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Croisieres Saumur Loire

quai Lucien Gautier | Au pied du théâtre de Saumur, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 6 63 22 87 00
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Scenic river cruise past Saumur on the Loire

What a wonderful experience. On boarding, we were handed an excellent pamphlet (in English) giving... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Winegum M
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Saumur, France
Nice river cruise, but nothing special

This gentle cruise along the Loire river was a good way to see the valley around Saumur, but it's... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
st321st
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Bournemouth, England
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quai Lucien Gautier | Au pied du théâtre de Saumur, 49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

What a wonderful experience. On boarding, we were handed an excellent pamphlet (in English) giving us loads of information about the history of Saumur and its river. As we progressed up the river the delightful young lady would give her commentary in French followed by...More

1  Thank Winegum M
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Delihgted that you enjoyed he cruise. Many thanks.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

This gentle cruise along the Loire river was a good way to see the valley around Saumur, but it's nothing special really. There is a guide offering info as you cruise along, but she was very quiet so was hard to hear over the sound...More

Thank st321st
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Our tip for a better hearing : avoid to seat at the full rear of the boat. We can also adjust the microphone power ; don't hesitate to ask for. Usually, we try to be not too loudy to respect the environment. And to cover...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very relaxing very pleasant 50 min boat ride with Panoramic scenery both sides of the Loire. Recommend. With a taster of sparking local Saumur vino and cocktail biscuit very nice.

1  Thank Minty D
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Loire scenery around Saumur helps a lot to deliver you such a pleasant trip. Thanks a lot for your excellent recommendation.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

On one of the most hottest days in August we parked for free up at the Saumur Chateaux car park & walked into the centre, through the lovely windy streets. We popped into the office de tourism and purchased our tickets for the boat tour....More

1  Thank Steve B
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Thanks to passengers for handling adults binocular with care : they hardly survive a season! But we steadily buy new ones. Thanks a lot for your high recommandation writen with style.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were there only English people on the boat and the guide was very good. She would do her bit in French and then came over to us to talk in English, having already provided us with English pamphlets to help us out. The trip...More

2  Thank Al H
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Many thanks. I fear to add words to yours that are so kind and accurate. The tiny shop Les Docks de la Loire we opened this year appears to be very helpful to give passengers the best infomartion regarding the boat.

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We don't really do the tourist thing but we couldn't come here and not go on a boat ride on the Loire. The trip we took started at 3 we got at the dock about 10 too and the boat was packed so we couldn't...More

1  Thank Zita6773
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

On Saturdays, we have only two short cruises at 3 and and 4 PM since the boat sails for two shuttles between Saumur and Montsoreau from 11 AM till 7 PM. This is why these short tours on these first really sunny saturdays were highly...More

Reviewed 17 June 2016

We didn't chose a good day but it was the best day weather wise that we'd had all week. The boat was quite full as a group of French elderly and/or handicapped people joined us. The crew were just wonderful, helping and supporting them as...More

Thank Nicky D
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Thank you Nicky for your comment and your very kind apreciation of the crew attitude. We can have different solutions regarding such situation : to make a full two linguages commentary with the micophone or to gather the minority (some times they are French) in...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Loire was running fast and high. It was a bright brisk day and the voice on the telephone had sounded welcoming and efficient, giving me the choice of using either French or English. We made a booking and received excellent directions. Parking at this...More

1  Thank Passagienne
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

No comment. We just have to enjoy your poetic and sensible assement. With a lot of thanks. Looking forward your next coming.

Reviewed 4 July 2015

this trip on the loire was enjoyable, relaxing and informative if you can follow the fast talking guide ( she was learning so ! ) reasonable priceMore

Thank PHILIP C
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

According to the proportion of nationalities and the requests of the passengers, the guide may balance the use of Frendh and English.: 100 % 50 %, 30 %,.0 %. I didn't get if you mean a French or English speaking guide. Nevertheless, thank you for...More

Reviewed 13 April 2015

When you need a break from chateaus and crowds, this is a great way to go. Bernard (the owner) and his assistant were wonderful about making sure English speakers were attended to on a lovely boat tour down the Loire. On our trip most of...More

3  Thank Pam Z
Bernard H, Propriétaire at Croisieres Saumur Loire, responded to this review

Very happy of your rewarding appreciation that, for sure, will be helpfull for many english speakers. Bernard

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Jorge V
hola dos preguntas basicas, el costo del billete y si posee audioguia por que veo que solo ingles y frances. gracias
22 February 2017|
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Response from Bernard H | Property representative |
el costo del billete basicos es 15 € Bonjour, le billet adulte pour la croisière découverte est de 15 Euros. Une traduction du commentaire en espagnol est disponible à bord en espagnol et quelques autres langues chinois... More
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