La Croix Is A Spacious Renovated Self Contained Gite In The Heart Of The Loire Valley Peaceful Rural Location Perfectly Situated To Explore The Many Attractions The Loire Has To Offer Sleeps 6
La Croix is located between the villages of Courleon and Gizeux and is only a 25 minute drive to Saumur, with it's impressive chateau and many restaurants, shops and bars. A short drive or cycle south of La Croix through forest and you will reach 'La Loire' river and the Bougueil vineyards, here there are lots of opportunities to taste the local wines and visit the many picturesque villages along the river. It's a great place to relax and picnic whilst enjoying the views.
Our gite is perfect for those who enjoy active holidays, the area is perfect for cycling with empty roads and endless forest trails. You can hire out canoes on one of the many local lakes or rivers and with Saumur being famous for its 'Ecole Nationale d'Equitation - Cadre Noir' there are lots of local places to go horse riding as well as visiting the Cadre Noir itself in Saumur. Although not close to the coast there are plenty of choices for swimming too - the many natural lakes in the area have beaches and safe swimming areas which have lifeguards in peak summer months. It is also suited to those who prefer the slower pace of life with many Chateaux, gardens and historic towns within an easy drive. The layout of the accommodation makes it accessible for all ages and the less mobile.