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Itinerary

Day 1: SUNDAY

Meet in Paris and transfer to ‘Renaissance,’ moored in Châtillon-sur-Loire. After a welcome reception, there is time to explore the lovely village and admire its narrow streets and half-timbered houses.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: D

Day 2: MONDAY

The Sancerre wine region of France is known for its aromatic white wines. Visit a local, family-run vineyarfd for a tasting. After lunch, enjoy a leisurely cruise along the canal.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: TUESDAY

Cruise across Gustave Eiffel's magical aqueduct over the Loire River. Though completed in 1896, it is still one of the longest canal bridges in the world. Visit charming Château de la Bussière with its wonderful gardens.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: WEDNESDAY

Experience market day in Gien and visit its renowned earthenware center where faïence (glazed ceramic pottery) is produced. Cruise to Montbouy with dinner ashore at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: THURSDAY

After a morning cruise, visit Château de Sully-sur-Loire, a medieval fortress that was home to the Dukes of Sully. Built in the 14th century, it has a massive keep with high towers and pepper-pot roofs.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 6: FRIDAY

Cruise the "Little Venice" of Montargis. Visit the Château de Fontainebleau with its 130 acres of parkland and gardens. A former royal residence, it was continuously inhabited for seven centuries. Return to 'Renaissance' for a gala farewell dinner.

'Renaissance'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 7: SATURDAY

After breakfast, transfer to Paris, where your journey ends.

Meals: B





2017 Travel | 2017 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.



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