Begin your journey in the historic market town of Amboise set among magnificent chateaux, then ply the waters of the Loire Valley aboard an intimate, exclusively-reserved canal boat. On specially-designed excursions, you're certain to enjoy the region's charming small villages and scenic countryside while enjoying exceptional regional French cuisine and wines. 

Starting at: $5,790 * Price includes special offer Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
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Loire Valley Canal Cruise

Aboard the 22-guest MS Deborah

10 days from $5,790

Begin your journey in the historic market town of Amboise set among magnificent chateaux, then ply the waters of the Loire Valley aboard an intimate, exclusively-reserved canal boat. On specially-designed excursions, you're certain to enjoy the region's charming small villages and scenic countryside while enjoying exceptional regional French cuisine and wines. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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Sep 21 - 30, 2020 Departure
Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert is Professor Emerita of French and Medieval Studies at Catholic University of America, where she began teaching the language, literature, civilization, and culture of France in 1987. Before completing her graduate studies in Romance Philology at the University of Chicago, Joan lived and worked in Paris for six years as a student, researcher, and translator. Her research is focused on medieval French literature, and she is an expert on Chrétien de Troyes and the legend of Tristan and Iseult from the 12th century to the present.  Joan has published six books and numerous scholarly articles, primarily on Arthurian literature and film. A dual citizen of France and the United States, she was recently named Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes académiques in recognition of her work promoting French culture.