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

NANTES - SAINT-NAZAIRE - ANCENIS - ANGERS - THE CHÂTEAUX OF THE LOIRE VALLEY - ANCENIS - NANTES

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. 

Trip code : NSN_PP

Duration : 6 days

Destination : NANTES - SAINT-NAZAIRE - ANCENIS - BOUCHEMAINE(1)

Travel Dates :2020/2021

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCLUSIVE TO CROISIEUROPE the Loire from above(2-3)
  • 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(3)
  • Secret courtyards and covered passageways in Nantes(3)
  • The Saint-Nazaire(3) shipyard, embodiment of French pride
  • The wine route of the Muscadet(3) through the vineyards of the Nantes region
  • Cruise on board a paddle steamer
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. 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, secret courtyards and covered passageways. 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.
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).
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. DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle 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.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2020

Included in tour package   Tourist cruise on the Erdre River Nantes Saint-Nazaire and its naval shipyard The Muscadet Region Angers The Châteaux of the Loire Valley

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 469.25 AUD

On-board : 549.12 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2020

Included in tour package   Tourist cruise on the Erdre River Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways Guided visit of Saint Nazaire Helicopter ride: t

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 579.07 AUD

On-board : 677.25 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package   Tourist cruise on the Erdre River Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways Guided visit of Saint Nazaire Helicopter ride: t

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 579.07 AUD

On-board : 677.25 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package   Tourist cruise on the Erdre River Nantes Saint-Nazaire and its naval shipyard The Muscadet Region Angers The Châteaux of the Loire Valley

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 470.91 AUD

On-board : 552.45 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
The Loire Valley Châteaux-

We'll leave by coach for the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Built on a small island in the middle of the Indre River, the château as it is seen today was built under Francis I by Gilles

DURATION 11:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 0.00 AUD

On-board : 0.00 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
The Loire Valley Châteaux-

We'll leave by coach for the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Built on a small island in the middle of the Indre River, the château as it is seen today was built under Francis I by Gilles

DURATION 11:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 0.00 AUD

On-board : 0.00 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
The Loire Valley Châteaux-

We'll leave by coach for the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Built on a small island in the middle of the Indre River, the château as it is seen today was built under Francis I by Gilles

DURATION 11:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 0.00 AUD

On-board : 0.00 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Chateau de Brissac- 2020

We'll leave by coach for a visit to the Château de Brissac, located about nine miles from the city of Angers. Known as the tallest royal residence in France, it contains 204 rooms, monumenta

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 116.48 AUD

On-board : 129.79 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Chateau de Brissac- 2020

We'll leave by coach for a visit to the Château de Brissac, located about nine miles from the city of Angers. Known as the tallest royal residence in France, it contains 204 rooms, monumenta

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 116.48 AUD

On-board : 129.79 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2020

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2020

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2020

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways- 2020

Leaving from the dock in Nantes, you'll set out to discover the magical world of the Machines de l'île. This totally unprecedented artistic project is a cross between the imaginations of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 86.53 AUD

On-board : 96.51 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways- 2020

Leaving from the dock in Nantes, you'll set out to discover the magical world of the Machines de l'île. This totally unprecedented artistic project is a cross between the imaginations of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 86.53 AUD

On-board : 96.51 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2020

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2020

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2020

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Helicopter ride: the Loire from above- 2020

We’ll take you to the airport in Ancenis. Upon your arrival, you’ll meet your pilot and head out for a helicopter tour of the Loire. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of breathtakin

DURATION 00:10 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 198.02 AUD

On-board : 219.65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Helicopter ride: the Loire from above- 2020

We’ll take you to the airport in Ancenis. Upon your arrival, you’ll meet your pilot and head out for a helicopter tour of the Loire. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of breathtakin

DURATION 00:10 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 198.02 AUD

On-board : 219.65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
The Muscadet Region- 2020

We'll pass through several villages that are testimony to the strong winegrowing identity in the region. We'll travel to La Chapelle Heulin and stop at the Château Cassemichère (o

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
The Muscadet Region- 2020

We'll pass through several villages that are testimony to the strong winegrowing identity in the region. We'll travel to La Chapelle Heulin and stop at the Château Cassemichère (o

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Nantes- 2020

You'll discover the small streets of the medieval Bouffay quarter and the beautiful Flamboyant-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. We'll visit the île Feydeau and its exceptional

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 96.51 AUD

On-board : 106.50 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Nantes- 2020

You'll discover the small streets of the medieval Bouffay quarter and the beautiful Flamboyant-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. We'll visit the île Feydeau and its exceptional

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 96.51 AUD

On-board : 106.50 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Angers- 2020

Angers was the capital of the historical Anjou province and is distinguished not only by its legacy, but also by its modern nature. Angers, particularly rich during the Renaissance, was home to the Ho

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 91.52 AUD

On-board : 101.50 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Angers- 2020

Angers was the capital of the historical Anjou province and is distinguished not only by its legacy, but also by its modern nature. Angers, particularly rich during the Renaissance, was home to the Ho

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 91.52 AUD

On-board : 101.50 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2021

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2021

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Saint Nazaire- 2021

We'll begin our visit with the Escal'Atlantic, which ingeniously retraces the history of Norman and French ocean liners through a unique experience. Then we'll continue on to the Saint-Naz

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 118.14 AUD

On-board : 131.46 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Nantes- 2021

You'll discover the small streets of the medieval Bouffay quarter and the beautiful Flamboyant-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. We'll visit the île Feydeau and its exceptional

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Nantes- 2021

You'll discover the small streets of the medieval Bouffay quarter and the beautiful Flamboyant-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. We'll visit the île Feydeau and its exceptional

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways- 2021

Leaving from the dock in Nantes, you'll set out to discover the magical world of the Machines de l'île. This totally unprecedented artistic project is a cross between the imaginations of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 86.53 AUD

On-board : 96.51 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways- 2021

Leaving from the dock in Nantes, you'll set out to discover the magical world of the Machines de l'île. This totally unprecedented artistic project is a cross between the imaginations of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 86.53 AUD

On-board : 96.51 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
The Muscadet Region- 2021

We'll pass through several villages that are testimony to the strong winegrowing identity in the region. We'll travel to La Chapelle Heulin and stop at the Château Cassemichère (o

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
The Muscadet Region- 2021

We'll pass through several villages that are testimony to the strong winegrowing identity in the region. We'll travel to La Chapelle Heulin and stop at the Château Cassemichère (o

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 98.18 AUD

On-board : 109.82 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Helicopter ride: the Loire from above- 2021

We’ll take you to the airport in Ancenis. Upon your arrival, you’ll meet your pilot and head out for a helicopter tour of the Loire. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of breathtakin

DURATION 00:10 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 198.02 AUD

On-board : 219.65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Helicopter ride: the Loire from above- 2021

We’ll take you to the airport in Ancenis. Upon your arrival, you’ll meet your pilot and head out for a helicopter tour of the Loire. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of breathtakin

DURATION 00:10 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 198.02 AUD

On-board : 219.65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2021

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2021

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Tourist cruise on the Erdre River- 2021

Transfer by coach to the Bateaux Nantais dock. At approximately 8:00 p.m., we'll leave for a cruise on what King Francis I called the "most beautiful river in France”: The Erdre. As the

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 89.86 AUD

On-board : 99.84 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Chateau de Brissac- 2021

We'll leave by coach for a visit to the Château de Brissac, located about nine miles from the city of Angers. Known as the tallest royal residence in France, it contains 204 rooms, monumenta

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 116.48 AUD

On-board : 129.79 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Chateau de Brissac- 2021

We'll leave by coach for a visit to the Château de Brissac, located about nine miles from the city of Angers. Known as the tallest royal residence in France, it contains 204 rooms, monumenta

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 116.48 AUD

On-board : 129.79 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Angers- 2021

Angers was the capital of the historical Anjou province and is distinguished not only by its legacy, but also by its modern nature. Angers, particularly rich during the Renaissance, was home to the Ho

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 91.52 AUD

On-board : 101.50 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Angers- 2021

Angers was the capital of the historical Anjou province and is distinguished not only by its legacy, but also by its modern nature. Angers, particularly rich during the Renaissance, was home to the Ho

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 91.52 AUD

On-board : 101.50 AUD

SEE MORE

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