Getting There

Location: Le Puy Notre Dame, 49260 France

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:

Hertz

Avis

Europecar

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)2.42.38.74.93, Mobile 33 (0)6.80.85.96.97  You must speak a little French.  Call with questions.

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