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To the confluence of the Loire and the Maine

Walking/pedestrian ,  Touring cyclist in Bouchemaine

18.6 km
Walking/pedestrian
4h 40min
Easy
18.6 km
Touring cyclist
1h 30min
Easy
18.6 km
Mountain biking
1h 30min
Easy
  • The meeting point of the Maine and the Loire is one of the most stunning sights along this World Heritage listed river.

    Touristic places:
    - The 6000 ha of the low valleys of Angers are one of the most beautiful and outstanding natural regions of Europe, making it a Natura 2000 site.
    - La Pointe is a charming village certified “Ville et Métiers d’Art” (Art town and trades) embarking you an artistic journey and giving you the occasion to discover creations of “artistic-artisans” installed...

    The meeting point of the Maine and the Loire is one of the most stunning sights along this World Heritage listed river.

    Touristic places:
    - The 6000 ha of the low valleys of Angers are one of the most beautiful and outstanding natural regions of Europe, making it a Natura 2000 site.
    - La Pointe is a charming village certified “Ville et Métiers d’Art” (Art town and trades) embarking you an artistic journey and giving you the occasion to discover creations of “artistic-artisans” installed directly in the streets.
    - The viewpoint of La Piverdière offers a breathtaking view of Maine, the low Angevin valleys, Angers and its monuments. Access the application La Piverdière 360° from your smartphone to discover the history of plants in Anjou.
    - The Pruniers bridge, built in the 20th century, is known to be the bridge crossed by the Allied troops in 1944 to free Angers.

    Equipments at your disposal:
    - Toilets near Bouchemaine town hall
    - Picnic tables in meadows in front of Bouchemaine town hall and in the La Pointe village in front of the confluence of the Maine and the Loire rivers

    Departure points
    - Quai de la Noé in Bouchemaine 
    - Parking du Petit Serrant in Bouchemaine 
    - Parking de la Piverdière in Bouchemaine 
    - L'Hermitage in Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire 

    Circuit marked out in mauve.