Located in the Heart of the Parc National and close to the historic
Town of Saumur.
ANJOU is surrounded by vineyards, sunflowers and maize. The quiet
lanes make it an ideal situtation for relaxing, walking, cycling and
bird watching yet only a few minutes drive from the large supermarket
at Doue la Fontaine, which also has a chemist and newsagent. Doue la
Fontaine is also known as the City of Roses and one has the
opportunity of visitng the famous rose gardens and even buying some
wonderful rose scented products. Doue also boasts the world famous
troglodyte zoo, renowned for its conservation programme.
Doue has a bustling market on Monday when farmers of the region tempt
you with their home grown, home made products. The town also has
restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.
Ideally situated for visiting the many Chateau in the Loire and also
trying the excellent wines of this area. Saumur is only 15 minutes and
the majestic chateau dominates the town towering above the romantic
Loire river where one can enjoy, like the kings and queens of old, a
trip along this mighty river. Saumur has a multitude of shops and
resturants many of which serve outstanding food.