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Saumur self catering holiday homes accommodation. This page lists holiday homes gites cottages accommodation in Saumur and/or closeby. If you are travelling for business or pleasure please choose from our selection of self catering accommodation in Saumur. Saumur is a town in the Maine-et-Loire department in the Pays de Loire. The historic town is located between the Loire and Thouet rivers, which join to the west of the town. Saumur is home to the Cadre Noir, the National School of Horsemanship, known for its annual horse shows. There is also a tank museum, the Musée des Blindés, with more than 850 armored vehicles. The Château de Saumur overlooks the confluence of the Loire and the Thouet and was originally constructed in the tenth century as a fortified stronghold against the Normans. Following its destruction in 1067, the château was rebuilt by Henry II of England in the later twelfth century.

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The lush valley of the Loire is rich in history and architecture. It is renowned for its sumptuous chateux, sophisticated cities, beautiful landscape and delicious food and wine. The magnificent Renaissance chateaux of Chambord and Chenonceau and the historic towns of Amboise, Blois, Saumur and Beaugency lie along the banks of the river, while the cathedral cities of le Mans and Chartres are to the north of the region. River cruises are available from Angers and Nantes while the sandy Atlantic coast offers beach holidays.


Where is Saumur?

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Saumur is about 536 kms from Calais and the ferries.

Saumur is about 276 kms from Caen and the ferries.

Saumur is about 321 kms from Paris.

By Air - There are international airports at a number of the country’s major cities. Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located 15 miles northeast of Paris. Paris Orly International Airport is located south of Paris. On the west coast of France is Bordeaux International Airport. Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport is in the centre of France. Nice airport is on the south coast of France. Perpignan is on the French / Spanish border.

By Ferry - Brittany Ferries - Portsmouth to Cherbourg - Caen and St. Malo - Poole to Cherbourg - Plymouth to Roscoff. From Ireland Cork - Roscoff. P&O Ferries - Dover to Calais - Portsmouth to Bilbao in Northern Spain.

By Train - TGV trains connect the main french cities and their international airports.


Holiday homes accommodation in Saumur

La Prairie
Loire Valley
France 49

La Prairie Saumur bed and breakfast gites accommodationWe offer exceptional B&B Hotel /Gites accommodations in the Loire Valley. La Prairie is in a lovely quiet spot yet ideally located for visiting all the Chateaux and Vineyards of the Loire Valley. Surrrounded by 17 acres of grassland, pretty gardens, several patios, a heated outdoor swimming pool, and a lovely lake.more details
Contact: Norma Acres
Tel: 0033 479 31 0884
Fax: 0033 479 31 0884
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Eternes4 Persons. An old house (110 m2), typical for the Loire area, on a forestry terrain of 5000m2 (to be shared with the owner). The house is fully renovated; it is located opposite the vineyards of the 'Château dEternes, which lies 50 m lower. Culture trips can be made to the Loire castles in the neighbourhood, to the Abbey of Fontevraud (7km) and the many caves. For sporting activities on the water is Montsoveau, an excellent starting point. Karting possible in the area.

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