Château de Saumur
Sits proudly on a raised rocky area above the Loire and the town of Saumur. An imposing sight at any time, looks even more splendid when lit up at night.
“Lovely day out for all the family with well cared for animals and plenty of space.”
“The burial place of Richard the Lionheart and his mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Stunning Abbey, beautiful gardens. A calm and serene atmosphere. The hotel on the corner outside has the best Earl Grey tea I have ever tasted!”
Point of Interest
“Our favorite place so far for picnicking. Pack a lunch, head up there and find a spot at the base of the chateau, near the lake, and enjoy the view!”
“The troglodyte village at Rochemenier is a must see and inexpensive experiance. The caves were occupied until the 1970's”
“Classified as a historic monument and located 10km from Saumur, the Chateau de Breze invites you to discover its architectural treasures, as well as its network of tunnels carved into the rock.”