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Loire Valley Cruises

Loire Valley Cruises

The beautiful region of Loire Valley is the epitome of French splendour. It is notable for its magnificent chateaux, historic towns and wines. Your Loire Valley cruise highlights include tours of Chateau de Chenonceau, Château d'Amboise, Château du Clos Luce, Château de Villandry and its gardens. Cycle along the beautiful tow paths or enjoy a memorable hot air balloon ride. Don't miss the charming region of Loire Valley when cruising in France. 

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About Loire Valley


The beautiful Loire Valley region is located in the middle of the Loire River. It is the famed for its magnificent chateaux, rolling vineyards, historic towns and villages. Loire Valley is a 2-hour drive from Paris and can be reached by a TGV train in Montparnasse station or in Tours.

Canals & Waterways

River Cher

Why Cruise in Loire Valley?

The Loire Valley region is one of the most beautiful regions in France with its sprawling and elegant chateaux, charming vineyards and historic towns. The region offers plenty of sightseeing opportunities and activities for everyone, whether you are first-time visitor or frequent traveller.

Sightseeing Highlights

• Excursions to the famed chateaux of the region including Château de Villandry and its gardens, Chateau d’ Amboise, Chateau du Clos Luce, Domaine de Fontenay and Chateau de Chenonceau.
• Visit the trogdolyte village of Bourre.
• Visit a vineyard and enjoy a wine tasting session.
• Visit a local market in Touraine. 
• Try some of the world’s most delectable cheeses and wines

Barges in Loire Valley

  1. Nymphea

    Nymphea was built in 1921 and used to carry barley and hops in Netherlands. She was converted to a hotel barge n 1985. She now cruises along the beautiful River Cher in...

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    from 3,990 Per Person
  2. Deborah

    MS Deborah is a modern and stylish hotel barge that travels the Canal Latéral à la Loire. This unique cruise ship has been launched in 2016. 

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    from 2,270 Per Person
  3. C'est la Vie

    The C'est La Vie is a luxurious and enchanting hotel barge which cruises along the Northern Burgundy. 

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    from 6,995 Per Person
  4. Meanderer

    Meanderer is an exquisite 6-passenger deluxe barge that travels along the Canal de Briare in Upper Loire.  It was converted to a hotel barge in 1992. 

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    from 4,950 Per Person
  5. Meanderer - Golf Cruise

    Enjoy golf as you cruise from Montbouy and Lere on board the charming barge of Meanderer.

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    from 5,290 Per Person
  6. Nymphea - Honeymoon Cruise

    A romantic, 6-night cruise in Loire Valley, one of the most popular destinations in France. 

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    from 17,200 Per Charter
  7. Nymphea - Golf Cruise

    Enjoy a fantastic golf cruise in the beautiful region of Loire Valley. The region is brimming with magnificent chateaux, lush vineyards and great golfing courses.

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    from 17,200 Per Charter
  8. Nymphea - Family Cruise

    Discover France's rich history and beautiful scenery with the whole family with our Loire Valley family cruise for six nights.

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    from 17,200 Per Charter
  9. Nymphea - Cycling Cruise

    Enjoy a scenic cruise on board the beautiful Nymphea for six nights. This cycling-themed cruise give you plenty of opportunity to cycle along the picturesque towpaths o...

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    from 17,200 Per Charter
  10. Meanderer - Cycling Cruise

    Enjoy a scenic cycling cruise on board the Meanderer as she cruises from Montbouy to Lere.

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    from 5,290 Per Person
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