Domaine de la Breche
The wonderfully green and open grounds make this is a wonderful place in which to enjoy the great outdoors. The first thing that will strike you about this superb park is the wonderful space and openness of the grounds. There are simply acres and acres for you to relax in and for the children to explore. The facilities are excellent too, including an impressive pool complex with waterslides and a separate pool for youngsters, not to mention the superb play area.
The family proprietors are your hosts in the attractive bar and restaurant, and their personal approach is much in evidence throughout. The location is ideal for exploring, with l'Etang de la Brèche nearby as well as many outstanding châteaux also within easy reach. While you're here we would particularly recommend visits to mighty Chinon and the very beautiful Azay-le-Rideau.
With just 201 pitches on this park there is a real friendly and intimate atmosphere. The accommodation is varied with a good selection of mobile homes or if you prefer, tent accommodation. The holiday homes offer high levels of comfort and we like the 2 and 3 bedroom Superior homes with outdoor decking, where you can sit out and enjoy the French sun.
Opening Dates: 01/05/2017 - 09/09/2017
Nearest Airport: Angers (ANE) - 55km
Recommended Port: Caen - 288km
Nearest Town: Saumur - 6km
Practice your swing at the 9-hole mini golf course on parc
Visit nearby Saumur and Chβteau
Attractions close to Domaine de la Breche
Futuroscope is the European theme park of the moving image. It is both fun and educational and the futuristic buildings house many attractions. Almost 25 million visitors since 1987. 140,000 miles of film are projected each year. An excellent selection of services including many restaurants, baby changing, cash machines, parking, shops etc.
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo set in 10 hectares of land, with approximately 500 animals.
Le Puy du Fou
A reconstruction of an 18th century village with villagers in costume. The ruins of a 13th century chateau where you can watch a fabulous falconry display or see the Vikings at war. You can spend hours wandering the grounds and gardens. The evening show is an incredible open-air night show with 850 people and 50 horsemen.
Musee des Blindes
This museum celebrates the history of the tank from 1917 to today. There are over 800 tanks and military vehicles from all over the world of which 200 are in working condition.
Chateau d'Usse (Sleeping Beauty)
Chateau d' Usse was the inspiration for the tale of Sleeping Beauty. Situated on the edge of the forest of Chinon, the present chateau was built in the 15th century. Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The old chapel and large gallery house many 11th century tapestries.
Abbaye de Fontevraud
Built at the end of the 11th Century. Before the French Revolution it was the most important and richest Abbey in France. Served as a prison between 1804-1965. Now home to the cultural centre for the west of France. Surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Built on an island by the Indre River in the early 16th Century. The castle is a mixture of two great styles - French and Italian Renaissance. The interior is preserved as a renaissance museum. It houses a collection of 16th and 17th Century Flemish tapestries.
Chateau de Chinon
Chateau de Chinon is mostly in ruins but is impressive for the views it offers over the Vienne valley. Visited by Joan of Arc to persuade Charles VII to regain his kingdom. Richard the lionheart died here in 1199.
Rochemenier is a troglodyte (cave dwelling) village. Two ancient farms containing several hundred agricultural implements and pieces of furniture. An underground chapel and troglodyte house which demonstrates how it is still possible to live in this kind of dwelling. Guided tours available.
Wine Museum Chinon
Situated in a wine cellar, this museum explains the process of wine-making through miniature models. Wine tasting included in the entrance fee.