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Chateaux of the Loire Cruise

Cosmos Tours and Cruises

Chateaux of the Loire Cruise

8 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1395

Discover this wonderful region as you cruise through beautiful countryside visiting some of France's spectacular chateaux in the Loire region.

This Chateaux of the Loire Cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Chateaux of the Loire Cruise
Your Cruise Itinerary

Your Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Nantes

On arrival, transfer to your ship for embarkation. (D)

Day 2: Nantes - Saint Nazaire 

After breakfast, join an optional guided visit of Nantes and Feydeau Island. Explore the quay area before visiting the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany. Later, set sail for St Nazaire.(B,L,D)

Day 3: Saint Nazaire - Ancenis

An optional tour visits Escal'Atlantic or the renowned Saint Nazaire shipyard. (B,L,D))

Day 4: Ancenis - Bouchemaine

Enjoy an optional drive along the Muscadet Wine Route. Visit Chateau Cassemichère (or similar) and its vineyards for wine tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Bouchemaine

Take an optional tour of Angers. Visit the famous medieval fortress of King René and La Doutre village. Later, perhaps join an optional trip to Saumur and the Cadre Noir Riding School, listed by UNESCO as part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Bouchemaine - Chateaux of the Loire

A full day optional excursion visits the Castles of the Loire Valley. Begin with a drive to Azay-le-Rideau, Listed as a historic monument by UNESCO. Visit the castle and gardens at Villandry and the fairytale-like Ussé Castle believed to inspire Charles Perrault to write 'The Sleeping Beauty'. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Bouchemaine - Ancenis - Nantes 

Join an optional excursion along the Angevine Corniche. Drive along the Loire Angevine levee road, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for wonderful views of the great river. Visit Vaults Castle and gardens (or similar), and enjoy a tasting of Anjou wines. (B,L,D)

Day 8: Nantes - UK.

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Chateaux of the Loire Cruise

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Chateaux of the Loire Cruise

Cosmos brochure prices in Black

River Cruise Holidays discount prices in Red

Tel Cosmos reservations on 0800 668 1365 and quote our code TR55C

Dates

By air prices from

By rail prices from

April 16

£1599
£1488

£1599
£1488

May 20

£1599
£1488

£1649
£1534

June 6, 30

£1649
£1534

£1649
£1534

July 12, 24

£1699
£1581

£1629
£1515

August 5

£1649
£1534

£1649
£1534

October 7, 19

£1499
£1395

£1549
£1441

Prices are based on return easyJet flights from London Gatwick. Alternative departures available from London St call for further details and prices including other UK airports.

Upgrades from: upper deck - £295

Prices above are a 'guide from' price per person, based on two adults sharing a twin room and are subject to change and availability. Prices are based on live flight pricing when available in order to give you the best possible price and options.Prices and dates shown are taken from the Cosmos Tours and Cruise brochure. Please note that holidays and prices are subject to availability and there might be slight price increases/decreases due to Cosmos booking onto a live flight system. However, the correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book.Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Cosmos Tours and Cruises Terms & Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website 

Disclaimer: Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

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Cosmos Tours and Cruises

Chateaux of the Loire Cruise

8 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1395

Discover this wonderful region as you cruise through beautiful countryside visiting some of France's spectacular chateaux in the Loire region.

This Chateaux of the Loire Cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Receive a discount of 7% on all Cosmos Tours & Cruises. Call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

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Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

  • Nantes
  • Saint Nazaire
  • Bouchemaine
  • Angers
  • Châteaux of the Loire
  • Angevine Corniche
All this included

All this included

  • Free VIP Home Chauffeur Service (see below)
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Outside lower deck cabin
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • All inclusive drinks with the exception of champagne, selected wines, cocktails and spirits
  • All local, port and airport taxes
Optional excursion package

Optional excursion package

Optional Excursion Package - £239pp including:

  • City tour of Nantes & Feydeau Island
  • Escal'Atlantic & Guérande tour
  • Muscadet wine route & wine tasting
  • Angers city tour or Cadre Noir
  • Riding School visit
  • Loire Castles full day excursion
  • Angevine Corniche & wine tasting

or £255 pp including

  • as above but visit Saint Nazaire shipyard instead of Guérande

All optional excursions are subject to change and a minimum number of participants are required for them to operate.

Your cruise ship

Your cruise ship

Loire Princesse Cosmos rating ♦♦♦

  • Only cruise ship sailing the Loire
  • 48 air-conditioned cabins
  • Lounge bar with dancefloor
  • Free Wifi on board
  • Paddle-wheel design
Options

Options

Travel by Rail Option

Journey to and from your cruise via Rail between the UK & Nantes via Lille.

Extend your stay in Nantes

From £145pp per night staying at Radisson Blu Nantes. Includes transfers. Call for details and further extension details & options.

Free VIP home chauffeur service

Free VIP home chauffeur service

If you live within 50 miles of your chosen international departure point, you can be picked up and dropped off from your doorstep as part of your Cosmos Holiday. Cosmos will explain the details when you book and you can choose to be picked up from your home address, or an alternative if it is more convenient and still within 50 miles of your chosen departure point. Your driver will contact you 48 hours before you are due to leave, to arrange a suitable pick up time. If you live more than 50 miles by road from your chosen departure point you can still take advantage of the service by paying for the excess mileage at £1.70 per car, per mile

What do you get?

  • Chauffeur-driven, private air-conditioned car
  • Luggage loaded and unloaded for you
  • Picked up and dropped off at home or a chosen address