Saumur is the white town par excellence, with its many buildings made of tufa stone, and is characteristic of locales on the banks of the Loire.

With its hilltop château surmounting this Loire Valley town of art and history, Saumur is simply unforgettable by any newcomer. Wonderful surprises await you in this town which also overlooks the Saumur wine region and contains fabulous bubbles by some of the greatest sparkling wineries.