THE LOIRE

 

We are lucky to be surrounded by a wealth of châteaux, vineyards and beautiful cities. We've complied a small list of our favourites.

 

Châteaux

Chateau du Plessis Bourré

Chateau du Plessis Macé

Château de Serrant

Château d’Angers

Château de Brissac

Château de Montgeoffrey

Château des ducs de Bretagne

 

Other attractions

Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud

Haras national de l’Isle Briand

Ecole Nationale de'Equitation Saumur

Terra Botanica

Jardins du château du Pin

Iles de Versailles Garden, Nantes

Machine of the Iles Nantes

La Mine Bleu

Domaine de la Petite Couere

There is also horse racing at: Segre, Lion d'Angers, Craon, Chateau Gontier, Angers and Chateaubriant

River trips at: Chateau Gontier, Chemille Change and Laval

 

Vineyards

Various wine areas to visit all within 1 hour 30 minutes drive. Wine tours can be arranged with prior knowledge.

Wines include: Musadet, Coteau de Layon, Anjou blanc, rouge and rosé, Savennieres, Saumur rouge and sparkling and Chinon

 

Cyling

We are well located for many cycle routes and can assist you.

La Vélo Francette

Loire à Vélo

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Cities to visit

Angers, Rennes, Nantes, Saumur, Le Mans all within 1 hour 20 minutes. They all have beautiful city centres.

 

Eating Out

Auberge de la Diligence

Ferme Auberge La Touche

 

Local markets

Segré - Wednesday & Saturday (12km)

Le Lion-d'Angers - Friday (25km)

Craon - Monday (29km)

Renaze - Friday (18km)

Candé- Monday (18km)

Chateau-Gontier - Thursday & (31km)

Pouance -  Thursday (22km)

Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe - Friday (43km)

Tierce - Wednesday (47km)

Angers - Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (48km)

LE MANOIR DE LA VIEILLE DOUVE

 

 

Le Manoir de la Vieille Douve

6 Route de Tremblay

49520

Le Bourg d'Ire

France

 

Tel: 0033 241612124