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Angevin circuit of La Loire à vélo

Touring cyclist in Angers
40.0 km
Touring cyclist
2h 30min
Easy
  • Departing from the Parc Balzac in Angers, a 40 km route is available by bike and crosses outstanding sites, like the Maine river towpath and the Piverdière site in Bouchemaine, giving you a breathtaking view over the low valleys of Angers (one of the most beautiful damp natural regions in Europe).

    This loop goes along the Loire river and the Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire gardens, crosses the magnificent slate environment of Trélazé with its unusual nature and old lands converted in wells. Back in...

    Departing from the Parc Balzac in Angers, a 40 km route is available by bike and crosses outstanding sites, like the Maine river towpath and the Piverdière site in Bouchemaine, giving you a breathtaking view over the low valleys of Angers (one of the most beautiful damp natural regions in Europe).

    This loop goes along the Loire river and the Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire gardens, crosses the magnificent slate environment of Trélazé with its unusual nature and old lands converted in wells. Back in Angers, take some time to stroll in the ancient streets, visit the château d’Angers and its treasure: the Apocalypse, enjoy the view on the Maine river from the Promenade du Bout du Monde, before heading to the Parc Balzac.

    Come and discover a sweet way of life: Angers’ way of life!

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    Important information:

    • The chevalerie ferry, which crosses the Authion, will no longer be accessible from 7 November 2023 for the winter period. It is due to reopen in spring 2024.
    • A wild boar hunt will take place on Sunday 26 November 2023 from 8am to 1pm in the commune of Bouchemaine, and more specifically on the communal plots located Route de la Moncellière and on private plots. Signage will be provided by the town of Bouchemaine. 
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    More details on the map Angers by bike.

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