the Retro rides 2017

Since its creation, Anjou Vélo Vintage has enjoyed a considerable success and a steadily growing reputation. It is now a major event for cycling and vintage lovers and also for those who are interested in an original discovery of the Loire Valley.

5 routes, 5 distances and so many ways to enjoy your Anjou Vélo Vintage ride! Step back in time and cultivate the French art of living. Amongst the Loire, castles, freestone and vineyards: these 5 routes will allow you to discover the most beautiful spots of the Saumur area. With great momentum or in freewheels, cross and discover the treasures of this unique area. And what about yourself? What’s your style?

So many ways to enjoy your ride

Jean-Guy Dondroit 30 KM

Sunday 25 June
Departure 11 am

Towns and villages traversed: Saumur, Saint-Martin-de-la-Place, Saint-Clément-des-Levées, Les-Rosiers-sur-Loire, Gennes, Chênehutte-Trèves-Cunault, Rue des caves / Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent, Saumur.

Straps adjusted and moustache honed, our friend Jean-Guy Dondroit offers you to come along for a pleasant trip by the River Loire, villages of...
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Anatole Laguibole 40 KM

Sunday 25 June
Departure 9:45 am

Towns and villages traversed: SaumurTurquant, Fontevraud, Montsoreau, Parnay, Souzay-Champigny, Dampierre sur Loire, Saumur.

This year again, Anatole Laguibole will drive you in the direction of celebrated wines of the Loire Valley. Anchored on his ancestral lands, your...
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Authentic 1868 120 KM New

Saturday 24 June
Departure 8 am

 Go forth on the gravel roads and fulfil your adventure “Authentic 1868”. When the asphalt disappear to give way to gravel roads:...
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Abby Cyclette 35 KM New

Saturday 24 June - Sunday 25 June
Departure 10:30 am

Towns and villages traversed: Saumur, Artannes-sur-Thouet, St-Just-sur-Dives, St-Cyr-en-Bourg, Brezé, Souzay-Champigny, Saumur.

The elegant Abby Cyclette reserves you a unique ride in the heart of the vineyard paths of the Saumur locality. In the middle of vastness where...
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Paul Auton 60 KM New

Saturday 24 June
Departure 10 am

Towns and villages traversed: SaumurRou-Marson, Les Ulmes, Meigné, Doué-la-Fontaine, Forges, Montfort, Cizay-la-Madeleine, Courchamps, Distré.

For this new edition, we introduce you Paul Auton, your best partner for attaching the pack of cyclists. In a pastoral surrounding and country...
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