Viva léonardo Da Vinci – 2019

500 years of renaissance(s) in the Loire Valley

All throughout 2019 the Loire Valley will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance, commemorating the death of Leonardo da Vinci at Amboise, the beginning of the construction of the Château of Chambord and the birth of Catherine de Medici in Florence.
The Loire Valley region, which is considered as the birthplace of the French Renaissance, will celebrate the artistic, scientific and intellectual effervescence of the Renaissance in France

Le vignoble du Val de Loire

Travel The loire Valley wines route

The Loire Valley , greatest site registered in France to « Patrimoine Mondial de l’UNESCO »,  is also the third tourism and wine region – in appellation – and has the longest wine Route.

Château de Montpoupon

Nature and Hunting Fair

Sunday, 30st August 2020
Cultural event with the program :
Mass with many horn players, drag hunting demonstration, equestrian shows, more than 300 hounds and horses, hunting museum ….

Saumur Cadre Noir

The academic show « Au cœur du Grand Manège »

Friday 19th June 2020 – 9pm
Saturday 20th June 2020 – 9pm
Sunday 21st – 2020 4pm
Friday 18th September 2020 – 9pm
Saturday 19th September 2020 – 9pm
Sunday 20th September 2020 – 4pm
Discover the history of the Cadre noir and the French academic horse riding in the heart of the Grand Manege.


The Gardens of Villandry

The gardens of Villandry welcome you all year around.
Ever since the construction of the Chateau of Villandry in 1532, outstanding gardens have embellished the building.
The sober elegance of its architecture combined with the charm of its outstanding gardens make this one of the jewels of world heritage.
Come and explore the ornamental gardens, The Water garden, the Sun Garden, the Maze, the Kitchen Garden, the herb Garden …

Saumur Cadre Noir

The Musical show
Friday 16th October 2020 – 9pm
Saturday 17th October – 9pm
Sunday 18th October – 4pm
Academic horse riding and live music linked together during this fantastic closing show.