25,65 km cycling route from St-Florent-le-Vieil to Champtoceaux
Elevation of the stage
Waytypes of the stage
Surface of the stage
On quiet roads, plus with some lovely stretches on tracks or on new greenways.
At Notre-Dame-du-Marillais (with a lovely view of the church), turn right just after the bridge over the Èvre River to then get on the greenway there.
Link to the Musée Joachim-du-Bellay (literary museum) at Liré
At Ancenis, a link is signposted to the SNCF train station there
At Oudon’s bridge: be aware of the steep 1km-long slope up to the village of Champtoceaux.
Railway station - SNCF
Ancenis train station: TER regional trains serving Nantes, Angers, Tours and Orléans.
Le Marillais: the historic village; Notre-Dame Church.
Ancenis: the château; the Ursuline Convent; St Pierre Church; the old port and covered market; the Maison des Vins showcasing Loire wines.
- St-Florent-le-Vieil: Friday afternoon
- Ancenis: Thursday morning
Tourist Information centres
- St-Florent-le-Vieil: +33(0)2 41 72 62 32
- Ancenis: +33(0)2 40 83 07 44
- Oudon: +33(0)2 40 83 80 04
- Champtoceaux: +33(0)2 40 83 57 49