Days Out: Trips & Tours

Bleu Vins
Tailor Made Wine trips For any budget, Wine-tasting is a unique way to explore France.
Balloon flights, offering an opportunity to fly over beautiful and diverse landscapes in the Pays de la Loire Region. Monday to Friday: 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-18:00, Saturday: 09:00-12:00.
Chateau de Challain
Large chateau in Challain la Potherie (49), offering B&B accomodation and catering for weddings. Each suite includes robes, slippers, hairdryer, private bath and tea & coffee making facilities.
John London
Carp Fishing Travel Agency, carp fishing in France at 37 lakes, with big carp to 69lb and a choice of bivvy or luxury accommodation.
lArche de la Nature
Farm run by the city of Le Mans, Nature & Wildlife Areas & Parks, House of the water, Bike rental, playground, horse drawn rides, Disc Golf, Orientation course and Dozens of species of trees and more, Regular Events
Chateau de la Groulais
Medieval Château, close to the Canal de Nantes à Brest. Restaurant, Reception Rooms and catering
Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts project
The Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts project is a recently formed French Association which encourages owners to open their gardens to members of the public, who purchase an annual membership card, which allows access to all the gardens in the project.
Anjou Bike Center
Bicycle Hire with helmet, puncture repair kit, first aid kit, pump, lock, bottle as standard. Self-guided bike tours in the Loire
Château de Saumur
Heritage Site, admire a collection from from the fourteenth, eighteenth twentieth century. Beautiful view of the Loire and the city. Bike Parking, Restaurants, picnic area and City Centre near by. Pets are not allowed inside the castle
Feeling Forest
Adventure playground of Feeling Forest, 6 courses up in the trees on an aerial assault course. Trampolines, air games, mini golf. Suitable for ages 6 and over depending on height. Open: from April till early September
Avalon Waterways
River cruise company, experience the character and culture of destinations in Europe, Asia, South America, or Africa from mini-breaks to extended exploration.
Grand Parc du Puy du Fou
The Puy du Fou is a must for kids and adults alike. In the Vendee (85), at rue Georges Clemenceau, Les Epesses. A castle with medieval enactments and attractions on a grand scale. Check website for opening times, which are seasonal.
Château de Clisson
A multi-facetted monument. Its stones survived the passing of time (from the 11th to the 19th century) and today, they tell many stories of very colourful characters. Various events organized between April and September.
Domaine de la Bretesche
Châteaux 25 minutes from La Baule, 36 rooms, Suites and Villas, Golf Course, Restaurant and a contemporary brasserie, Spa with indoor and outdoor pools .
Food & Wine Vacations
Semi-private tour of the Loire valley. Touring 3 castles per day, tours and wine tasting in local vineyards and accommodation in a Renaissance castle near Ambiose.