DISCOVER THE HERITAGE OF OUR REGION
Our Maison d’hôtes Bulles de Loire is located in the center of Saumur near the castle Yolande d'Aragon from where you can view both sunrises and sunsets over the city and the river.
You are in the heart of the Loire Valley in Saumur, between Anjou and Touraine.
We will be happy to help you discover our region according to your taste and requirements.
Ruins & gardens
Many castles, abbeys, museums, and gardens to discover...
Saumur, Manoir de Launay, Montsoreau, Fontevraud, Chinon, Villandry, Rivaud, Azay le Rideau, and the gardens of Puygirault...
Also, many museums to visit.
The Royal River
The Royal River provides breath taking nature, light, fauna, flora, and landscapes.
This magnificent river can be explored on horseback, by boat, on foot or by bicycle.
Wines, vineyards & wine producers
A fantastic diversity around chenin (for the white) and cabernet franc (for the red) , biodynamic production, wine production process, troglodyte cellars, and the opportunity for wine tastings.
Prestigious names for exceptional appellations : Saumur, Champigny, Brézé, Anjou, Bourgueuil, Chinon, St Nicolas de Bourgueuil.
Stroll in Turquant, a troglodyte village with its craftsmen and mills. Have a walk in Montreuil-Bellay, a fifteenth century town, on the banks of the river Thouet. Visit Le Thoureil, Chênehutte, Trêves-Cunault, Rou-Marson the city of “fouaces”...
Special mention to Doué La Fontaine, rose land, and its gorgeous zoo.
Discover its story !
Its history started around the year 1000 and was founded by the Count of Blois, then conquered by Foulque Nerra, and became the stronghold of the Plantagenets with Eleanor Queen of France and England. You can see in Fontevrault Abbey the tombs of the Royal family.
Stroll through its old streets and visit the monuments of the city (castle, St Peter's church, City hall, the old town). Enjoy its unique and special features with its typical French and gastronomic restaurants, its markets, its animations ( festivals, concerts, shows and exhibitions)
City of the horse
With its prestigious military cavalry school, the Cadre Noir Saumur, its carousel and its museum, Saumur is the city of the horse.
Visits and exhibitions reveal the excellence of the French cavalry. Their motto is "forward, calm and straight".