City of character of Maine-et-Loire, Le Puy-Notre-Dame is a charming village taking place in the heart of Saumur, of which it is the biggest commune of the vineyard, at the limit of the department of Deux-Sèvres. It is located about twenty kilometers from Saumur and its famous Black Frame, not far from Thouars and Montreuil-Bellay.
Appreciated since always for its wine-making activity, the commune of Puy-Notre-Dame is occupied since Prehistory. It developed in the course of the twelfth century, gradually offering an architecture mixing Gothic Poitevin and Angevin styles. Sacked in the sixteenth century during the religious wars that destroyed much of its fortified walls, it has retained all its charm and elegance.
Visitors to the area will appreciate the unique architecture of Puy-Notre-Dame, as well as its historical heritage of great interest.