Places we visit

Posted by | October 13, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci in the Loire

Cruising on board Nymphea last summer Silver Travel Advisor journalist Helen Jackson enjoyed the Chateau du Clos Luce on one of the many stops along the Loire Valley's River Cher....

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Posted by | September 29, 2019
Gastronomic treats at La Boulaye

Visiting notable historic sites and Chateaux is hungry and thirst-making work. All meals and wine are included in the price of the cruise, including a few scheduled meals ashore. Here...

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Posted by | September 10, 2019
Chateau de Nitray

Another day another Chateau. Silver Travel Advisor  journalist Helen Jackson explains the interest and beauty of  Chateau de Nitray whilst cruising on the barge Nymphea, on the Loire Valley’s River Cher....

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Posted by | September 5, 2019
Chateau du Chenonceau – Beautiful Inside and Out

This summer we invited Silver Travel Adviser journalist Helen Jackson to join us on Nymphea to see the Loire Valley. She reported on the things she saw on a day-by-day...

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Posted by | January 22, 2019
The Da Vinci ‘Clos’ – the hidden secret of Leonardo’s death

The whole wide world knows the name Leonardo da Vinci – born in 1452, the illegitimate polymath artist/scientist/inventor son of a Tuscan notary and his peasant lover. As early as...

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