Safran©PNR Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Agricultural activities

Do you know the saffron and the truffle of Touraine, the asparagus, the roses of Doué-la-Fontaine? Did you know that here is the cradle of seeds and mushrooms are grown there? On the Loire, only a few fishermen still live from the products of the river and perpetuate the traditions.

Champ de chanvre en Loire-Authion ©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture

Agriculture in the Authion valley is based on an intense production with international success: seeds. Modern companies are on the forefront of these...

Champignons©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture Mushrooms

The “champignon de Paris” (white mushroom) has made its way from the Paris catacombs to the humid troglodytic caves of the Loire valley. It is a...

Truffes©PNRLAT
Agriculture Unusual

Thanks to rich soils and a mild climate, the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park territory is most suitable for agricultural activities. Certain productions...

Pêche au filet barrage©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture On the water
The Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park with its many streams is a fisherman’s paradise! Amateurs and professionals practice angling, gear and net fishing. And...
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Champ de chanvre en Loire-Authion ©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture

Agriculture in the Authion valley is based on an intense production with international success: seeds. Modern companies are on the forefront of these...

Champignons©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture Mushrooms

The “champignon de Paris” (white mushroom) has made its way from the Paris catacombs to the humid troglodytic caves of the Loire valley. It is a...

Pêche au filet barrage©Nicolas Van Ingen
Agriculture On the water
The Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park with its many streams is a fisherman’s paradise! Amateurs and professionals practice angling, gear and net fishing. And...
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20 Jun. 2020
Guided tour Plants
Savigny-en-Véron

Parc naturel régional Loire-Anjou-Touraine

An inventory of the flora of Savigny-en-Véron. Some comments are available on request.

 

05 Apr. 2021 - 07 Aug. 2021
Guided tour Gastronomy and terroir
Souzay-Champigny

Domain Ratron, Clos des Cordeliers

In the heart of the vineyards of the village of Champigny with Marie-Françoise RATRON GALET - winemaker, share the daily life and philosophy of the...

Nature Fauna Flora
Dry grasslands spread out on shallow soils which are well-exposed, poor and stony and can’t retain water. They are part of the richest habitats...