Discover walks, bike rides and horse rides within a 20 km radius

If you'd like to explore the Anjou region on foot or by bike, you've come to the right place! In addition to the La Loire à Vélo circuit and the GR3, which runs alongside the Loire River, there are numerous hiking trails in Anjou, as well as a number of hiking loops that have been signposted to help you discover Anjou's natural and scenic landscapes. Through its forests, parks and green spaces, the vineyards of the Loire wines, we will be able to advise you according to the time you wish to devote to these outdoor activities. Between Angers and Saumur, you'll also find wine routes, heritage trails and natural discovery itineraries for those eager to reconnect with nature.

Chateau de Brissac


You are 10 min. away from the highest castle of France : the Château de Brissac. Extend to Angers and you will discover a new fortress-type medieval building. Within a radius of 40 km, Saumur, Brézé, Montreuil Bellay, Le Plessis Macé, Montgeoffroy, Montsoreau will offer you a wide choice of tours.

Books and maps at your disposal.

Vins de Loire


You are ideally placed to meet welcoming winemakers. Flagship names such as Coteaux du Layon or L'Aubance for fluffy wines, Anjou Village, Brissac or Saumur-Champigny for the reds, Cabernet de Saumur or Cabernet d'Anjou for the rosés, you will feast. Happy tasting! Check out the map of the vineyards


Troglodyte dwellings

A limestone soil and the work of the men allowed the realization of habitats, cellars, galleries. Come and spend a few moments underground in the troglodytes.


Rides and hikes

The Loire, forests, country paths, typical villages: a setting conducive to beautiful hikes. The GR3 is 8 km away and the tour "La Loire à Vélo" as well. A shelter for your bicycles is available, and maps of tours, pedestrian excursions can be loaned. We know nice spots around, and it will be our treat to share them with you.

Select your visits and activities within a 25 km radius

Anjou and its gentle Angevine countryside abound with a variety of sites to fill your stay. Anjou Vert is the place to be! The charms of the Anjou region include the châteaux circuit, Anjou crafts and local produce, as well as the vast vineyards around Saumur, Angers, Doué la Fontaine and Brissac-Quincé. From the Cotiniere de Gennes Val de Loire B&Bs and gîtes, you don't have to travel far to marvel at a château, a typical Loire-side heritage site or an area ideal for walking or cycling. The Loire is a great place to take a nature break, watch traditional boats or listen to birdsong. Whether here at La Cotiniere, Rochemenier or on the banks of the Loire, a multitude of troglodyte caves will open their doors to you for a surprising underground discovery. We'll be delighted to show you around and help you plan your stay in the Loire Valley.

Wine harvest in Anjou

Meet the winemakers

The great originality of the wines of the Val de Loire is, they are mostly resulting from a single grape variety: Burgundy melon in the vineyards of Nantes, Chenin, Cabernet and Gamay in Anjou, Saumur and Touraine. Sauvignon and Pinot Noir in Touraine and in the Center, but also Grolleau, Pinot Meunier, Pineau d'Aunis, Romorantin

This palette of unique grape varieties in the world offers a very diverse range of wines and high expression. Here is a list of winemakers picked for you if you feel like going to meet them.

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Other visits nearby

Cadre Noir de Saumur

Le Cadre Noir de Saumur

From the military equestrian tradition, le Cadre Noir de Saumur trains the teaching staff of the National School of Riding.


Doué-la-fontaine Zoo

Felines, the big aviary, the bioparc / Doué-la-fontaine Zoo for a good family time.

grézillé pond

Grézillé's pond

Fishing and swimming 2 km away from La Cotinière

Le Thoureil

Le Thoureil

Take a nearby country road and, discover the village «Le Thoureil», it is running to become the favorite village of the French 2019! The old port of Le Thoureil evokes the golden age of skippers. The old houses of the sailors have their tufa facade and draw a picturesque silhouette at the foot of the hill.