On this France travel package you will get champagne welcome awaits you onboard the cruising vessel you will call home for the next 7 days as you explore Classic Upper Loire and Burgundy with Central Holidays. On this France vacation your will begin with stunning glimpses of the Loire countryside in Montcresson in the morning, followed by a tour of the palace of Chateau de Fontainebleau where royal French families have added to the architecture over the years. The next morning, cruise to historic Rogny and explore Chateau Guedelon, a castle being built in the same techniques as the Middle Ages that was started in 1997 and is expected to take 25 years to complete. Alternatively, visit Chateau de Saint Fargeau which is a fortified hunting meeting palace over 1000 years old. After an authentic French breakfast of fresh croissants, baguettes, and assorted pastries, visit Gien, home to Faience pottery, followed by an afternoon cruise to La Gazonne surrounded by lakes and ponds. Set sail for Briare and Gustave Eiffel's stunning aqueduct across the River Loire where you can ride bike, if you want to explore this magical area. Walk Briare's famed market with fruit and vegetable, seafood, cheese and French fashion stalls selling these famed local creations. Cruise to the family-run vineyard of Sancerre for your final French afternoon to taste local wines and enjoy the medieval hilltop village. The captain hosts his farewell dinner that evening as you enjoy your last evening sailing on this once-in-a-lifetime France vacation package.