Our favorites historical places
You wish to discover our beautiful region while staying close to the campsite ? Well, here are our favorites, not to be missed during your visit !
Whether you come by car, by bike, as a family, as a couple or with friends, … You are bound to find an activity that will please you !
Here are some of our favorite historical places to visit :
Le parcours patrimoine et l'amphithéâtre Gallo-Romain de Gennes
The archaeological excavations carried out here from around the years 1860-1880 show the existence of an important Gallo-Roman agglomeration of the first century of our era. Some monuments and facilities are the subject of specific research that you can discover throughout a route on foot or by bike in the city.
> Avenue de l’Amphithéâtre, 49350 Gennes-Val-de-Loire
Château de Montreuil-Bellay
You can visit the exterior as well as the interior of the castle. The interior visit is a 55-minutes long guided walk through history. You can discover the gardens, suspended above the Thouet as if by magic, without accompaniment. Many other castles are to be visited on the banks of the Loire such as the castles of Saumur, Angers, Montsoreau, Brézé, Brissac, …
> Place des Ormeaux, 49260 Montreuil-Bellay, around 17 miles from the campsite (around 1 hour and 30 minutes by bike or 30 minutes by car)
Troglodyte : L'hélice terrestre à Saint-George-des-Sept-Voies
This troglodyte site is a place to visit but it also hosts exhibitions and concerts. Visit this work composed of two simultaneous works : one was entirely dug in the rock ; the other modeled and molded in the open air.
> 16 L’Orbière, 49350 Gennes-Val-de-Loire, around 5 miles from the campsite (around 28 minutes by bike or 10 minutes by car)
Le village du Thoureil
Visit the village which has a rich historical and architectural heritage, earning it a « Small City of Character » label. It is a Loire landscape on the banks of the river, emblematic of the Loire Valley, listed as a Unesco Site.
> around 3 miles from the campsite (around 16 minutes by bike or 9 minutes by car)
Le village de Chênhutte-Trêves-Cunault
You can also discover this village, the town is rich in tourist attractions, which also made it worth to be called « Small City of Character » and « Village of Charm ». The town has Gallo-Roman remains, including the temple of Villiers, and the house of Fouchardière. There is a whole discovery heritage trail in the city, enough to make it a good walk of history !
> around 4 miles from the campsite (around 26 minutes by bike or 11 minutes by car)
La Prieurale de Cunault
Finally, and more specifically in the village mentioned above, visit the priory. The building is famous for its 223 sculpted capitals and its mural paintings which make it a real artistic treasure.
> 3 Place Victor Dialand, 49350 Gennes-Val-de-Loire, around 2 miles from the campsite (around 11 minutes by bike or 6 minutes by car)