On board La Luce

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Cruise along the water aboard La Luce and enjoy the picturesque landscapes of the Loire, the keep of Château d'Oudon near La Patache fishermen's port while passing by the medieval water mill of Champtoceaux, Folies Siffait park and the Château de Clermont. Don't forget your camera!

On Board La Ligériade II

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From the docks of Montjean-sur-Loire, discover the last natural river with an expert of the Loire who will take you on a thrilling journey through the centuries.

On board Vent d'Soulair

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An unusual and relaxing ride! Enjoy the Loire and its birds, discover the fish and the world of fishing, a traditional activity.

Wine Cellars

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On the hills between Montjean and La Varenne, you will be surprised by the quality of the work and wines of many vineyards. Une Autre Loire has over 30 wineries, including 9 who received the "Caves Touristiques" (Tourist Wine Cellars) label for the quality of their facilities, regular opening hours, area set up for selling bottles of wine and holding commentated wine tastings.

Delicious Treats

Three exceptional recipes carry the "Une Autre Loire" name. Between Angers and Nantes, 12 partner bakeries have provided their expertise to offer 3 delicious treats made from local products: gourmet pie, "gâteau de voyage" (traveller's cake) and the local mullet smoked baguette.

Saint-Florent-le-Vieil and its Abbey-Church

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Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, an approved "Petite Cité de Caractère" (Small City of Character), famous for its abbey-church sitting at the top of Mont Glonne, invites you to stroll through its many small streets from the esplanade of Montglonne to the Julien Gracq promenade along the Loire...

Champtoceaux and the Famous View of Champalud

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Built on the top of the hill, Champtoeaux enjoys an exceptional view from the classified site of Champalud. While walking through the village, you can follow the footprints of its glorious past (entrance towers, "hanging" water mill and ruins of the citadel)...

Montjean, Loire port

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Sailing has left an indelible mark on the village of Monjean. Its port experienced prolific activity until the end of the 19th century. Come dive into the atmosphere of an old port of the Loire and follow the footprints left behind by earlier industrial activity.

Loire à Vélo

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This 800-kilometre long sightseeing bike trail flirts with the longest river in France, the Loire, this valley of wonder whose banks are an endless mine of wonderful treasures.

Moulin de l'Epinay

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Discover the secrets of Moulin de l'Epinay, the fabulous mill that produces its flour using the wind.

Maison du Potier

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In the heart of one of the last potters' villages, come to the Maison du Potier (Potter's House) for a lively interactive tour on the work of potters, from yesterday to today, from the extraction of clay to the final product.

Joachim Du Bellay Museum

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The Joachim Du Bellay Museum located in the Grand Logis, a beautiful 16th century tower castle, offers educational engravings, tromp l'oeils and furniture that takes us on a beautiful journey into the world of the famous French poet, from the Loire of Angers to Rome...

Cap Loire Discovery Park

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At the centre of Cap Loire discovery park, the self-propelled Cap Vert is a wonderful historical monument that takes you on an exciting adventure into the world of inland navigation on the Loire.

Musée des Métiers

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The museum offers a unique collection of objects and tools representing more than 35 trades on 5,000m², through a series of squares, old buildings, cobbled streets and more.

Natural Parc

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Natural Parc has over 500 animals and 9 areas specially designed for visitors, allowing them to get up close to pet and feed the animals! Plant maze and multiple activities, bouncy castle, giant slides, pedal go-karts for the whole family.

L.A. Kayak

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Go for a half-day or full-day canoe-kayak ride on the Loire! For an exciting adventure along the river, enjoy the raging rapids for several days...

Le Fuilet, a Potters' Town

Le Fuilet is one of the last ten potters' towns in France. The orange clay collected from the neighbouring moors is still used today to make flower pots, cooking pottery, traditional birdhouses and other decorative objects. Discover these beautiful items in the potters' shops.

The "Boires"

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Near the Loire, the "boires" are reservoirs deriving from the former arms of the Loire. Plants and wildlife are particularly well protected here.

Shores of the Loire

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A familiar landscape along the banks of the Loire! Water often gives way to sand, creating long stretches like here near Saint-Florent-le-Vieil.

The Natural Cirque of Courossé

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This classified site of 145 ha offers a remarkable landscape and a beautiful panoramic view of the Mauges.