Loire The Loire is the longest river in France with a length of 629 miles (1,012 km), rising in the the Massif Central and flowing north through the Loire Valley and then west to the Atlantic Ocean. Rising in the Cévennes range of the southeastern quarter of the Massif Central near Mont Gerbier de Jonc, it flows northward for over 620 miles (1,000km) through Nevers to Orléans, then west through Tours and Nantes until it reaches the Bay of Biscay at St Nazaire. Its main tributaries include the Nièvre, Maine and the Erdre rivers on its right bank, and the Allier, Cher, Indre, Vienne, and the Sèvre Nantaise rivers to the left bank.

There are no cruises on this river at the moment.

 


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