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Camping Au Bord de Loire

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Pays de la Loire Maine-et-Loire Gennes Loire Valley
  • Between culture and heritage, unique design with a bird's eye view of the Loire
  • Ideal address for athletes, gift vouchers and the "Accueil Vélos" label

By booking in a camping theme Welcome, you choose an establishment providing you with a quality charter to provide you with specific services.


Take advantage of your trip to Anjou to make good resolutions! Put on your walking shoes, poles, bags and walk, skirt, cross and practice this ideal sport to explore uncharted territory. Choose the app all trails, and discover the hikes near the camping !

Discover the charter Hiking.

Since camping On the banks of the Loire, you can reach wild passages along the Loire, take wooded paths, cross heather moors, rocky landscapes and walk through stone villages and colorful vineyards. You will be able to walk through real marked trails with interpretation panels, orientation tables, etc. The routes are secured for your comfort, and you will discover during your hikes, all the curiosities of Anjou: mills, troglodyte dwellings, Loire towns, artists' villages, river waterways, welcoming churches, and an anthology of cellars. 

Examples of circuits less than 30 minutes from the camping :

  • Nature circuit ile Ollivier 5 km from camping 
  • Perspectives de Loire 7 km from camping
  • From Loire en Forêt to 7 km from camping 
  • In the footsteps of Robrica 8 km from camping
  • Between Loire and Coteaux 9 km from camping
  • Saint Rémy La Varenne, loop of the Loire 10 km from camping
  • Between vineyards and forest 12 km from camping
  • From Joreau to the rocks 14 km from camping
  • Between Loire and Authion at 14 km from camping
  • The old stone path 15 km from camping

Study the hiking files written by the municipality of Saumur to make the connection with the proposed circuits and your desires:

For informed and prepared hikers who are embarking on long-distance hiking routes, the GR 3 follows the course of the Loire from its source at Mont-Gerbier-de-Jonc, in the Massif Central, to its estuary in Loire Atlantique. It is the first official marked GR and runs through Anjou for about 180 km. It crosses Saumur Val de Loire for approximately 70 km between Fontevraud l'Abbaye and St Maur. It offers you the most beautiful landscapes, vineyards, troglodytes, megaliths as well as superb panoramas on the Loire.


Whether staying or roaming, cycling enthusiasts will be under the spell of Anjou. The camping “At the edge of the Loire” is near la Francette by bike which leaves from Normandy to connect the Atlantic.

Discover the charter Bikes.

600 km of cycling route from Ouistreham to La Rochelle. You will cross superb and varied landscapes punctuated, will cross picturesque towns and villages. The route of the Loire by bike also passes just in front of the camping ! 900 km linking Cuffy (near Nevers) to Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (Loire-Atlantique). Downstream upstream of the Loire, you will link very colorful landscapes with astonishing lights. You will be able to take the time to observe the small heritage, to exchange your experiences with the people you will meet, to listen to the locals and to live different sporting and cultural experiences.

Do you know the Velobuissonnière ? Departing from Alençon, renowned for its lace, which is part of UNESCO's intangible heritage, theLa Vélobuissonnière route (V44 - 250 km) passes through Le Mans and its Gallo-Roman wall, unique in Europe, and stops at Saumur in the Loire Valley, also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With all these cycle paths, Benoît and his team have chosen to welcome you to the camping On the banks of the Loire with a set of services and services that justify their label “Home Cycling".

  • Quality accommodation on the banks of the Loire 
  • The proximity of the Loire à Vélo route
  • An attentive and warm welcome
  • A secure bicycle shelter
  • A repair kit
  • Practical information
  • Advice, tours, the weather
  • Equipment for washing and drying your laundry
  • Rental of bicycles and accessories
  • Bicycle cleaning solutions
  • Lockers to recharge the batteries
  • Breakfasts adapted to the effort
  • Packed lunches
  • A collective kitchen


Horse riding

You like contact with the horse. Would you like to make your vacation a unique experience with animals? The camping is in partnership with the Relais des Moulins in Chênehutte to please you by making horseback riding the essential ACTIVITY of your stay.

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You can practice your passion outdoors: Educational trails, forest hikes from 1 hour to a day depending on your level, games, environmental education, initiation walk on a secure educational trail. Many options are available to you. They also organize themed courses.

A whole program is also available to you on request for the little ones on pony. Next to camping (1 km), the Pony club la Galopade also a partner, will offer you formulas adapted to your child so that he gets to know the animal, takes care of it, brushes it and walks on its back! 

If you are traveling on horseback, be aware that the camping Au Bord de Loire has provided a welcome for riders, and that in the Loire Anjou Touraine Regional Natural Park and in the Loire Aubance region, equestrian loops have been specially designed on bucolic paths for riders and their mounts. The Equestrian loop Turquant-Saumur offers 20 kilometers of stroll between the Loire, the vineyards and the hillsides. The equestrian loop between Anjou and Touraine takes you during its 24 kilometers to the confluence of the Loire and the Vienne. The Circuit La Breille-Les-Pins - Brain-Sur-Allonnes, offers 22 kilometers of walks in the middle of pines and chestnut trees. So ? Is your rider's heart pounding? 


Where there are beautiful rolling, smooth, winding roads with splendid panoramas, you will find all the pleasures for motorbike tourism.

Discover the charter Motorcycle.

Warm encounters, accommodating accommodation, tailor-made services, varied itineraries, heritage tours, cultural and sporting activities ...

These are all the ingredients for a great motorcycle trip recipe, right? At camping Bord de Loire, Benoît welcomes you with great pleasure, a smile and good advice to accompany you in the discovery of the region by motorbike.

The site Motorcycle Trip presents a list of routes according to destination, duration, mileage, and points of interest.

Angers, Gennes, Saumur, Brézé, Montreuil-Bellay, Doué-La-Fontaine, Saint-Georges, Chalonne-Sur-Loire, Nantes, represents a circuit of more than 120 km between the gates of Nantes and Saumur. The road as a whole is relatively easy and pleasant without technical difficulties. You can visit Angers, Saumur, the castles of Brissac-Quincé, Boumois, Montreuil-Bellay and Serrant. This cornice is famous for the remarkable panoramas on the Loire.

Heritage Discovery

Le Genoese is the area of ​​the department where the concentration of megalithic monuments is the strongest and would be, for specialists in prehistory, the center of a particular Neolithic culture, recognizable by its porticoed dolmens.

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The ancient sites and monuments of Chênehutte (Gallic oppidum and Gallo-Roman temple of Villiers), the monumental ensemble of the amphitheater and the nympheum of Gennes are the remains of the Romanization of the Loire Valley during the first centuries of Our era.

Since the middle ages, many Romanesque churches and priories have been built in the villages. The imposing feudal and medieval site of Trier (feudal motte of Foulques Nerra and the famous tower of Treves) attests to a powerful barony reigning over the entire territory. You will also be able to discover many forms of troglodyte habitat in memory of the medieval period: Hill troglodytes of the Valley and plain troglodytes on the plateau. These popular dwellings are most often associated with beautiful stately buildings (castles, fortified houses) and still today reveal traces of former fiefdoms and lordships of the Middle Ages and the Ancien Régime. 

In addition, nine water mills turned on the Avort stream. Their architecture is still visible today. The Sarré mill south of Gennes is still in operation. This exceptional heritage is supplemented by a large number of hydraulic structures built on the various streams of the territory (wash houses, diversion bays, springs, landscaped basins) that it is interesting to discover during hikes in the hinterland). 

On the natural heritage side, the Joreau pond, in the middle of a forest area of ​​400 hectares, is ideal for oxygenating and hiking conducive to discovery and hiking. Many circuits practicable on foot, on horseback or by bike (Loire à Vélo) are available to take the time to admire this exceptional heritage.

And you, lovers of the Loire, should absolutely visit sites in the Loire region such as Saint Maur, Le Thoureil, Bessé, the port of Gennes, Cunault, Trêves and the village of Chênehutte!


Wine tourism

The vineyards of Anjou are renowned for their 27 appellations spread over 20.000 hectares of vines.

Discover the charter Wine tourism.

Since camping On the banks of the Loire, Benoît will know how to guide you to discover its riches either by walks on the Wine Route and villages, or by visiting châteaux in the vineyards, or by meeting local winegrowers and (of course!) Tasting of certain nectares… Regularly at camping, its local winegrower partners, the Domain bodineau and the cellar Robert and Marcel, invite you to discover their specialties to get to know the local wines.

Anjou tourism offers 6 wine routes to go from vineyards to cellars and from hillsides to picturesque villages:

The winemakers of Anjou Saumur will share with you their passion and discover the wonderful wines of the region: Coteaux du Layon, Saumur-Champigny, Savennières, Rosé d'Anjou, Saumur brut… Cultivate your desire to know this area and to travel with the “Cup” of wine tourism, and after tastings, training, tastings, take a few bottles to share these Loire wines with your loved ones! 

If you want more information, visit the pages Accommodation, Camping et Tourism our site.

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