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  • 1 Museum of Decorative Arts Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    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.

  • 2 Musée des Blindés Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    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..

  • 3 Château de Saumur Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    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..

  • 4 Town Hall Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. de la République F - 49400 Saumur

    This building constructed in the 16C has a fortified appearance on the side facing the River Loire. There is a change in the style of decoration on the courtyard side with the façade finely sculptured in the Gothic-Renaissance transitional style.

  • 5 Horse Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Château de Saumur F - 49400 Saumur

    Within the walls of Château de Saumur, the abbey houses the collections of the Musée du Cheval: this is dedicated to the history of the saddle horse and horseriding in different countries through the ages.

  • 6 Church of N.-D.-des-Ardilliers Interesting

    Religious buildings

    quai Mayaud F - 49400 Saumur

    By the side of the river, this Church built in the 17C is highly visible as a result of its impressive dome. It was one of the busiest pilgrim sanctuaries in France

  • 7 Notre Dame de Nantilly Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    r. du Pressoir F - 49400 Saumur

    Inside this beautiful Romanesque building are some very beautiful tapestries (15C-17C). The organ case supported by atlas figures dates from 1690.

  • 8 Place St-Pierre

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. St-Pierre F - 49400 Saumur

    Flanked by half-timbered 18C houses, this is the centre of old Saumur, where the shopping streets, such as the rue Saint-Jean, meet those imbued with medieval charm such as the Grande Rue.

  • 9 St Peter's Church

    Religious buildings

    pl. St-Pierre F - 49400 Saumur

    A façade rebuilt in the 17C hides a Plantagenet Gothic building where occasional organ recitals are given. Two rooms of 16C tapestries are on view here from Easter to All Saints' Day.

  • 10 Musée de l'École de cavalerie

    Museums and art

    pl. Charles-de-Foucauld F - 49400 Saumur

    This very lavish presentation of cavalry items (arms, uniforms, breast plating) tells the story of the School and the armoury of the French cavalry and the French armoured division.

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