Vintage vélo experience lets you discover Saumur’s historic wine region

Bouvet Ladubay’s launches new cycling wine cellar visit –

Travel by vintage bicycle and enjoy a taste of history in Saumur and explore one of the area’s oldest sparkling wineries, Bouvet Ladubay. The winery is situated in the midst of the Saumur wine region in the scenic Loire Valley.  Visitors on this tour to the garden of France, as Saumur is known, can enjoy sparkling wines as they examine fine art works and learn the history of the Bouvet Ladubay.

France’s Loire valley is the perfect place to escape to for the weekend and almost 40% of its tourists come from the UK.  Visting Bouvet Ladubay is not just about the fine wine collection because there is an equal emphasis on contemporary art.  The hosts have become pioneers in attracting wine tourists, with more than 40,000 every year, as they strive to illustrate their oenological culture and rich history.

With an underground “cathedral”, contemporary art centre, theatre and in-depth wine tasting classes, a visit to Bouvet Ladubay offers endless opportunities to marvel in the wonders of this grand wine estate. Their latest adventure offers visitors a unique opportunity to visit their hand carved wine cellars on a vintage bicycle.  Within the ‘La Loire à Vélo’ course, which covers an 800 kilometre cycling route, Bouvet Ladubay are able to further extend their offering and tailor make a bespoke cycling tour to fit the needs of their guests.

Cycling through spectacular historic landscapes, marvelling at fine arts, all finished off with extraordinary sparkling wines; Bouvet Ladubay is a unique destination full of completely different experiences and sensations to fulfil any holiday.