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Motte and bailey castle to the vineyards, via the conservatory orchard

Walking/pedestrian in Verrières-en-Anjou

17.4 km
Walking/pedestrian
4h 30min
Easy
  • Near the Lower Anjou Valleys is a place called Verrières-en-Anjou. It owes its name to the forest that historically covered north-east Angers in medieval times and offers walkers with superb natural surroundings and heritage to explore.

    Places of interest to visit 
    - The motte and bailey castle, a replica of an 11th-century fortified castle
    - André Delibes Park, featuring 37 acres of parkland, 20 acres of woods and a lake - Ideal for family outings.

    Facilities 
    - Picnic tables and toilets...

    Near the Lower Anjou Valleys is a place called Verrières-en-Anjou. It owes its name to the forest that historically covered north-east Angers in medieval times and offers walkers with superb natural surroundings and heritage to explore.

    Places of interest to visit 
    - The motte and bailey castle, a replica of an 11th-century fortified castle
    - André Delibes Park, featuring 37 acres of parkland, 20 acres of woods and a lake - Ideal for family outings.

    Facilities 
    - Picnic tables and toilets in André Delibes Park 

    Departure points 
    - Parking du Château à Motte in Saint-Sylvain-d'Anjou (Verrières-en-Anjou)
    - Sports complex rue du Préhaut in Pellouailles-les-Vignes (Verrières-en-Anjou)

    Circuit marked out in mauve.