Explore

Latest

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Chateaubriant

Between the wars, Chateaubriant was called ‘the European capital of the plough’, and it has not lost its agricultural heart. Every Wednesday it holds an important cattle market. Chateaubriant …

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Rennes

(45 minutes away) In the heart of the land of King Arthur and the knights of the round table, Rennes has a long and fascinating history. As well as its historic …

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Anjou

(1.5 hours away) The landscape of Anjou is as gentle and pleasant as its climate. The region’s rolling planes are intersected by a network of rivers which help to irrigate the …

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Angers

(1 hour away) Angers is situated on the River Maine. It is a thriving university city with wide boulevards, beautiful public gardens and narrow older streets evocative of its long …

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Nantes

(1 hour away) Nantes was the capital of Brittany in the Middle Ages but is now the capital of the Pays de la Loire region. With half a million inhabitants …

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Ancenis

(1 hour away) Ancenis stands on the banks of the Loire, on a shale hill that was once an island in the river, midway between Nantes and Angers. It has an …