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From the castle of the Aubance valley to Noizé forest

Walking/pedestrian ,  Touring cyclist in Soulaines-sur-Aubance

19.7 km
Walking/pedestrian
5h
Medium
19.7 km
Touring cyclist
2h 30min
Easy
  • On this walk, you will visit Soulaines-sur-Aubance, a village nestled in the bottom of the Aubance valley. The Aubance is a small tributary of the Loire and it is in this area that the sweet white wine Coteaux-de-l’Aubance is made.

    Touristic places
    - Coteaux de l'Aubance: the delimited soils of this AOC (French equivalent of “Protected designation of origin”) are characterised by exposed and ventilated hillsides, favouring the vegetation precocity and giving overripened harvests, even with...

    On this walk, you will visit Soulaines-sur-Aubance, a village nestled in the bottom of the Aubance valley. The Aubance is a small tributary of the Loire and it is in this area that the sweet white wine Coteaux-de-l’Aubance is made.

    Touristic places
    - Coteaux de l'Aubance: the delimited soils of this AOC (French equivalent of “Protected designation of origin”) are characterised by exposed and ventilated hillsides, favouring the vegetation precocity and giving overripened harvests, even with noble rot.
    - The Logis de la Constantinière. Its architecture is a testimony of the rural economy in the 17th century.
    - The château de Noizé, rearranged in the beginning of the 19th century, an old feudal château.

    Equipment at your disposal
    - Toilets and picnic tables near the starting point

    Departure point 
    - Parking of the Cortequisse room in Soulaines-sur-Aubance

    Practical information
    - Cycling path  

    Circuit marked out in mauve

    Download more information on this hiking trail from the Fédération française de randonnée (French hiking federation) website:  http://bit.ly/Chateaux-Aubance_Soulaines