History and visit the Château de Saumur in the Loire Valley
The Château de Saumur is a fortress dating back to the thirteenth century. At that time, the building was in the minority of St. Louis. This castle was successively medieval residence of the governors of the city. He has also been a prison and an armory and ammunition. From the year 1912, the Château de Saumur municipal museum. Throughout the centuries, the castle has undergone several restorations. Currently, it has two rooms there that deserve to be visited. A multitude of equestrian collections are also stored in the temporary exhibition rooms of the castle.
The Château de Saumur is characterized by octagonal towers, mullioned windows, gables and battlements of decorated with lilies. In the first floor there are large rooms on the second floor and the four wings are located. These are lit and covered with large windows.
The two important collections do not miss the museum relate to municipal collection of decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century including statuary, Limousin enamels, furniture, paintings and tapestries without forgetting the exceptional collection of ceramics constitute collection is another tack. This collection reflects the history of tack and riding across five continents. It should be noted that the municipal museum has the label Musée de France. Visitors have thus the opportunity to visit and admire its various collections.
To come to the Château de Saumur, it is essential to use a shuttle service to take you from your address or from the Paris airports to the castle. For your convenience, we offer our service with good value for money. A reservation is essential to select the car that suits you between the shuttle collective luxury car VIP and private car.
Transfer from Paris airports to the Château de Saumur in the Loire Valley
The Château de Saumur is located 310 km from Orly airport, 343 km from the airport Charles de Gaulle Airport and 413 km from Paris Beauvais airport.