Azay-le-Rideau, Bourgueil, Chinon, Doué-la-Fontaine, Saumur…

Crossed by the River Loire, the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional Nature Park offers an imposing landscape mosaic between sandy shores, limestone hillsides and meadows criss-crossed by boires. From the most emblematic to the most confidential, the area is full of remarkable heritage. Whether you are a lover of nature, bucolic villages, troglodytic caves or famous vineyards, let yourself be seduced by this exceptional cultural destination with all the benefits of nature.

Boat tour, starting from Chouzé-sur-Loire© Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Boat tour, starting from Chouzé-sur-Loire© Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Chinon vines and the River Vienne© Emilie Boillot / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Chinon vines and the River Vienne© Emilie Boillot / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Crissay-sur-Manse, in the Most Beautiful French Village network © Emilie Boillot / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Crissay-sur-Manse, in the Most Beautiful French Village network © Emilie Boillot / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Sunset on a stagnant branch of the River Loire © David Greyo / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Sunset on a stagnant branch of the River Loire © David Greyo / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church© Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church© Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

the Turpenay Abbey, in the Chinon national forest © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

the Turpenay Abbey, in the Chinon national forest © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Guinea fowl, in the Véron hedges and ditches © PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Guinea fowl, in the Véron hedges and ditches © PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Vieyard hut in Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Vieyard hut in Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Langeais castle, from the River Loire. © Philippe Body / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Langeais castle, from the River Loire. © Philippe Body / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Villaines-les-Rochers, major place of the wickerwork © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Villaines-les-Rochers, major place of the wickerwork © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Bois-Aubry Abbey © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Bois-Aubry Abbey © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

A grey heron in the River Vienne © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

A grey heron in the River Vienne © Nicolas Van Ingen / PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Organise your ethical holiday with the “Valeurs Parc” brand

The park authorities and providers of local services work hard to enhance all these riches. They are proud of their heritage and act at their own level to preserve the environment, a fair local economy and the well-being of all. Their work has been recognised with the national “Regional Nature Park Values” label. Take a look at some of the best services on offer and choose the elements for your stay in the Park!

  • Where to sleep?

A night in a cabin, a campsite at the heart of nature, a troglodyte gîte, a stay on the riverside or at the heart of the vineyards… Come and stay in our wide-ranging accommodation, where quality is skilfully combined with sustainable development. You will be welcomed by men and women who love their region. And all in an enchanting setting.

  • Where to eat?

Feeling peckish? Then take a seat in one of our restaurants and savour some great little dishes, prepared with passion and with full respect for local farmers and the environment. On the menu: a relaxing break with a glass of natural wine on the terrace and a tasty 100% locavore menu… Here, the stars are home-made dishes and local and seasonal ingredients! And for the greatest food lovers: have a taste of nature with our beekeepers’ biological honey.

  • What to do?

All the top sights to see! Famous or little-known sites where the owners will be delighted to introduce you to their rich heritage with a daring, sensitive and ethical approach. With your family or friends, stock up on new discoveries and have a really great time together. An enchanting experience guaranteed.

You can also meet the basket makers who are continuing a long tradition. These passionate craftsmen and women will welcome you to their workshops and talk about their skills. They make contemporary furniture and decorations, as well as baskets… Come and see their original creations and treat your friends (or yourself!) to a gift.

And don’t forget to experience our natural or architectural heritage during a guided visit. A walk through the vineyards, a beginners’ lesson in sculpture, a nature outing to catch a glimpse of beavers… Whatever the season, enjoy activities in the company of enthusiastic and committed guides.

Find all the offers

Use the website of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional Nature Park: www.parc-loire-anjou-touraine.fr/en

La Maison du Parc

15 avenue de la Loire 49730 Montsoreau

Tél. 02 41 38 38 88

maisonduparc@parc-loire-anjou-touraine.fr

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