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Souzay-Champigny

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Maine-et-Loire

Souzay-Champigny - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Maine-et-Loire
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Souzay is a beautiful medieval village with 16th century houses, a street of commerce cave, where the circuit "Loire bike" password. It is a village of winemakers who received a fertile ground for the vineyard and cellars dug into the tufa rock, along the Loire, which allowed to keep the wine at a constant temperature. Souzay is associated with the small village of Champigny 2 km up the hill, which gave birth to the term "Saumur Champigny."

Geographical information

MunicipalitySouzay-Champigny
Postcode49400
Latitude47.2346910 (N 47° 14’ 5”)
Longitude-0.0050360 (W 0° 0’ 18”)
AltitudeFrom 26m to 93m
Surface area8.92 km²
Population799 inhabitants
Density89 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (73 km, 57 min)
Insee code49341
IntercommunalityCA Saumur Loire Développement
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Dampierre-sur-Loire1.2 km (3 min)
Parnay1.4 km (2 min)
Turquant3.3 km (5 min)
Montsoreau6.2 km (9 min)
Varennes-sur-Loire6.5 km (8 min)
Candes-Saint-Martin6.8 km (9 min)
Saumur6.9 km (10 min)
Chacé7.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg7.5 km (15 min)
Varrains8.4 km (14 min)
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye9.4 km (12 min)
Brézé9.5 km (15 min)
Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent10.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the main street, called Castle Street and past the semi-troglodyte castle, visit the street trade of the 12th century., Troglodyte, where now passes the Loire bike circuit because the city restored the site and offers a relaxing space for cyclists within the troglodyte.

It should also go into the vineyard and spend on the island of Souzay, accessible on foot in the summer to enjoy the view on Souzay.

Places of interest

Monuments

Photos

A Souzay
A Souzay
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semi-troglodyte Castle
semi-troglodyte Castle
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Space designated for cyclists
Space designated for cyclists
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Great Arch cathedral troglos
Great Arch cathedral troglos
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Leaving Souzay, bike ...
Leaving Souzay, bike ...
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Weather

Tuesday 26 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
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Thursday 28 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride or trek
Nature and the great outdoors22 € to 90 € Roiffé (13.8 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (21 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (41 km)
Nouâtre/Noyers
HikeEasy1h30Nouâtre (47 km)
Cherré
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (48 km)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (53 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels