Port de Chouzé-sur-Loire©N. Van Ingen

Culture

The cultural heritage of the Park has lived on through centuries. The beauty of the tufa buildings and the French horse-riding traditions reveal a certain prestige. Basketry or the Loire navy witness ancient know-how. The game of “boule de fort” is the sport of the valley.

Bateau à Chouzé-sur-Loire©Nicolas Van Ingen
Loire On the water

The Loire is a major communication route for the transportation of goods up to the 19th century. But it still is a wild and moody river. Bargees need...

Taille de pierre©Nicolas Van Ingen
Built heritage Architecture

From prestigious monuments to modest houses, tufa stone is the main construction material of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park giving way to many...

boule de fort à proximité d'un cochonnet
Unusual

The “boule de fort”, less known than the petanque, is a traditional game typical of Anjou. Players are members of circles. The game is played on a...

champ multicolore de plantation d'osier
Basketry Agriculture

An ancient art, basketry still lives on, especially in Villaines-les-Rochers. Whether it is for baskets or decorations, osier gives limitless...

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Beyond the famous river and castles of the Loire valley, the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park federates a territory with rich and diversified naturel...

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Agriculture Unusual

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

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04 Apr. 2020 - 03 May. 2020
Hike Gastronomy and terroir
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Domaine Ratron - Clos des Cordeliers

Marie-Françoise RATRON - Vigneronne Récoltante or someone of her team takes you on a walk around the Clos des Cordeliers and will have the pleasure of...

12 Sep. 2020
Guided tour Plants
Anché

Parc naturel régional Loire-Anjou-Touraine

Inventory of the flora of Anché, the wood and the Vienne riversides. Some comments are available on request.

01 Jun. 2021 - 07 Sep. 2021
Guided tour Rivers
Saumur

Croisières Saumur Loire

On Tuesday evening, board the Saumur Loire for a sunset cruise. Admire the beauty of the lights of the Loire. Using binoculars, you can observe the...