Located between Angers and Tours, in an area boasting a harmonious variety of landscapes, this nature reserve covers an area of 253,000 hectares in the Loire Valley, a 280km stretch of which is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Saumurois region, hills, vines, bocage farmland, woods, heathland and plains dotted with walnut trees provide the natural decor within the boundaries of the parc naturel, whose landscapes change gradually as you travel across it. Whether you’re travelling on foot, bicycle or by mountain bike, allow our footpaths and trails to guide you, stopping along the way at entertaining and educational information boards highlighting the region’s riches, such as its flooded valleys, vineyards, tufa stone etc; alternatively, take to the water by canoe or kayak to discover the islands and sandbanks of the Loire Valley at close quarters. A welcoming land of discovery, the Parc Naturel Régional Loire-Anjou-Touraine reveals more of its secrets at its information centre in Montsoreau, where fun and interactive exhibits await visitors.
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