A luxurious campsite situated between Saumur and Tours
Welcome to Domaine de la Brèche, a 5 star holiday resort in Varennes-sur-Loire. Situated upstream from Saumur between Angers and Tours in the district of Maine et Loire. One of the many hidden gems in the Pays de la Loire area. Whether you are a couple, a family or a group of friends, you will be welcomed with open arms at our 5 star campsite and will have the opportunity to create your very own little French adventure. Enjoy all of the comforts and luxuries that our region has to offer !
We can be found in the heart of the Loire Valley and are a member of the Sunélia chain who specialise with prestigious campsites across France.
We welcome you from 10th May until 12th September 2021.
We have various different types from traditional camping pitches embracing the nature around with your tent or motorhomes to our Premium/Luxury VIP mobile-homes which can sleep from 2 to 6 people, offering the finest quality and comfort for your incredible holiday in the Loire Valley.
Plan your unforgettable days out in style and luxury and explore Anjou like never before. Do not miss any of the glorious castles of the region.
Our incredible aquatic area of 500m2 will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. Glide down one of 4 magnificent water slides or if the adenaline is a little too much, relax in one of three outdoor swimming pools. We even have an indoor heated swimming pool for a gentle swim. And let’s not forget a paddling pool equipped with mini slides for the little ones !
Once you are done with the swimming workout, it is time to treat yourself even more to a nice tanning session on one of the sun loungers provided around the pool area.
Located in the heart of the Loire Valley, 10 km from Saumur, the 5-star campsite Domaine de la Breche offers an ideal location for visiting the Loire Valley castles. Most of these world-famous castles built during the French Renaissance are located in the Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage natural region, where our outdoor hotel welcomes you. The Val de Loire region is also known for its bike rides along the Loire and its many museums to visit.
By staying at the Domaine de la Breche in Varennes-sur-Loire, you will make a backward leap more than 500 years into the past. You will enter ancient fortresses converted into pleasure castles which were the places of residence of Philip Augustus, Francis I, Catherine de Medici, Diane of Poitiers and other great historical figures like the dukes of Anjou, the Kings of France and the House of Plantagenets.
Less than an hour away from the campsite, several castles of the Loire, some of which have been raised to the rank of “royal castles”, arrange you a date with the history of France. From the Château de Saumur to those of Montreuil-Bellay and Montsoreau in the Maine-et-Loire, including the magnificent Fontevraud abbey, Chinon Castle and also those of Ussé, Villandry and Amboise in the Indre- and Loire, all of them form part of the most prestigious and famous castles in France. Their own history and architectural qualities make them unique and extraordinary.
Here are some castles not to be missed:
Angers : This castle dominate the city on its rocky promontory. Montsoreau : The only castle in the region built on the banks of the Loire. Montreuil-Bellay : A mixture of feisty feudalism and Renaissance elegance… Brézé : A castle with the biggest underground in Europe. Ussé : The fairy tale castle in the Loire Valley. Gizeux : Dress-up guided tour for children every day. Langeais : Provides a perfect example of a late medieval castle. Villandry : Renowned for the harmony of its architecture and its gardens. Azay-le-Rideau : Honoré de Balzac said it was like “a faceted diamond set in the Indre”. Ambroise : Architectural jewel of the Renaissance, dips its majestic silhouette into the Loire.