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2019 2020

Royal New Year cruise on the Loire (port-to-port cruise)

6 Days - RLO_PP
# Description

Cruise

NANTES - Saint-Nazaire - NANTES - ANCENIS - The Châteaux of the Loire Valley - BOUCHEMAINE(2) - Angers - NANTES

Join us for a magical cruise along the Loire for an unforgettable New Year's Eve! Discover the many Chateaux of the Loire, Nantes and its historical treasures, or Saint-Nazaire where you can admire the shipyard where the Queen Mary II ship was built.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

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

  • Celebrate New Year's Eve on one of the most prestigious French rivers
  • Discover(1):
    • Nantes, the historic capital of Brittany
    • Saint-Nazaire and the Escal'Atlantic
  • INCLUDED:
    • Day-trip to the Châteaux of the Loire Valley: Azay-le-Rideau and Chinon
  • New Year's Eve dinner with wine and a glass of champagne

Route

Day 1

28 December: NANTES

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.

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Day 2

29 December: NANTES - Saint-Nazaire - NANTES

Join us this morning for an optional tour of Nantes and the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany. This afternoon, join us on an optional excursion to the seaside town of Saint-Nazaire (this excursion must be booked in advance through your travel agency; each passenger will be asked to produce a valid identity card or passport in order to gain access to the shipyard). We'll return on board.

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Day 3

30 December: NANTES - ANCENIS

The morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an optional excursion to the Muscadet region with a stop off at the Cassemichère Château (or similar site).

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Day 4

31 December: ANCENIS - The Châteaux of the Loire Valley - BOUCHEMAINE(2)

Join us on a full-day excursion to the Châteaux of the Loire Valley. We'll leave by coach for the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, built on a small island in the middle of the Indre River. We'll continue on to Chinon where we'll enjoy a wine tasting*. After lunch, we'll visit the Château de Chinon. We'll return to the ship. Tonight is our special New Year's Eve dinner and evening.

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Day 5

1 January: BOUCHEMAINE(2) - Angers - NANTES

Join us on an optional excursion to Angers. We'll return on board in Chalonnes-sur-Loire and spend the afternoon cruising towards Nantes. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 6

2 January: NANTES

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 09:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%

Formalities

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner on the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower and bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual hostess - onboard entertainment - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - full-day excursion the Châteaux of the Loire Valley - New Year's Eve dinner with wine - a glass of champagne - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be booked and paid for on board or at your travel agency) - personal expenses - transfers to/from departure/arrival points.

Shore Excursions

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Nantes Saint-Nazaire and its naval shipyard The Muscadet Region Angers The Châteaux of the Loire Valley
Price per pers. 225.00 € Before departure 264.00 € On board
Classic

Guided tour of Nantes

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 buildings dating back to the 18th century, and then on to the qu...

Duration h00 Classic

Guided tour of Saint Nazaire

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-Nazaire shipyard, one of the largest and well-renowne...

Duration h00 Classic

The Muscadet Region

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 (or similar site). This exceptional site invites you...

Duration h00 Classic

The Châteaux of the Loire Valley

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 today was built under Francis I by Gilles Berthelot, a wealthy financier who wanted to incorporate its medieval past...

Duration 10h30 Classic

Guided tour of Angers

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 House of Plantagenet. Duration : approx. 4:00 T...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided tour of Angers

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 House of Plantagenet. Duration : approx. 4:00 T...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 43.00 € Before departure 48.00 € On board

Guided tour of Nantes

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 buildings dating back to the 18th century, and then on to the qu...

Duration h00 Classic
Price per pers. 60.00 € Before departure 67.00 € On board

The Muscadet Region

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 (or similar site). This exceptional site invites you...

Duration h00 Classic
Price per pers. 61.00 € Before departure 68.00 € On board

Guided tour of Saint Nazaire

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-Nazaire shipyard, one of the largest and well-renowne...

Duration h00 Classic
Price per pers. 73.00 € Before departure

The Châteaux of the Loire Valley

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 today was built under Francis I by Gilles Berthelot, a wealthy financier who wanted to incorporate its medieval past...

Duration 10h30 Classic

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. The cruise schedule may vary according to tides and arrival times at ports of call; the order of the visits may be subject to change.

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) Depending on mooring availability, the stopover in Bouchemaine could be replaced by a stopover in Chalonnes-sur-Loire.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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