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The Loire, a royal legacy

4-Night Cruise Nantes to Nantes

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Nantes to Nantes (NDN) - 5 days

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Ship - Loire Princesse

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Detailed Itinerary:

DAY 1: NANTES, FRANCE (Embarkation)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship.

In the afternoon, take part in our excursion common for both Classic and Discovery excursions 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 (Note: 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 excursions proposed:

CLASSIC : The Muscadet Wine Route and Clisson, a charming medieval town.

DISCOVERY: Helicopter ride, the Loire from above. (Note: Subject to availability and favorable weather conditions. This excursion must be booked in advance through your travel agency).


We'll cruise towards Bouchemaine. (*Note: Depending on docking availability, the stopover in Bouchemaine may be replaced by Chalonnes-sur-Loire. In this event, the order of the visits could be altered.)

Join us for the excursions proposed :

CLASSIC : Guided tour of Angers, its historic districts and the famous Apocalypse tapestry (Note: Site closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and 11th, and December 25th).

DISCOVERY: Tour of Brissac castle and its cellars complete with a wine-tasting session*.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 4: BOUCHEMAINE* – The Châteaux of the Loire Valley – ANCENIS

* Depending on docking availability, the stopover in Bouchemaine may be replaced by Chalonnes-sur-Loire. In this event, the order of the visits could be altered.

Join us on a full-day included excursion common for both Classic and Discovery excursions packages: 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, FRANCE (Disembarkation)

Disembark around 10:00 a.m. End of our services.

Departures & Pricing


  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • The cruise itinerary can be affected by the tide so the order of excursions may have to be changed in order to ensure the optimal organisation of our time.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise .
  • Until further notice, it is only possible to select one of the 2 excursions packages on offer. You will thus only be able to book the Classic Package OR the Discovery Package. Please advise at the time of booking the excursion package you wish to choose.

2022 Departure Dates

Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin.

Cruise Start Date from Nantes



Category C - 2 twin beds

Category B - 2 twin beds

Category A - 2 twin beds

Category C - 2 twin beds Category B - 2 twin beds Category A - 2 twin beds
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For a Single Passenger in a Double-Occupancy Cabin: Extra charge of $757 USD
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Prices Include:

Accommodation in a double air-conditioned cabin with shower and WC • Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to the breakfast of  the last day • Drinks included with onboard meals (wine, water, beer, fruit juices, one coffee) • Onboard drinks (except champagne & drinks from the wine list) • Welcome cocktail • Entertaiment onboard • The Gala Evening • The excursions included in the package selected (Choose only ONE excursions package: Classic -or- Discovery) • The assistance of our hostess on board • Port charges

Prices Do Not Include:

Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers) • Champagne at the bar and drinks on the wine list • Drinks served during excursions or transfers • Travel Cancellation Insurance • Gratuities • Personal expenses

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