Savennières

NEW IN 2019

ECOLE DES VIGNES: LEARN TO TASTE!

Become a wine tasting professional ! Before or after your ride, participate to a tasting course with a professional wine taster. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the Val de Loire wines won't have any secret for you.

The access is strictly reserved for the VVR hiking participants over 18 years old. Be careful, the workshop is in french.  Book in your tickets during your hiking registration (15 euros per adult ). 
Warning ! the time and duration of the hike must be taken into account when choosing the tasting course schedule.

 MEETING POINT
Meet at VVR's village
 
 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to availability)
Thank's for check-in 15 minutes before
14:00
17:00



 DateSaturday 31/08/2019
Departure pointPlace du Mail
49170 Savennières
49 - Maine et Loire
coordinates lat. 47.385156 - long. -0.658047
DistanceParcours classique : 6 km / Parcours famille : 4 km
DurationParcours classique : 3h / Parcours famille : 2h30

AVAILABLE
Hike(s) - Départures
(subject to availability)

CLASSICAL ITINERARY
Departures every 20 minutes.
entre 13h30 & 14h
entre 14h & 14h30
entre 14h30 & 15h
entre 15h & 15h30
entre 15h30 & 16h

FAMILY ROUTES
Register on the following time slots :
entre 15h & 15h30

NEW IN 2019

HOLI WALK
Register on the following time slots :
entre 16h & 16h30

Language(s) Spoken :

Located about fifteen kilometers from Angers, AOC Savennières sublimates the Chenin Blanc with a balance between sweetness and freshness, structure and delicacy.

Guided by the winemakers, discover a haven of biodiversity and splendid views of the Loire during a hilly and sporty hike on the village of Savennières. Crossing vineyards and groves, go to meet the elegant and refined wines that make the name of this appellation.

Itinerary : 

1.       To start this walk, you go up to the heart of the vineyards to the windmill of Gué and enjoy a panoramic view of the village. During the first break, a geo-sensory tasting awaits you. You enjoy two very different wines with homemade bites.

2.       The ride continues with a view of the typical coulées of the appellation. The landscape changes and you cross a grove before reaching the second stop. A second geo-sensory tasting is offered with the discovery of local wines, always accompanied by local dishes.

3.       After this break, you will find the path of vines to head towards the Loire and the famous Roche aux Moines. You complete your discovery of geo sensoriality with a modern and innovative tasting with a breathtaking view of the Loire and the vineyards of Savennières.

On your return, you head to the village VVR to prolong this moment of conviviality with the vine growers!
  • Food trucks: salted and sweet salted truck
  • Farmer's market: sale of wines and products tasted during the hike
  • Wooden games
  • Music
  • Lunch: possibility of booking a VVR menu at the Chenin restaurant.
Picnics are allowed.

Family walk: 4 km circuit including stops 1 and 3, suitable for children, the use of strollers is not recommended. Departure at 3:00 pm. Subscribe on 3:00 to 3:30 pm time slot.

Holi ride: for the last departure, get yourself a white t-shirt and go with bags of colored powder that you throw at your leisure during the course. Departure at 4:00 pm. Subscribe on 4:00-4:30 pm time slot.

Vineyard School: Before leaving or returning from your walk, participate in a tasting class with a professional sommelier. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the wines of the Loire Valley will have no secrets for you! Accessibility to the workshop is strictly reserved for participants of Vines Randos Wine. Book your seats when registering for your hike (15 € per adult).

For restauration, have a look at :
La guinguette - Les tourbillons : 02 41 72 66 66
Le Clézio : 02 41 28 35 64
Au Resto' : 02 41 57 48 92
Guinguette Port Gogane : 02 41 68 19 98
Le Chenin : 02 41 73 91 96 ​
Canon Canon : 02 41 79 86 59
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Camping Les Plages de Loire*** : 02 41 68 55 91
Chambres d'hôtes Moulin Géant : 02 41 78 84 93
Château de la Fresnaye : 02 41 78 61 78
Château Soucherie : 02 41 78 31 18
La Pépinière : 02 41 74 06 64
Château de la Guimonière : 02 41 91 28 37
Les Tonnelles : 02 41 19 14 48
Le Clos des 3 Rois : 02 41 66 34 04
Ker Dame Marie : 02 41 19 25 00
Logis Saint Aubin : 02 41 77 14 66
Chambres d'hôtes Les Treilles De Chaume : 02 41 78 68 83
Chambres d'hôtes Le Rateau : 02 41 68 07 96
L'Aubinoise : 02 53 57 83 68
Gîte du domaine aux Moines : 02 41 72 21 33
Le manoir des lauriers :
Le Moulin de Beaupréau : 02 41 72 24 47
Hôtel de France d'Angers : 02 41 88 49 42