Explore the region
To do and see

A privileged situation

Ideally located between Saumur, Doué-la-Fontaine and Thouars, the picturesque village of Puy-Notre-Dame benefits from a strategic position strong> at the foot of the Saumur vineyard. Nestled in the heart of Anjou, it offers an ideal starting point for exploring the region.

Breathtaking landscapes

The surroundings of Chai de la Paleine reveal breathtaking landscapes. Forests, bocages and vineyards are revealed along marked trails, inviting explorations on foot or by bike. Authentic villages punctuate these settings, illustrating our rich heritage.

Villages of character History, Visits, Architecture

Explore the gems of charming villages and small towns of character such as Puy-Notre-Dame, also renowned for its vineyards, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye with its fascinating history, Le Coudray-Macouard and its picturesque charm, as well as Chênehutte, offering breathtaking views.  

The last wild river in Europe The Loire Valley

The Loire Valley, nicknamed the “Garden of France”, is home to the last wild river in Europe. Enveloped in incomparable natural beauty, the Loire meanders through spectacular landscapes of vineyards, majestic castles and villages picturesque.

This region, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a unique experience, where unspoiled nature and history meet harmoniously along the banks of this iconic waterway. 

With 54 classified sites Saumur

Discover the historic elegance of Saumur, an emblematic town in the heart of the Loire Valley, which has no less than 54 listed heritage sites. Dominated by its royal castle, the city offers a journey through the ages with its cobbled streets, its secular churches and its atmosphere medieval. Saumur, a jewel of French heritage, invites you to a captivating exploration of its history and architectural splendor.

La Vélo Francette and the Loire by Bike Cycle routes

Explore the beauty of the Loire Anjou Touraine Regional Park, through two emblematic cycle routes: the Vélo Francette and the Loire à Vélo. Travel the Vélo Francette through bucolic landscapes, and let yourself be seduced by the majestic banks of the Loire à Vélo . These routes offer a unique and active way to discover the natural and cultural diversity of the region.

Puy du Fou, Doué BioParc, Center Parc Family parks

A few kilometers away, discover exceptional parks such as Puy du Fou , offering breathtaking shows combining history and entertainment. Immerse yourself in biodiversity at the BioParc de Doué , a haven for wildlife. For a family getaway, the Center Parc du Bois aux Daims offers an oasis of relaxation in the heart of nature, with its fun activities and its animal park.

Visits and walks The essentials to discover

Explore the cultural diversity of the surrounding area, visiting emblematic sites such as the École du Cadre Noir de Saumur, famous for its equestrian art. Immerse yourself in the unusual at the Musée du Champignon, discover military history at the Musée des Blindés, taste prestigious wines at the Maison Louis de Grenelle, explore the underground château of Brézé , stroll through the Château de Montreuil-Bellay and perfect your swing at the Saumur Golf Course. Each of these places offers a unique experience!

“The city of flowers” Angers

Angers, located one hour away, reveals a captivating cultural and historical wealth. Dominated by its imposing medieval castle, the city seduces with its cobbled streets, its lush gardens, and its warm atmosphere. Explore the historic heart of Angers, visit the majestic Saint-Maurice Cathedral, stroll along the Maine, and discover a city where tradition and modernity intertwine harmoniously.