Medieval Loire

Medieval Loire

  • Cathedral St Etienne, Nevers
    Cathedral St Etienne, Nevers

A hotel barge cruise along the Canal Latéral a la Loire

Departing: Thursday 20 September 2018
Returning: Wednesday 26 September 2018
Duration: 7 days

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Join medieval historian Dr Rowena Archer on this very popular barge cruise through the picturesque villages and vineyards of the Upper Loire.

Medieval treasures await travellers at the Chateau de la Chapelle d’Angillon, an 11th century Romanesque castle.

Explore the ancient vineyards and cellars of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, and the stunning floral gardens of Apremont-sur-Allier, one of France’s most beautiful villages.


  • Discover romantic Nevers with its maze of medieval houses, imposing Ducal Palace and 12th century church of Saint Etienne
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage Cluniac priory church of Sainte-Croix-Notre-Dame at La Charité-sur-Loire
  • Your choice of relaxing or active: bicycles carried on board for cycling along the towpath

Our privately chartered barge, Deborah, has just 12 en-suite cabins, all with picture widows.



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Address: 13 The Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2AL
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*Price details

* Per person sharing, not including train to Paris. Optional group train ticket from London from £80. Single supplement £1,650/$2,310.

$3,635 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in April 2017. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information