6 days

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The châteaux and gardens of the Loire Valley in France are justly famous for their fairy-tale architecture and formal splendour. For the first time we are delighted to offer the unique opportunity to tour these iconic sites while enjoying all the pleasures of river cruising. On board the MS Loire Princesse, especially designed for the wide but shallow River Loire and propelled by paddle wheels, we can expect refined French cuisine, with drinks included, along with a personal welcome from Captain and crew.

On shore, choose from a range of excursions that will take you to some of the outstanding sites of the Loire. These include the châteaux of Ussé, the inspiration behind ‘Sleeping Beauty’; Villandry, with its superb formal gardens and Angers, where a tiny garden and vineyard are concealed within the massive walls. Wine lovers can also enjoy a tour of the Muscadet region.

  • Single cabin upper deck                     £875.00
  • Twin cabin upper deck                       £275.00
  • Optional Excursions:
    • Erdre River cruise                                                 £55.00
    • Nantes and the Palace of the Ducs de Bretagne       £60.00
    • Ocean Liner Museum and St Nazaire Shipyard         £72.00
    • Muscadet Wine Tour and Clisson                             £60.00
    • Chateau d’Angers                                                  £55.00

Tour highlights:

  • Fast and comfortable rail journeys between London and Nantes by Eurostar/TGV
  • The fairy-tale châteaux of the Loire valley
  • The excellent Ocean Liner museum and impressive shipyards of St Nazaire
  • Local wine tasting opportunities
  • Exploring the mighty walls of the Château d’Angers

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The price above includes any applicable early booking discount and a pay in full discount, and applies only if you pay the full balance at time of booking.

Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £600

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Whether you want to add extra nights on either side of your tour, you want to upgrade your flight or hotel room, or you are hoping to enjoy a door-to-door airport transfer, we can help.

To add special extras to your tour, call our Specialist Sales Executives to discuss your needs on 01334 657155.

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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Train travel
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
19 September 2022 BCGL220919 19 September 2022 (Monday) 24 September 2022 (Saturday) £1,995
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