Casual Barge Biking Cruises in Upper Loire France
From Briare with its famous canal bridge, we slowly sail up to Nevers, passing along the vineyards of Sancerre and Pouilly. Cycling, delicious wine, small villages, the french way of life, relaxing on board… All the ingredients for a perfect holiday. This Upper Loire cruise on the hotel barge Johanna is perfect for relaxing epicureans as well as for sporty cyclists.
Briare - Nevers: May 31 - June 6 / June 14 - 20
Nevers - Briare: June 7 - 13 / June 21 - 27
DAY 1. Briare
DAY 2. Belleville sur Loire
DAY 3. Ménétréol sous Sancere
DAY 4. Chapelle Montlimard
DAY 6. Nevers
Individual Booking - $3278 per person
Rate includes: 6 nights, breakfast, lunch, dinner (3 courses) on boat (1 dinner on shore on your own), beer and wine with meals, bike rental (with helmets) for cycling the area around the barge and listed excursions below.
Gien and it's famous faience factory, producing french country-style and modern china of high quality. Despite a heavy bombardment during the second world war, many old buildings and ramparts remained and make up the atmosphere of this nice city.
Visit of a goat farm with production and tasting of the "Crottin de Chavignol, AOP" cheese.
Excursion into the vineyards and visit to the caves of a Sancerre winery farm. Wine tasting and visit of the "House of Sancerre" where from the tower you have a beautiful panorama of the area.
We bring you to the "Bec de l'Allier", confluence of Loire and Allier rivers, and to Apremont sur Allier, the most beautiful flowered village in France
|Accommodations||Rate Type||Rate Amount|
|Charter 5 passengers wholeboat||6 night||21875|
|Charter 6 passengers wholeboat||6 night||22500|
|charter 4 passengers wholeboat||6 night||16000|
|Single supplement||6 night||1800|
|Stateroom per person||6 night||4000|
|Departure Dates (Sunday)||Rate Type||Route|
|Apr 22||11 Night||Bruges to Paris|
|May 6, 27||6 night||Upper Seine (Evry- Montargis)|
|May 13, 20||6 night||Upper Loire Cruising between Nevers and Briare|
|june 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Aug 5, 12, 19, 26; Sept 2, 9, 16, 23||6 night||Champagne Cruise Between Chateau Thierry and Reims|
|October 7||11 Night||Paris to Bruges|
|Sep 30||6 night||Marne - Seine|
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