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Sporting events 2016 at the Loire Valley

The Loire valley region is full of sporting events during the high season. If you are a lover of bicycle riding or running, we advise you choose this destination for your holidays.

Do you have the pleasure of staying at our campsite Les Castels Le Château de Chanteloup ?

From 18th to 19th June experience the sixth edition of the « Anjou Vélo Vintage » a retro bike rally. This is a unique event as it presents bikes from the 50’s and 70’s era, enjoying the landscapes of the Loire and its culture through its castles and vineyards.

The event promises two wonderful days of animations in  Saumur with  its tastings of local delicacies … A good way of combing physical activity and gastronomy 🙂

The « 24 hour du Mans » takes place at the same  time as the vintage race. This year, it happens to be the 84th year of this famous motor race.

With more than 230 000 expected spectators, the fanatics of speed and mechanics will indulge watching racing cars reaching speeds of up to 300km/ hour.

From  2nd to 3rd July participate in the « 24 hour Rollers », a roller-skate event with more than 15 000 roller-skateurs.

The team event will take place on the Bugatti circuit of the « 24h du Mans » and is open to all. You can participate in this leisure activity as you wish : either as a competition or just to be part of the fun.

A great festival idea which could make you enjoy life on wheels 🙂

From 4th to 5th July, the Tour de France with pass through Anjou during the 3rd and 4th stages. If you are a fan of bicycle riding you can’t miss this opportunity to encourage our bike riders.

A Summer full of sporting activities is bound to be a superb Summer ! 🙂


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