Saumur-champigny



DateSamedi 02/09/2017
Departure pointParking de bussy, rue des Mazières
49730 Montsoreau
49 - Maine et Loire
coordinates[latitude] - [longitude]
Appellation involvedSaumur-champigny
DistanceParcours classique : 7 km
Parcours famille : 4 km
DurationParcours classique : 3h
Parcours famille : 2h

Hike(s) - Départures : 

  • Classical itinerary
    entre 13h30 & 14h
    entre 14h & 14h30
    entre 14h30 & 15h
    entre 15h & 15h30
    Departures every 10 minutes.

  • family itinerary
    entre 15h & 15h30
    please come 15 minutes before.

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Made from the best Cabernet Franc grapes, this deliciously fruity wine is one of the great red wines of the Loire. Pure, crisp and easy-going, saumur-champigny is a true reflection of this highly distinctive terroir.

From the historic village of Montsoreau, famous thanks to the classic novel of Alexandre Dumas “la Dame de Montsoreau”, leave for a historic and nature walk between stones and vines in the heart of the Parc naturel regional Anjou-Loire-Touraine. This year, Vignes, Vins Randos invites you to wander along the Loire river side, through to flowered little streets and vines to reach panoramic views on the Loire, the castle and the vineyard.

1.     
From la Maison du parc, leave toward the Loire riverside. With a stunning view on the savage river, taste a saumur-champigny accompanied by some appetizers.


2.     
Climb the little charming street of this historic village classified Plus beaux villages de France. Discover the 15th century castle of Montsoreau, arrive at the association of “La boule de fort”, a traditional game and observe a demonstration.


3.     
Then, begin your climb toward the vineyard and from the midst of vines with a panoramic view on the Loire and the castle, enjoy wine of the appellation.

4.   In the heart of vines, taste a delicious wine of the appellation with some appetizers near from a tipical mill of the region.   

5. Across again the village and discover a mysterious vintage wine carefully selected by winemakers of the appellation specially for you!
 

On arrival at the VVR village, continue enjoying your day in a fun and friendly atmosphere with musical entertainment. You can visit la Maison du Parc which propose many expositions and animations for old and young!
You can also buy wines tasted during your walk and other specialities from local artisan producers. Crêpes and gallettes will be available to buy.

It’s the perfect moment to blow the VVR ‘s fifteen candles in a friendly and festive atmosphere! Complete your quiz and try to win one of numerous gifts! 

Picnics are allowed

Family trail
: we propose a 4-kilometer walk adapted for children with stops 1 to 4. Departure at 3:20 pm. Subscribe you on 3:00 & 3:30 pm time slot.
suitable for pushchairs.


Solo trail: You want to do a VVR trail but your friends are not big fans of walks in the vines? VVR have thought about you and offers you the possibility to share a walk between "solos", always accompanied by a winemaker. Departure at 2 pm. Subscribe on 1:30 & 2 pm time slot.    

For restauration, have a look at :
Le Gambetta : 02 41 67 66 66
Auberge du Moulin de Sarré :
La Taverne d'Antoine : 02 40 83 11 36
Auberge Saint Pierre : 02 41 51 26 25
Auberge des Isles : 02 41 50 37 37
Le Puy à Vins : 02 41 40 39 64
Les Terrasses de Saumur : 02 41 67 28 48
Le Plantagenêt : 02 41 51 71 11
Bistrot de la Place : 02 41 51 13 27
Le pot de lapin : 02 41 67 12 86
Le Bistroglo :
L'auberge de la route d'or : 02 47 95 19 01
L'Alcôve - Domaine de Roiffé : 05 49 22 48 17 
Restaurant De La Maison De Pays : 05 49 98 26 57 
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Gîte Le cottage : 02 41 52 97 29
Camping Huttopia Saumur : 02 41 67 95 34
Le clos du Rucher : 02 41 52 35 89
Ami Chenin : 02 41 38 13 17
Le Lamartine : 02 41 50 92 63
Les Loges de Vignes : 02 41 52 21 78
Château de Chaintres : 02 41 52 90 54
Château de Targé : 02 41 38 11 50
Gîte du vigneron :
Domaine de Joreau :
Hostellerie la Croix Blanche : 02 41 51 71 11
Château de Verrières : 02 41 38 05 15
Le Parc : 02 41 67 17 18
Les Terrasses de Saumur : 02 41 67 28 48