Only 15 minutes from the hotel Le Bussy, it is impossible to leave without visiting the town of Saumur!
The first to be delighted are, of course, horse and riding lovers! Indeed, since the end of the 16th century, the town of Saumur and the equestrian world have been inseparable. It was at this time that the first equestrian academy was created. Today, the riders of the National Riding School, around the famous Cadre Noir of Saumur, continue to train the senior staff of international equestrianism.the school offers guided tours, public presentations, galas of the Cadre Noir and many equestrian events throughout the year.
Would you like to take the time to discover Saumur? Young and old alike, climb aboard the little train and enjoy a gentle ride to discover a town steeped in history. Cross the Loire to the Ile d’Offard and admire the Saumur castle; walk along the banks of the Loire, learn about the equestrian and military history of Saumur by discovering the buildings of the Cavalry School, admire the Saint-Pierre church, the medieval streets of the historic town centre, to arrive effortlessly at the majestic Saumur castle overlooking the Loire. A moment rich in discovery!
Want to do more in Saumur? Here again, there is something for everyone!
To discover the gastronomic heritage of Anjou, visit the Combier Distillery, the Tina Artisanal Brewery and the Pommes Tapées du Val de Loire,