Sports leisure

Bike loop: From Abbey to castles

  • Distance: 80km
  • Duration: 2 day

80 km loop between the Loire, the forest and the Thouet Valley.

For lovers of cycling, take advantage of a loop of around 80 km by taking the cycle route No. 10 between Fontevraud-l'Abbaye and Montreuil-Bellay, then the Vélo Francette between Montreuil-Bellay and Saumur then La Loire à Vélo from Saumur to Fontevraud-l'Abbaye via Montsoreau.

Travel along the Saumur coast from Saumur to Montsoreau and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Loire Valley, cross the Saumur Champigny vineyard and discover typical troglodyte villages. Continue towards Fontevraud-l'Abbaye and its famous Abbey then continue towards Brézé and its exceptional castle and its underground passages. Continue towards Montreuil-Bellay, a beautiful medieval city, then follow the Thouet to return to Saumur.

Useful information

Spoken languages
  • French
Equipments Leisure facilities
  • Picnic area.
Bathroom installation
  • Public toilets
  • Parking nearby
Electric charging stations
  • Charging station for 2 electric wheels
Activities on site Cycling sports
  • Cycling sports
  • Cycle route
Roaming Information
  • Distance: 80km
  • Duration: 2 day

Marking details: - From Saumur to Fontevraud-L'Abbaye: La Loire à Vélo signposting - From Fontevraud-L'Abbaye to Montreuil-Bellay: Link N°10 - From Montreuil-Bellay to Saumur: La Vélo Francette


Free access.


    8 rue Raspail
    49400 Saumur