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All routes Anjou and its Heritage

Carte Daon - Le Lion d'Angers

Daon / La Jaille-Yvon - Le Lion d'Angers Val de Loire Anjou and its Heritage

( 21 km - 2hrs )

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Enjoy a bucolic ride along a riverbank once used by bargees for towing their barges. Follow the unspoilt path of this river as it flows through a landscape alternating cliffs, prairies, inhabited backdrops of farmhouses and country cottages. And to complete the experience, a section in the heart of the wilderness, on the Isle Briand estate - home to the National Haras (stud farm) and the Lion d’Angers racecourse. 

Carte vélo Montsoreau Saumur

Montsoreau - Fontevraud Anjou and its Heritage Wild Anjou

( 6 km - 45 min )

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Leave the ‘ligérien’ ambiance of the Loire behind you to visit Fontevraud and its prestigious Royal Abbey – the biggest monastic complex in France. Dolmens, windmills, and an old farm that is now home to one of France’s last surviving soap factories will surprise you as you wend your way along this bucolic rural route. 

Carte vélo St Florent le vieil Champtoceaux

Saint-Florent-le-Vieil – Oudon Val de Loire Anjou and its Heritage

( 26 km - 2 hrs 20 min )

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The majestic Loire, headlands withexceptional panoramas … the Saint-Florent-le-Viel/Oudon road offers a wealth of discoveries. 

Bearing the scars of history and the Vendée Wars, this route has been highly praised by both Joachim du Bellay and Julien Gracq. 

Carte vélo Montsoreau Saumur

Montsoreau - Saumur Exploring the vineyards Val de Loire Anjou and its Heritage Unique Anjou

( 15 km - 1h50 )

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Between Anjou and Touraine, this route will take you through the prestigious setting of the Loire and its chateaux. Along the banks of this legendary river lies one of the most beautiful villages in France – made famous by the Alexandre Dumas’ lovers. Hugging the banks of the Loire, you’ll be able to meander through the very guts of the soft stone, travelling past the troglodyte dwellings dug into the slopes - where a plethora of stately homes are tucked away, built of ‘tuffeau’ stone, extracted from the huge local quarries. If you choose the Montsoreau-Saumur itinerary via the slopes, you’ll be able to meander through the vineyards, taking full advantage of a unique panoramic view over the Loire! 

Carte vélo La Flèche Baugé

La Flèche - Baugé Anjou and its Heritage Wild Anjou

( 19 km - 2h )

A landscape of woods and forest, an itinerary connecting two towns boasting a rich and varied heritage, and ultimately, a river and a tributary in perfect harmony. The redeveloped former railway line offers a family-oriented escape route that will bring you to a clearing, or into the leafy shade. And after all that fresh air, why not indulge in a spot of cultural tourism? 

Carte vélo Saumur St Rémy

Saumur – Saint-Rémy-la-Varenne Val de Loire Anjou and its Heritage Wild Anjou

( 31 km - 2Std 40Min )

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At the heart of the Loire Anjou Touraine Regional Nature Park, the little towns dotted along the Loire will form the stages of your route, connecting the elegant town of Saumur to Saint-Rémy-la-Varenne and its ancestral priory. As we can tell by the menhirs and other dolmens scattered throughout the region, this is an environment that was much-appreciated by our ancestors – a tradition that continued more recently, too, with an abundance of religious edifices built of ‘tuffeau’ stone. At the start or finish of your ride, lose yourself in the history and alleys of the pretty town of Saumur, the horse-riding capital! 

Carte vélo les ponts de cé Thouarcé

Les Ponts-de-Cé - Thouarcé via Brissac-Quincé Exploring the vineyards Anjou and its Heritage

( 34 km - 3 hrs 30 min )

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Welcome to the Pays de Bacchus, at the southern gateway to Angers. This itinerary offers you the opportunity to trace a path through vineyards and wine-growing estates, past mills and character properties. It also offers numerous opportunities to take a break in the charming villages, built of schist and ‘tuffeau’ stone. 

Comité Départemental du Tourisme de l'Anjou

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