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Montsoreau

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

Montsoreau - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Maine-et-Loire
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The charming village of Montsoreau, listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, and its stunning white tufa stone château, magnificently dominate the Loire River. The Renaissance Château de Montsoreau, made famous by the novel "La Dame de Montsoreau" ("The Lady of Montsoreau") by Alexandre Dumas, contains an exhibition circuit about the Loire River called "Imaginaires de la Loire" ("Imaginations of the Loire").

After visiting the castle, do not miss a walk along the beautiful flower-filled narrow streets of the village.

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Montsoreau

Montsoreau site gathers all the attractions and heritage landscape that make the international reputation of Saumur.

Located in the heart of the Loire Valley, classified World Heritage by UNESCO, it is proud to belong to associations of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France", the "Charming Villages of Warwick", the "Small Cities of character "and is at the center of the Regional Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine. The wines most famous wine is on its doorstep: the wines of Champigny and Saumur, the Aubance and Layon, the Chinon and Bourgueil, Vouvray and wine of the Cher ...

Formerly closed city around its castle, Montsoreau witnessed ancient battles to defend the steps of the Anjou and the Wars of Religion before sinking slowly into oblivion until the 19th century. Then Alexander Dumas awoke memories by writing The Queen of Montsoreau. Thus was born the legend of the beautiful Diane de Meridor madly in love with the beautiful Bussy.

During your visits and walks, the castle of the Lady of the docks and streets Montsoreau port access, through its cave, you will discover Montsoreau, vibrant and welcoming town.

Things to see and do

Places of interest

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Events and festivities

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Castle Montsoreau
Castle Montsoreau
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The Village of Montsoreau
The Village of Montsoreau
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Montsoreau village in bloom flowers 2
Montsoreau village in bloom flowers 2
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The Flea Montsoreau
The Flea Montsoreau
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The Flea Montsoreau
The Flea Montsoreau
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The Loire Valley Wine Market
The Loire Valley Wine Market
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