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# Package


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Included in tour package

  • Hiking in Guérande
  • Tourist cruise on the Erdre River
  • Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways
  • Helicopter ride: the Loire from above
  • Chateau de Brissac
  • Guided visit of Saumur and the Cadre Noir
  • The Loire Valley Châteaux
  • Biking along the Loire(1)

(1) Attention: children are under the responsibility of their parents and must be autonomous by bike.


This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Cruise along the North-South Axis from Amsterdam to Avignon (port-to-port cruise)

Next departures: 05/08/2019, 06/23/2019


Let yourself be tempted by this charming cruise along  two mythical rivers, the Rhine and the Rhone. From the Netherlands via  France to Germany, you will enjoy 11 unforgettable days. Visit Amsterdam with its charming winding little canals creating an idyllic setting, and Mainz with its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Discover also Lyon and Arles, two UNESCO World Heritage cities willing to retale their history through pleasant walks or bike rides.

11 Days FROM $ 3,672 PP
Departure 05/08/2019
Arrival 05/18/2019
FROM $ 3,779 PP
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Departure 06/23/2019
Arrival 07/03/2019
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Departure 09/09/2019
Arrival 09/19/2019
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Departure 10/09/2019
Arrival 10/19/2019
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Departure 05/05/2020
Arrival 05/15/2020
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Departure 06/20/2020
Arrival 06/30/2020
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* Price based on double occupancy

Shore Excursions

Hiking in Guérande

Take a walk through the medieval city of Guérande. This historical city became part of the French national network of 137 Cities of Arts and History in 2004. A guide will take you around town past its most pretigious monuments such as the ramp...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Tourist cruise on the Erdre River

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 scenery rolls by, discover the history of the river and i...

Duration 2h45 Classic

Nantes: the machines de l'ile, secret courtyards and covered passageways

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 Jules Verne and Leonardo da Vinci. After this exceptional tour,...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Helicopter ride: the Loire from above

Leaving from Ancenis, experience an unforgettable flight over the Loire River. You'll soar above Ancenis, its hills and châteaux, the Oudon castle, the Châteaux de Clermont and Turmelière, etc.   Duration of the helicopter ride: approx. 10 minutes...

Duration 0h10 Classic

Chateau de Brissac

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, monumental staircases and never-ending hallways. Acquired b...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided tour of Saumur and the Cadre Noir

Our visit will start with the discovery of the history of the Cadre Noir and the horse riding school (no training during weekends). We'll get to discover the history of a unique school in France, founded in 1815, where the teachers are no other than...

Duration 5h00 Classic

Biking along the Loire

Leaving from Bouchemaine, enjoy a scenic bike trip along the Maine and Loire Rivers. You'll run into some great surprises along the way, including charming typical villages and from afar, if you're lucky, the sandy banks of the Loire Islands....

Duration 3h00 Classic

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 Berthelot, a wealthy financier who wanted to incorporate its medieval...

Duration 11h00 Classic

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