6 Day Loire Valley Cruise
NANTES - SAINT NAZAIRE - ANCENIS - ANGERS - the Castles of the Loire -
ANCENIS - NANTES
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Chenonceau in Minature

Chenonceau in Minature

 

 

DAY 1: NANTES

Board in Nantes between 6 pm and 7 pm. Check into cabins. Welcome cocktail in the lounge bar and introduction to the crew. Dinner this evening is followed by a welcome party on board. Optional cruise excursion along the Erdre, "the prettiest river in France" according to Francis I. Discover the history of this river and its many castles as you cruise along.

DAY 2: NANTES – ST 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).
Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 4: ANCENIS – BOUCHEMAINE – 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.
DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session*.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 5: ANGERS – CASTLES OF THE LOIRE – ANCENIS

Join us on a full-day 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

Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 10.00 am. End of our journey.

 

**Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, and an international cruise host on board.**

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.

There might not be any other english speaking guests on these dates.

 

2018 / 2019 RATES:

Departure From Paris
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

23-Sep-18 Loire Princess $1,980 $2,361
5-Oct-18 Loire Princess $1,790 $2,407
17-Oct-18 Loire Princess $1,790 $2,407
29-Oct-18 Loire Princess $1,790 $2,407
       
25-Apr-19 Loire Princess $1,722 $2,087
19-May-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
25-Jun-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
30-Jun-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
25-Jul-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
30-Jul-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
24-Aug-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
29-Aug-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
3-Sep-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
13-Sep-19 Loire Princess $1,949 $2,313
27-Oct-19
Loire Princess $1,722 $2,087

 

 

Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.

Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.