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

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

from $2,578 AUD Check Availability

Trip code

NSN_PP

Duration

6 days

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Additional Information

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Shore Excursion

Operator

CroisiEurope Cruises

HIGHLIGHTS
  • EXCLUSIVE TO CROISIEUROPE the Loire from above(1-2)
  • 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(1-4)
  • The Saint-Nazaire(1) shipyard, embodiment of French pride
  • The wine route of the Muscadet(1) through the vineyards of the Nantes region
  • Cruise on board a paddle steamer
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

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. 

ITINERARY

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.

This morning, join us for the optional excursions for both package: 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 book the excursion and gain access to the shipyar).In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: we'll board a local boat for a cruise on the Erdre River, one of the most beautiful in France.

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(3), secret courtyards and covered passageways.This 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).

We'll cruise towards Chalonnes-sur-Loire. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:CLASSIC: Guided tour of Angers, its historic districts and the famous Apocalypse tapestry(5).DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle(4) and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session.Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

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.

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


AVAILABILITY

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 18 Jun, 2024
End date: 23 Jun, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,747

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,585

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,990

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Start date: 23 Jun, 2024
End date: 28 Jun, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,087

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,990

Start date: 28 Jun, 2024
End date: 03 Jul, 2024
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Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
-11%

$3,079 $2,740


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-10%

$3,598 $3,238


Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$2,930 $2,578


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-11%

$3,348 $2,980


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
-11%

$3,348 $2,980

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 03 Jul, 2024
End date: 08 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,205

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Start date: 18 Jul, 2024
End date: 23 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

Start date: 23 Jul, 2024
End date: 28 Jul, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,856

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,707

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,205

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,624

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 02 Aug, 2024
End date: 07 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

Start date: 22 Aug, 2024
End date: 27 Aug, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,856

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,205

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Start date: 27 Aug, 2024
End date: 01 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,355

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

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Available
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Price (AUD)
Start date: 01 Sep, 2024
End date: 06 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,249

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,747

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,087

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,585

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,990

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 5
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Start date: 21 Sep, 2024
End date: 26 Sep, 2024
Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,990

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 06 Oct, 2024
End date: 11 Oct, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,747

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 3
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,747

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,585

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,990

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,488

Start date: 16 Oct, 2024
End date: 21 Oct, 2024
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,210

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,210

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Start date: 21 Oct, 2024
End date: 26 Oct, 2024
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Available: 1
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Price:
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Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,353

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,210

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,624

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,122

Start date: 26 Oct, 2024
End date: 31 Oct, 2024
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Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
-11%

$3,177 $2,828


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
-11%

$3,177 $2,828


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$3,051 $2,685


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$3,051 $2,685


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$2,952 $2,598


Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 6
Sleeps:
Price:
-12%

$2,952 $2,598

MS Loire Princesse (Premium)

Cabin Type
Available
Sleeps
Price (AUD)
Start date: 05 Apr, 2025
End date: 10 Apr, 2025
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,285

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,848

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,285

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,705

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,142

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,142

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,062

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,624

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,062

Start date: 10 Apr, 2025
End date: 15 Apr, 2025
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT A
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,285

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,848

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,285

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK DOUBLE BED - HANDICAPED CABIN CAT B
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,142

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,062

Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,624

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT C
Available: 1
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,062

Start date: 20 Apr, 2025
End date: 25 Apr, 2025
Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 1 DOUBLE BED CAT A
Available: 2
Sleeps:
Price:
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Cabin Type: MAIN DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 4
Sleeps:
Price:
$2,848

Cabin Type: UPPER DECK 2 ADJUSTABLE TWIN BEDS CAT A
Available: 7
Sleeps:
Price:
$3,285