A beautiful village to discover between Saumur in Anjou and Tours, the capital of Touraine.



Candes-Saint-Martin: its village, its church, its panorama and its three vineyards!

This travel guide will help you plan your stay and organize a wine tasting in some of the best wineries nearby.

The village of Candes-Saint-Martin is located on the banks of the Loire, near the city of Saumur. It is a small, character-rich village known for its architectural and historical heritage. Visitors are immediately charmed by this village out of time. Slightly elevated on the Loire hillside, it offers a beautiful panorama of the river. Candes is also surrounded by three renowned vineyards: Bourgueil, Saumur Champigny, and Chinon.

Candes-Saint-Martin also offers many other attractions for visitors, such as the village of Montsoreau (and its castle) or the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, one of the most important monastic complexes in France. Founded in the 12th century, it is famous for its architecture, gardens, and rich history. It is also the burial place of many French kings and queens, including Richard the Lionheart and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

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Candes-Saint-Martin : where to taste wine?

A selection of great wineries in the area. Pick a winery to book the perfect wine tasting experience.

A wine tasting tour near Candes-Saint-Martin? Dozens of producers are waiting for you, and some are just a few kilometers away, such as the Domaine Filliatreau or the Domaine des Frémonclairs.

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Candes-Saint-Martin : Things to do and to see in the area

Recommended attractions and must-see places nearby.