Local Attractions
The castle of Montgeoffroy (2km) with 18th century period furniture in perfect condition.
The Loire River and the Regional Natural Park of Loire-Anjou-Touraine
Angers, its castle and Apocalypse tapestries, (25km); Saumur, its castle and the famous Cadre Noir (26km); cave dwellings, the castle of Brissac…

Food and wines
Museum of Mushrooms in Saumur.
Taste the traditional "foués" (similar to pitta bread) in a troglodyte setting or try any of the gastronomic restaurants in the area…

Visit the vineyards of Anjou and the Saumur region, homes to the Anjou Rouge, Anjou Villages, Saumur Champigny, Coteaux du Layon, Coteaux de l'Aubance, Cabernet d'Anjou, Crémant de Loire… - and, of course, go wine-tasting!


Sport and Relaxation
  • Numerous walks from home or farther afield, or go on a bicycle ride on one of our suggested round trips.
  • Horse-riding at Corné (5km) or at St Mathurin (6km).
  • Swimming pool in Beaufort (5km) or St Mathurin (6km), artificial lake and swimming in Fontaine Guérin (8km).
  • Fishing right here, at the bottom of the garden. (Fishing permits available a few hundred yards away.)
  • Or relax in the garden, under a tree or take a deck chair down to the river…