AN EXCEPTIONAL PLACE, AN UNFORGETTABLE STAY
Château de Verrières is located in a unique setting conducive to discovery and relaxation, in the heart of Saumur, Perle d'Anjou, the geographical location of this charming hotel will enchant you.You will be able to discover the history of the Kings of France and enjoy during your stay the historical heritage of a region renowned worldwide for its architecture, landscapes and gastronomy. You will be charmed by the sweetness of living in the Loire Valley.
Just a few minutes walk from your hotel in the Loire Valley, discover Saumur, the "Pearl of Anjou", classified as a City of Art and History and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its pedestrian streets and historic tufa stone facades reflect the light of the banks of the Loire. Every Saturday morning, a traditional market offers local products, bringing life to the heart of the city. There are many leisure activities with a rich history, from the traditional fort ball to the boats offering walks on the Loire. You can discover the pleasures of yesteryear.
• The Old City, thehe Castle of Saumur"Pearl of Anjou"•
• Le Cadre Noir National Riding School •
• The Troglodytes •
• The Musical Ride •
• The Armoured Museum •
The Loire Valley has a rich architectural heritage made up of prestigious monuments and sites. Among these, many Renaissance castles such as the Château de Chambord, the Château d'Amboise, the Château de Chenonceau but also medieval complexes, including the historic centres of Chinon, Vieux-Tours or Angers. Visiting the Chateau of the Loire Valley is an unforgettable journey through the history of France...
•Medieval Fortress of Chinon•
•Castles and gardens of Villandry•
• Brissac Castle•
• Rigny-Ussé Castle•
Between banks and forests, the landscapes of the Loire Valley are renowned for their beauty and harmony. Artists, poets and writers of all times continue to celebrate the region through timeless works. With its Renaissance castles and medieval cities, the Loire Valley has an outstanding architectural heritage. It is not for nothing that it is commonly called the "Garden of France"... A region that combines beauty, peace, culture and above all, where life is good!
Abbey of Fontevraud •Le Clos Lucé Residence of Leonardo da Vinci •La Devinière where François Rabelais lived •Loire by bike •Doué La Fontaine Zoo Biopark •Maulévrier Oriental Park
CELLAR VISITS & TASTINGS
Wine and vines represent the historical and cultural roots of Saumur - since Gallo-Roman times - and the region's cultural roots. This culture of "good living" has developed over time and has given the banks of the Loire this attractive aspect. The wine-growing regions of the Loire Valley are famous for their unique terroirs, which distinguish their Saumur wines under the "appellation d'origine contrôlée" (AOC), a testimony to quality and know-how. The vineyards of Anjou, Saumur and Touraine are renowned throughout the world and include 51 appellations of white, rosé and red wines.
We are of course at your entire disposal to help you organise your visits to the region's winegrowers and wine merchants, whose quality and number will satisfy you in the search for the best for your greatest pleasure.
Saumur is the scene of many annual events on the themes of wine, horseback riding (Le Cadre Noir) and festivals. These events are a testament to the city's cultural richness and dynamism. Many sporting events take place there every year, particularly around marathons and cycling.
Presentations & Galas of the Cadre Noir •The Anjou Vélo Vintage bike• Festival of Giants and Masks •Book and Wine Fair• Festival "Les Médiévales" • Montsoreau's musical season •International Rose Day• Harvest festivals • Les Grandes Tablées de Saumur Champigny
We have selected for you a multitude of activities to discover our beautiful region in a different way, with family or friends. We are at your disposal to help you organize the most "sporty" of stays.
Golf 9 holes at 5 km • Leisure park Terra Botanica in Angers • Course in the trees and lasergame • Canoeing and kayaking at 1 km • Hot air balloon flights over Saumur, Chinon • Bike rides • Helicopter flights, glider, ULM, balloon and many other things....