The Layon/Aubance vineyards

In the vineyards, Nature & small heritage
Short trip
82 Km
I begin / Family
Les Ponts-de-Cé
The Layon and Aubance, tributaries of the Loire, serve as the main thread of this cycle route among the prestigious vineyards of the eponymous Anjou. From Saint-Rémy la Varenne, or Les Ponts-de-Cé to Chalonnes, passing by Brissac and its prestigious castle then Thouarcé the amateurs of good wine and heritage will be enchanted by this cycling tour in the wine hillsides. A route marked out on small roads and quiet paths.

Signposting and state of the itinerary

It uses a significant portion of shared lanes as well as facilities dedicated to non-motorized vehicles.

Services and accomodations "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") on the itinerary Layon - Aubance

Nearly 30 accomodations (campings, hotels, lodges, guest houses) "Accueil Vélo" ("Cyclists Welcome") are located at less than 5km away from the itinerary and they guarantee quality services for cyclists such as a closed garage for example. We strongly advise to book your accomodations in advance (including campings), especially in touristic areas.

Trains and public transports alongside the itinerary Layon - Aubance

  • Angers Train station
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire Train station
  • Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire Train station

Long time parkings on the itinerary

22,86 Km
In the vineyards, Nature & small heritage

Loire-Aubance link by bicycle

From La Loire à vélo, the Loire-Aubance link from Saint-Rémy la Varenne winds its way through the Aubance vineyard, [...]

31,89 Km
In the vineyards, Nature & small heritage
I cycle often

Ponts-de-Cé / Thouarcé

Leaving from Les Ponts-de-Cé, beside the Loire just south of Angers, this stage takes you meandering through the [...]

27,54 Km
In the vineyards, Nature & small heritage
I begin / Family

Thouarcé / Chalonnes-sur-Loire

In the heart of the lovely Coteaux du Layon et de l’Aubance vineyards, the route follows the meanders of the Layon [...]

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