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Futreau on the Loire at Blois. © OTBC

Loire Passion

The influence of the Loire on the city of Blois
Description

MEETING WITH THE HORSE CARRIAGE RIDE AT PLACE DU CHÂTEAU IN BLOIS 11:00 AM
From the castle square, you will drive to the Church of St Nicolas, the banks of the Loire and the Jacques Gabriel bridge to reach the aître St Saturnin. This building is one of the few remaining 16th century covered cemeteries in France. Similar to a cloister, it now serves as a refuge for the city's architectural decorations that fell during the Second World War. You will take the carriage back to the port of La Creusille, with the most beautiful view of Blois.

LUNCH IN A NEARBY RESTAURANT 12:30
MENU PROPOSAL

1/4 wine included 

- Goat chaplain and its sour mesclun
Or homemade terrine of Loire fish and fresh herbs, dill cream

- Pressed of beef confit with Sichuan pepper in a Parmentier style
Or a duo pot of fish with shellfish, steamed potatoes and vegetable brunoise

- Shortbread two chocolates and red fruit whipped cream
Or Traditional Tatin Pie, vanilla ice cream

GUIDED TOUR OF THE OLD BLOIS BARGEMEN'S QUARTER AND BOAT TRIP ON THE LOIRE 2:30 PM
From the port of La Creusille, your navigator and guide will bring the Loire Navy back to life. Describing the types of boats, the goods transported and the many natural events such as floods or break-ups. They will also be inexhaustible on the fauna and flora of the Loire.

You will go to the bargemen's quarters to observe the traces of life: flood scale, ex-voto, shops...

END OF OUR SERVICES 17:00

The price includes
  • The traditional boat trip on the Loire
  • The guided tour of the Mariners district in Blois
  • The horse carriage ride
  • Lunch 1/4 of wine included
The price does not include
  • The transport
  • Personal expenses
  • Aperitif and coffee supplement
Validity

Valid from April 01 to October 31, 2019

Conditions of sale

Based on a group of 24 people minimum and 48 people maximum

Useful information

- Free for driver