5 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

 

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. 

 

DAY 1: NANTES - SAINT NAZAIRE

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 2: 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(2), the Loire from above (this excursion must be booked in advance through your travel agency).

DAY 3: 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(4).
DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session*.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 4: ANGERS – CASTLES OF THE LOIRE – 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 5: 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.

 

2022 RATES:

Departure
Ship
Main Deck

Upper Deck

11-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
15-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
19-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
23-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
27-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
31-Mar-22 Loire Princess $1,410 - $1,468 $1,715 - $1,773
14-Apr-22 Loire Princess $1,502 - $1,572 $1,805 - $2,532
18-Apr-22 Loire Princess $1,502 - $1,572 $1,805 - $2,532

 

 

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.