Loire Cruises France

2018 Loire river cruise departures now available!

A Loire Valley River cruise is ideal to explore French history, France's scenic and untouched landscapes, and France's cultural heritage. CroisiEurope operates cruises on board a new revolutionary boat, the MS Loire Princesse, equipped with a paddle wheel, sailing the Loire river like never experienced before.

A Loire river cruise is also the unique opportunity to explore the Châteaux of the Loire Valley, including the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, the Châteaux of Chinon, Villandry, and the Ussé Château. French national monuments, these estates comprise wonderful gardens, and will take you back to a time of legends and fairytales.  

Explore the Loire, a royal legacy rich in diversity and history. Tour the area in comfort, experiencing the best in French cuisine and the ultimate in hospitality.

Royal New Year cruise on the Loire

NANTES - Saint-Nazaire - ANCENIS - BOUCHEMAINE (2) - Angers (1) - NANTES
Day 1: NANTES    December 28

Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Nantes at 6:00. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before we have dinner.

Day 2: NANTES - Saint-Nazaire    December 29

Join us on an optional tour of Nantes and the...

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On your Loire cruise you will visit the fortified medieval city of Guérande, which overlooks the ancient and still harvested salt marshes and is entirely enclosed by ramparts. Fall in love with Nantes, the small streets of the medieval Bouffay quarter, the beautiful Flamboyant-style Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, which will transport you back in time. Visit the city of Saint Nazaire, and its shipyard, one of the largest and well-renowned ones in Europe. Discover the city of Angers and the immense walls of the famous Château d’Angers, which contain the extraordinary Apocalypse Tapestry.