The Domaine du Moulin Cavier conveniently located near Angers
gateway to the Loire valley
The Moulin Cavier offers the opportunity to discover the treasures of the Loire Valley.
And there are numerous treasures .... To begin, of course, Angers, midway between Tours and Nantes, the capital of Anjou is classified City of Art and History and unveils its preserved heritage in the middle of signs of modernity. Like many fortified towns in the Middle Ages, Angers has its "old city", ancient ramparts, its castle, and its mysterious streets which are lined with mansions and 12th 18th century mud houses or timber-framed buildings. Beautifully restored, the most magnificent monuments of the city are home mostly to museums and exhibitions to see and visit, starting with the imposing medieval fortress that exposes one of the rarest treasures in Europe, the tapestry of the Apocalypse or the Textile museum and the Jean Lurcat museum in the former Hotel-Dieu, or the museum of Fine Arts in the Logis Barrault (15th) which houses works from the 14th to 21st centuries. And among the major sites of tourist interest although recent, the Terra Botanica is a must, the leading European leisure park dedicated to the world of plants is a delight for botany lovers. Nearby, other treasures to discover ...
The lower anjou valleys of the Loire ; nature is always close and appears during pleasant walks on the hiking trails ... In the meanders of your walks discover, among others:
- The large Cointreau organ with its still room of the Cointreau distillery in St Barthélemy d'Anjou
- The charming Renaissance fortress of Château du Plessis Bouré in Ecuillé, still inhabited and whose owners have the richly furnished apartments with, among others things, the surprising coffered ceiling of the guardroom comical painted with allegories
- The highest castle in France, the Château de Brissac that the family of the same name has lived in since 1502 with its dazzling gold leaf decorations situated in the heart of a beautiful park and famous vineyard
or the Caves of Bouvet Ladubay in Saumur where sparkling dry Saumur is created which present their 8 km of cellars dug into the rock, and all the stages that will introduce you as to the traditional method of production, from the first fermentation to the labelling of the bottles.
And this is only a glimpse of the many discoveries that await you around the Moulin Cavier, all good reasons to visit us ...