Romance in the Loire Valley - A Honeymoon Cruise

Sprawling chateaux, natural splendor and 500 years of Renaissance history make the Loire Valley an ideal region for a honeymoon cruise.  

The Barge

If you’ve never considered a honeymoon cruise aboard a hotel barge then now may be the time, luxurious accommodation and stellar service mean that every whim is catered for.  Interiors of varnished hardwoods and stained glass provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere and there’s even a wine cellar! You’ll dine on gourmet meals using locally sourced ingredients, prepared by the on-board chef and your wine glass will never run dry! A 6 night all inclusive cruise through the Loire Valley  is sure to be a hit with your significant other…

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The Journey Itself

Romance is incorporated in every aspect of a honeymoon cruise. It will begin with champagne to welcome you on board, followed by a romantic candle-lit dinner – the first of many. Although staying in your cabin for the whole trip is certainly an option, there’ll also be plenty of romantic opportunities to explore as you cruise the stunning Loire Valley – such as an outdoor lunch underneath shady weeping willows in Larcay or a walk among the gardens of Chateau de Villandry. For the ultimate romantic adventure, you can view the verdant beauty of the Loire Valley as you soar above it in a hot air balloon, and what could be more romantic than watching the sunset at Chissay en Touraine? After sailing under the bridge Château de Chenonceau, with its five impressive arches, you can pay a visit to the Château itself and then dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant at the end of the day!

Medieval villages, vineyards and wineries (complete with wine-tasting), rose gardens, ancient Loire Valley châteaux and busy street markets are only a few of the other experiences and attractions open to be explored on your honeymoon cruise. There’s no doubt it will be the trip of a lifetime and one you’ll be exceedingly glad you made!

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