Things to see and do - Saumur
Unmissable tourist sites
Saumur Travel guide
Saumur : Michelin's recommendations
Saumur is renowned for its horses and especially its Cadre Noir stables, a French cavalry centre of excellence that visitors should not miss (the acrobatics on horseback are remarkable). The “pearl of Anjou” is also known for its elegant château and the delights of its old quarter.
Tourist attractions Saumur : Things to see and do
Château de Saumur F - 49400 Saumur
An attractive collection of works of art from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, tapestries, (an astounding dance of the savages), French pottery and porcelain from the 17 and 18C.
Esplanade du Château F - 49408 Saumur
With its towers and sloping roofs, this château has a proud air to it, dominating the Loire from its pedestal. King René rebuilt this château as a "love mansion" in the 14C, adorning it with a well thought out decorative design in the Gothi..
1043 route de Fontevraud F - 49400 Saumur
This museum is home to 700 military vehicles (tanks, armoured cars and artillery pieces), 200 of which are operatonal, from 17 different countries. The museum traces the history of armoured vehicles from 1917 to today. Among the best examples are a S..
1, rue Volney F - 49400 Saumur
Le Volney is a small but cosy hotel with 14 personalised rooms.The environment is warm and the atmosphere friendly. Every guest is received with all attention deserved. From a very quiet area in the center of the city, you can walk and discover th..
48 rue d'Orléans F - 49400 Saumur
Le Londres Hôtel et Appartements is located in the heart of the historic town of Saumur. This 19th-century building offers stylish individually decorated and furnished rooms with floor to ceiling windows. Each soundproofed room has facilities such a..
8 Rue Haute Saint-Pierre F - 49400 Saumur
Located in Saumur town centre, Hotel Saint-Pierre is next to the Loire River at the foot of Chateau de Saumur. It offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The Saint-Pierre‘s bar offers an extensive whisky selection and guests a..
42 rue du Maréchal-Leclerc F - 49400 Saumur
True to its name, this is a place where herbs and spices are given pride of place! This family-run affair, where the chef - now back in his native region - works with his son, the pastry chef. On the menu: good, seasonal bistronomie (bistro gastron..
12 rue Gambetta F - 49400 Saumur
A playful approach to textures, presentation and marriages of flavours; this young chef turns tradition on its head. A menu that changes with the seasons, small amounts of espumas (culinary foam), flowers and fruits, nods to Asian cuisine: an exper..
6 rue de Lorraine F - 49400 Saumur
Despite the name you won't find any molecular cuisine here. Instead, enjoy good, no-nonsense dishes such as courgette and goat's cheese flan, and poached pears. It is often full so it is best to book.
chemin de l'Alat F - 49400 Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent
11 rue Raspail F - 49400 Saumur
Troubadours, trouvères and travellers alike will enjoy the refinement of this old residence near the château. Fine wines from the Loire are served with à la carte dishes or the bistro-style set menu.
30 rue du Maréchal-Leclerc F - 49400 Saumur
Take your time in this attractive and aptly named restaurant! Find a subdued decor and tasty, traditional cuisine prepared using the finest ingredients. Pleasant terrace.