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.
espl. du Château F - 49400 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 rte de Fontevraud F - 49400 Saumur
This museum is home to 800 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..
Chemin de l'Alat. F - 49400 SAUMUR
Set in vast grounds overlooking the Loire and with an exceptional view of the town of Saumur, its chateau and surrounding area. The hotel welcomes guests to its rooms and suites, some of which open onto private terraces with direct access to the gard..
53 Rue D’Alsace F - 49400 Saumur
Chateau De Verrières is peacefully located in a four acre park, in the heart of Saumur. It offers elegant surroundings, personalised service and free Wi-Fi. Rooms are authentically decorated and retain the private mansion atmosphere. They have perio..
8 Rue Haute Saint-Pierre F - 49400 Saumur
Prix Prices from : 155 €
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..
11 r. 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.
chemin de l'Alat F - 49400 Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent
42 r. du Mar. -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 gastronom..
6 r. 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.
12 r. 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 experie..
30 r. du Mar. -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.