Located between Angers and Saumur, only a 10 minute stroll from the river Loire and the beautiful riverside village of Le Thoureil. Take the D132 from Gennes (alongside the river) and just before you enter the village of Le Thoureil, turn left towards Cumeray. Continue until you reach a T-junction, turn right on to Chemin du Lavoir and we are at the top of the hill on the left hand side. Call us if you need further directions.

By Car (from Paris)

Take the A11 south towards Angers/Nantes and then the A85 north of Angers towards Saumur. Take the Beaufort en Valleé exit (junction 1) and follow the signs for Les Rosiers sur Loire. On reaching Les Rosiers, cross the double bridge over the Loire and turn immediately right on to the D132 towards Le Thoureil. Once on the D132, follow the directions above.

Our GPS Co-ordinates are N 47 21 40.4 W 0 16 26.6

By Train from Paris

There is a fast, efficient and direct service from Paris Montparnasse to Angers St Laud. Tickets must be booked in advance and are released 3 months before journey date. For the best prices book as early as possible and print an e-ticket that does not need composting at the station which saves time and stress. www.sncf.com

By Plane

We are 1½ hours from Nantes and Tours airports with flights arriving from London Stansted, Liverpool, Dublin, Shannon and East Midlands airports. Nantes links in with many other international destinations. www.ryanair.com www.nantes.aeroport.fr

Angers (25 minutes from us) offers a summer service from London City Airport with British Airways www.britishairways.com

By Ferry

Brittany Ferries operates a service from Portsmouth to Caen, St Malo and Cherbourg and Cork to Roscoff. www.britannyferries.com

P&O operates daily between Dover and Calais www.poferries.com

By Train

The TGV train links in with the Eurostar service at Lille where you can take a direct train to Angers. www.sncf.com