Discovery boat trip on the Cher - Departure at 3 pm

Boat stroll
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At the gates of Tours, the Bateliers du Chers propose you all year long commented strolls (in french only) on the river Cher from Savonnières ( stroll upstream in direction of Tours) 6 people required for a departure.

On traditional boats from the 18th and 19th Century  get on board of La Charrière Belle Passante for a Discovery stroll. This boat of 12 passengers is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Bicycles, animals, drinks and pic-nics are allowed on board. 1 hour commented boat trip, Change of scenery and calm garanty!
Departure confirmed for 6 seats booked. You’ll be called if the minimum required is not reached.

Possibility to book a private tour up to 19 passengers : contact us for more information.

New: Combine bicycle and boat thanks to the boarding bicycle area between Tours and Savonnières (20 min away from Savonnières’ pier). That way you can finish your Loire à vélo journey with the boat ( to get to Savonnières by the Loire) or vis versa start you journey by boarding in Savonnières to join 20 min further away Tours.

To know

Pratical informationPlease adapt your outfit to the weather (solar cream, water, coat in case of rain…).
Booking online required.
Possibility of booking via the Tourist office of Tours up to 2h before the departure.
Possibility of booking via the Tourist office of Villandry up to 45minutes before the departure.
In Short
  • Meeting point : square Charmilles, 37510 Savonnières
    Meeting point : square Charmilles, 37510 Savonnières
  • Boat stroll
    Boat stroll
  • Duration: 1h
    Duration: 1h



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Excellente navigation avec un guide de très grande qualité qui eb plus fait des efforts vis à vis des non francophones
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Port de Savonnières
Place des Charmilles
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.34876
Longitude : 0.54819