By Car: 20 minutes south of Saumur, and 25 minutes from the péage, on D87 south of Doué la Fontaine
By Train: TGV to Saumur, from Tours, Nantes, Paris, or direct from Charles DeGaulle airport. www.tgv.fr
By Air: Aiports include Tours (1 hour 30 minutes), Angers (1 hour), Nantes (2 hours), Poitiers (1 hour 45 minutes), Paris (3 hours)
Car Rental: In Saumur, Tours, Angers. The following rental locations are in Saumur near the train station:
Be sure to confirm hours of operation, especially on the weekend. In a most recent check, Hertz was open on Saturdays.
Biking: The Loire is a beautiful biking area. Back country roads can be taken from the Saumur train station to Le Puy Notre Dame. See any detailed map of France including Google.
Hiking: There is a hiking trail from Saumur through Montrueil Bellay, a village 5 kilometers from Le Puy Notre Dame. (There are many hiking trails throughout the area, including several trails through the vineyards around the village.)
Bus: A Bus serves Le Puy Notre Dame from the Saumur train station (SNCF Gare). See the route and schedule for Line 4 (Ligne 4), which changes between the summer and school year.
Taxi from Saumur Train Station: Sud Loire Taxi (Le Puy Notre Dame), Telephone: 33 (0)220.127.116.11.93, Mobile 33 (0)18.104.22.168.97 You must speak a little French. Call with questions.