Things to do in the area...


Gizeux is situated:  
                                   - 32km north of Saumur
                                   - 1 hour south of Le Mans
                                   - less than an hour west of the University Town of Tours
                                   - less than an hour east of Angers

Ideally located in the heart of the Loire Valley, Gizeux is a small quiet village with adequate amenities; Boulangerie for fresh French bread, Boucherie, Bar and Pharmacie. 

Just a short drive away - for the larger towns of Bourgueil, Saumur, Chinon, Langeais, all famous for their Châteaux and Wines; including Sleeping Beauty's Château at Ussé, Richard the Lionheart's burial place at Fontevraud Abbey and the breath-taking château at Chenonceau.

For more information about this lovely region and the Châteaux of Loire, visit www.loirevalleytourism.com and www.chateaux-de-la-loire.fr

Wine Tasting: 

  - Sparkling Wines in Saumur; Ackerman, Gratien & Meyer, Bouvet Ladubay
  - Excellent Wines of Bourgueil, Chinon, Saumur, Vouvray and Montlouis 

Golf: 

  - A picturesque setting for an excellent golf course only 25 minutes drive away at Courcelles de Touraine, the Château des Sept Tours. 
www.7tours.com

  - Other golf courses in the area are Baugé and Saumur. 

Other Attractions: 

  - Fishing at nearby lakes of Rillé and Hommes. 
  - Cycling is a must with forests tracks to escape and explore the wildlife. 
  - Troglodyte Caves 
  - Leonardo Da Vinci Museum at Amboise
 
The list is endless, the Loire Valley Tourism website will help you plan your holiday.