• Nearest Lake: 6km

  • Nearest River: Loire 0.3km

  • Nearest Town: Saumur 6km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Chinon: 21km
    • Tours: 56km
    • Angers: 56km
    • Le Mans: 128km

Sightseeing

Saumur is well known for producing fine wine, as well as its houses built into the cliffside and caves. For a fun family day out, visit Doué-la-Fontaine and its zoo. Chinon, with its markets and 400m long fortress is just 25km away, ideal for a family day out.

Days Out

Chinon

Chinon

Chinon, with its markets and 400 m long fortress is just 25 km away, ideal for a family day out. And if you visit, you must go to the château. Azay-le-Rideau also has a beautiful château, one of the earliest Renaissance castles.

Rose

Doué-la-Fontaine

Doué-la-Fontaine is a lovely town with lots to offer. There is a zoo which is unique due to it being partially in caves, and there are other troglodyte features, including where the mushrooms are grown. It is the number one producer of roses in Europe so be sure to stroll through the beautiful rose gardens.

Saumur restaurant

Saumur

Fine wine, cliffside retreats and hidden caves make historic Saumur a great destination.

Futuroscope

Futuroscope

Futuroscope, the fantastic, award-winning theme park of the moving image is a bit of a drive away, but well worth a visit for keeping the teenagers entertained. There's rides, shows and plenty of attractions – you won’t want to leave.

Saumur

Château de Saumur

Château de Saumur also has a magical feel to it - it is rumoured to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s fairytale castle.

Chateau Usse

Château d’Ussé

Create your own fairytale, or at least visit the site that inspired the fairytale of Sleeping Beauty – Château d’Ussé. The story is retold as you wander round the château, then you must explore the Gardens of Ussé, which are among the most beautiful in the Loire Valley.

Events in the Region

Le Mans

Le Mans 24-hour Car Race

Le Mans 24 hour race is one of sheer endurance. This illustrious event has a great history which is as much of an attraction as the motorsport for the thousands of tourists that visit each year. Owners and drivers from prestigious companies enter and are watched by spectators who often enjoy the thrilling sights from their accommodation.

Off Parc Activities

Doué-la-Fontaine has lots of activities in a stunning setting: hike through the vineyards, go horse riding along the rows of pink roses or cycle through the woods. Close to the campsite there is also canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and dinghy sailing.

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information

Golf

13.5 km from site

Boat trips

0.3 km from site
Sports Information

Windsurfing

10 km from site

Canoeing

6 km from site

Kayaking

8 km from site