29,13 km cycling route from Le Lion-d'Angers to Angers
Elevation of the stage
Waytypes of the stage
Surface of the stage
You follow the towpath beside the Oudon, then the Mayenne, up to the bridge at Grez-Neuville. A dedicated section from Le Lion d'Angers to the entrance to Angers along the river, with a narrower section at the foot of the Montreuil-Juigné hillside.
At the Montreuil-Juigné campsite, a variant allows access to the Terra Botanica plant park and leads to Angers by taking an old railway track.
Caution is recommended at the junction of RD 107, at Cantenay-Epinard.
Link to Cantenay-Epinard bike's area.
Just before reaching the ferry crossing at L’île St-Aubin, a bit north of Angers, a small road enables you to head directly from the towpath to the major family-oriented plant-life theme and adventure park, Terra Botanica.
SNCF train services
Angers train station: TGV high-speed services and TER regional services, line 5 Nantes > Angers > Tours > Orléans
Line 19 Angers > Saumur > Tours
Line 29 Laval > Angers
Le Lion-d’Angers: home to the reputed national stud farm and hippodrome of L’Isle-Briand
Grez-Neuville: river port; large mill and lake; St-Martin de Vertou Church
Port-Albert: traditional riverside summer restaurant, or guinguette
Île St-Aubin: small ferry and exhibition on the local wetlands at the traditional, restored Maison de l’île
Angers: château and medieval Apocalypse Tapestries; Musée de la Tapisserie Contemporaine Jean-Lurçat; Musée des Beaux-Arts; Collégiale Saint-Martin, turned into a museum of religious artefacts; Terra Botanica(park on the theme of plants); river port