Things to do

There are many local attractions and things to see and do, here is a small  selection.

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Visit the many fascinating Loire Valley Chateaux - Villandry, Usse, Azay-le -Rideau, Chinon, Langeais, Saumur and Chenoceau are all within easy driving distance.  The Chateau de Gizeux in the local village is an easy cycle or walk away and the Chateau le Latham in Breil is also within reach by bicycle.

Cycle or walk the many marked and quiet trails through the forest and vineyards - visit the following websites for details of cycle routes in the local area:

Swim in one of the many natural lakes in the region, many are supervised by lifeguards during July and August and have games, playground facilities and pedalo hire.   View the following web links for more information:

Le plan d’eau at ‘le parc capitaine de Bourgueil                              

Lac du rille, Base de loisirs de Pincemaille

Chateau la Valliere, Lac du Val Joyeux
Hommes, Plan d'eau de hommes

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If you prefer pool swimming there are newly opened municipal outdoor pools in Noyant and Bauge, both an easy distance away, details of these are found on the following website:

Take a
canoe or kayak out on La Loire or La Vienne rivers or many of the local lakes including Lac du Rille.  Try the links below to find out more:        
Canoe/Kayak hire based in Chinon  
Canoe/Kayak hire based in Brehmont on the Loire river

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See our Family Attractions page for great ideas for family days out.