Destinations

Travel diary: Pays de la Loire by motorhome

Climb aboard your motorhome rented from the Avis Car Away agency in Angers and set off on a road trip in the Pays de la Loire. In 3 days, travel the thousand-year-old roads of the region and discover its jewels, including the emblematic Loire valley castles in a motorhome. Open your Pays de la Loire tourist map and visit Angers, the secret banks of the Loire, and finish with the famous Puy du Fou park!

Day 1: Angers by motorhome

Start your road trip in the Pays de la Loire by visiting the city of Angers, located in the heart of Maine-et-Loire. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of its bustling streets where art and history intermingle. Pass by the Doutre district and discover its various remains. If you want to get out of the city, take advantage of the serenity of Terra Botanica Park, which presents plants from all continents.

Start your tour of the Loire Valley castles in a motorhome by visiting the Chateau d'Angers. Did you know that the splendid Apocalypse tapestry rests in this magnificent castle?

• To spend the night, head to the Huttopia d'Angers campsite, located near Lake Maine. You will enjoy a 120 hectare park and a heated swimming pool to relax.

Day 2: The banks of the Loire in a motorhome, between myths and secrets

On board your family Capucine motorhomeor your Combi-Van Aventure, continue your visit to the Pays de la Loire by crossing the pretty towns of Saumur and Le Mans.

  • Saumur is full of history and atypical visits. Discover the vineyards, the troglodytes and the castle of Saumur! Don't miss the Cadre Noir equestrian show, very famous for its performances.
  • In Le Mans, walk through the old town and discover the magnificent Saint-Julien cathedral.

Follow the Pays de la Loire tourist map and take the road towards Nantes. Discover Oudion and Ancenis, these two small medieval villages nestled on the banks of the Loire. Unknown and charming, they invite you to travel out of time. You even have the option of taking a hot air balloon flight!

• Our motorhome tip: find the ideal motorhome area on the banks of the Loire with the Park4Night application.

Day 3: The park of Puy du Fou, the wonder

The Puy du Fou park is a visit to Pays de Loire not to be missed! About sixty attractions, breathtaking shows including the magnificent Cinéscénie (in summer), will delight young and old. Discover the Vikings like you've never seen them before!

• Where to sleep ? Discover nearly 55 camper van parking spots and overnight stays with locals with HomeCamper. You will be very well received!

A road trip in the Pays de la Loire in a motorhome or van is ideal for discovering surprising places. Between visits to legendary cities and Loire châteaux, you will be amazed by this region. Book a motorhome quickly with Avis Car-Away!