary 

Day 1, Paris
Meet guests at 5:00 p.m. at the Quai de Grenelle in Paris. You’ll be transferred by coach to a typical Parisian brasserie for dinner. Our coach will then take you to your 3- or 4-star hotel for the night.

Day 2, Paris - Chateaux of Loire - Nantes
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. At 8:00 a.m., we’ll set off by coach for the Château de Chambord. King Francis I built this extraordinary castle as a hunting lodge. It is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world because of its very distinctive architecture blending traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. Enjoy a tour of this majestic castle and its grounds. We’ll then continue on to Chenonceau, stopping for lunch in a local restaurant. Our afternoon will be spent visiting the Château de Chenonceau. Once of the best-known and most-visited châteaux in the Loire Valley, it spans the Cher River. Its architecture is a fascinating mix of late Gothic and early Renaissance. The list of aristocrats and nobles that have lived in it is astounding: Thomas Bohier, Diane de Poitiers, and Catherine de' Medici, to name just a few.

After our visit, we’ll head to Nantes, arriving in the evening. We’ll welcome our passengers on board upon your arrival. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Optional excursion for both packages: A boat tour on the Erdre, one of the most beautiful rivers in France.

Day 3, Nantes - Saint-Nazaire
This morning, join us for the optional 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 optional 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 4, Saint-Nazaire - Ancenis
We'll spend this morning cruising towards Ancenis. In the afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:

  • Classic: The Muscadet Wine Route and Clisson, a charming medieval town.
  • Discovery: Helicopter ride(3), the Loire from above 

Day 5, Ancenis - Bouchemaine - Angers
We'll cruise towards Bouchemaine. Join us for the optional excursions proposed :

  • Classic: Guided tour of Angers, its historic districts and the famous Apocalypse tapestry.
  • Discovery: Tour of Brissac castle and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 6, Bouchemaine - Chateaux of Loire - Ancenis
Join us on a full-day optional 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 7, Nantes - Paris
Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 10:00 a.m. Possibility of coach transfer between Nantes and Paris. End of services.

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