Montreuil-Bellay is located at the gates of Anjou, Touraine and Poitou.
Bordered by the Thouet, Montreuil is the last closed city of Anjou which counted 32 and offers with its castle and its ramparts one of the most beautiful architectural density of the Loire Valley.
The Montreuil-Bellay's castel.
Overlooking the Thouet from its rocky spur, it gives an excellent idea of the evolution of the great fortified castles by summarizing all the architectural phases of the late Middle Ages.
Opening from April to November
Daily from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, except on Tuesdays.
Wine lovers will appreciate, after the visit, to taste and buy the Château's wine produced on the estate.
A base proposes to you to discover the charms of Montreuil-Bellay and the surroundings while sailing on Le Thouet.
Four courses at your disposal for a walk along the water, upstream or downstream of Montreuil-Bellay. Possible steps at the Moulin de Couché, Vieux-Moulin, Lenay, Les Coteaux du Chalet, Rimodan, Bron ...
May, June and September: every weekend and public holidays from 2 pm to 6 pm
In the morning by appointment and on weekdays by appointment (2 days in advance)
July and August: every day from 2 pm to 6 pm - In the morning by appointment.
The visit allows you to discover the universe of the horse in the prestigious site of a school unique in the world (rides, quarries, saddlery). The Cadre Noir presents its traditional covers. Opening periods
01/04 to 13/10: Monday from 14h00 to 18h00, Tuesday to Friday from 9h00 to 18h00 and Saturday from 9h00 to 12h30.
All year round for groups (by appointment).
a vast monastic city founded in 1101 (12th century Romanesque architecture) and transformed partly over the centuries (architecture of the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries), the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is one of the largest in Europe
When you enter the Doué-La-Fontaine Zoo, you turn a page in the history of zoos.
In the 10 hectares of this exceptional troglodyte site shelter more than 500 wild animals in the conditions closest to their natural environment.
The diversity of the observation points invites you to grasp the rare moments of animal life, safely and without disturbing their intimacy.