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The town of Saumur France



Our visit to the town of Saumur in the Loire region of France

The town of Saumur France Loire region

Saumur is on the banks of the Loire river between the towns of Angers and Tours.

The top picture shows the bridge over the Loire to the town. Saumur is called the white city because of the pale tuffeau stone that a lot of the town is built with. So much stone was excavated to build castles. palaces. bridges that it left a network of tunnels. The miles of tunnels were used to house the work force see my page on Rochemenier.

A 14th century Chateau de Saumur over looks the town this as been a palace and a prison. During its time as a prison the Marquis de Sade was kept there it is now two museum a furniture and the history of the horse.

In the town is the world famous Cadre Noir equestrian academy.

Places to eat in the town

Hotels in Saumur


hotel adalgo saumur picture

This white stone three-floor hotel is located in Saumur.

Just 500 metres from the train station and town centre, and one kilometre from the historic Chateau de Saumur.

The Hotel provides a bar/lounge, a concierge desk, complimentary parking, and laundry facilities

Best Western Adagio Hotel Saumur

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Timbered buildings in Saumur

The town of Saumur France Loire region

We found parking easy and cheap the old half timbered houses and narrow street were full of art galleries antique shops and gift shops.

A wide choice of restaurant and street cafes and modern shopping malls. There are also the usual edge of town hypermarkets.

Well worth a look is the Military Cavalry school which as the largest tank collection in Europe. About 150 working armoured vehicles form the first world war to the gulf war.

The Caves Louis de Grenelle wine tasting tour is worth a visit.We enjoyed the tour it was interesting to learn about how wine is made.The address is 839 rue Marceau 49415 Saumur


The river Loire at Saumur

The town of Saumur France Loire region


Google street map of the town


Places to stay


Holiday Rental apartment Paris


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This large 2-bedroom apartment is a delight to come home to after a long days sightseeing and window shopping. Located on the first floor (2nd floor for North Americans), with a lift, the apartment overlooks rue Custine, one of the most interesting street in Paris to walk through.

Though facing the street, the double-glazed windows give you excellent insulation against any daily passerby.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated in vibrant colors, which catch the natural light streaming into the apartment. As the view is not obstructed closely by another building in front, you benefit from the sunlight and can enjoy your morning breakfast a the wooden dinning table which extends to seat 6.

In the living room you will find a sofa bed that sleeps two. We also have installed a flat screen TV with cable (as well as a dvd player and some dvd's) and have high speed internet access for your laptop computers so you can remain in touch. We also provide you with a Mac Computer in the apartment, a free Phone during your stay and a Bose bluetooth station.


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