Capfun, Quality campsites and holiday resorts in France
The department maine-et-loireThe Maine-et-Loire, located in the Pays de la Loire region
, is an ideal destination for vacationers seeking peace, natural beauty, and regional culinary specialties. This region is full of interesting places to visit and activities to do to satisfy all tastes. If you stay at Camping Lac de Ribou
in Cholet or Camping Parc de Montsabert
in Coutures, you can easily discover the 5 most beautiful places in the region, each located within a 30-minute drive from one of these two Capfun campsites.
The first must-see place is the famous Château de Brissac
, located just a 20-minute drive from Camping Lac de Ribou
. This castle, nicknamed the "giant of the Loire Valley," is the tallest castle in France with its seven floors. It is also famous for its unique architecture and French-style gardens. Visitors can discover the fascinating history of this castle by strolling through its richly decorated rooms, libraries, and galleries.
The second must-see place is the historic town of Saumur
, located just a 30-minute drive from Camping Parc de Montsabert
. Saumur is famous for its medieval castle, national stables, and production of sparkling wine. The town also has a rich cavalry history, and visitors can take a guided tour of the National Riding School to learn more about this tradition.
The third place to visit is the picturesque village of Montsoreau
, located 25 minutes by car from Camping Lac de Ribou
. The village is located on the banks of the Loire River and is famous for its castle and Renaissance-style houses. Visitors can stroll through the paved streets of Montsoreau, admire the banks of the Loire, and explore the many local craft shops.
The fourth place to discover is the Oriental Park of Maulévrier
, located just a 20-minute drive from Camping Parc de Montsabert
. This is the largest Japanese garden in Europe and offers a unique experience with its wooden bridges, lakes, waterfalls, and temples. Visitors can stroll through the gardens, admire the natural beauty, and learn about Japanese culture.
Finally, the fifth place to visit is the Museum of Ancient Trades and Popular Art
, located just a 25-minute drive from Camping Lac de Ribou
. This museum is an immersive experience that plunges you into the daily life of 19th-century merchants in France. You can discover the tools, techniques, and products used to make artisanal products such as soap and cheese.
When visiting the Maine-et-Loire, you must absolutely taste the region's culinary specialties
, such as rillauds, fouées, galipettes, and of course the famous Anjou wine. The smells of traditional cuisine permeate the local markets and restaurants in the region, offering an unforgettable culinary experience.
Here is the list of our holiday parks in Maine-et-loire