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Gite La Samsonelle

House façade in the local tuffeau stone. When you drive into our property , the gite is on the left.
1 of 24House façade in the local tuffeau stone. When you drive into our property , the gite is on the left.
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Saumur, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire
Less than 2 hours from Paris, the Loire Valley is known as France's Valley of the Kings as it was the chosen home of French royalty for centuries. It has always been a place of residence, pleasure, refinement, art and spectacular gastronomy.

Whilst you are visiting the Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, why not take a pause and stop over at La Samsonelle gite in Fontevraud L'Abbaye, a stunning village ideally located for touring the Loire valley region, only 15 minutes from Saumur. You will discover a place where the words gentle life and charm are given their full meaning and where its inhabitants are happy to share with you the French country life with the gentle flow of the Loire river, beautiful landscapes and still active troglodytic villages.

La Samsonelle gîte is the perfect setting in which to relax and share in...
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About the Owner
Sylvie R
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We liked it here very much. Clean, well equipped, tastefully furnished house. Lovely garden and pool. Beautiful village a few good shops and restaurants, all within easy walking distance Friendly, helpful hosts.

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Samsonelle, VR Owner at Gite La Samsonelle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you so much ! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful week with us . You are welcome back any time ! Warmest regards Sylvie

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were a family of 5 adults so used the two bedrooms and the double put up bed in the lounge which worked well. House was up the pedestrianised street from Fontevraud abbey. It was a lovely small village - very peaceful with a number...More

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Samsonelle, VR Owner at Gite La Samsonelle, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hello Jane ! I am really pleased you quickly forgot your car problems and enjoyed your holiday to the full with your family .. you managed to pack interesting things in, great ! Thanks for having chosen us!!!

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Reviewed 13 August 2016
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Samsonelle, VR Owner at Gite La Samsonelle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Showers
    1 Bunk
    3 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 6,808 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short-breaks :

4 nights : 480 Euros
3 nights : 420 BR>Week-end : 2 nights 350 Euros
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About the neighbourhood
The art of living is exceptional in this Loire valley village in the heart of the largest Unesco World Heritage site.

The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud
Fontevraud is a stunning village. It boasts the largest abbey complex in Europe nestled at the heart of the Unesco World Heritage.
A pioneering monk, Robert d'Arbrissel was a hermit devoted to prayers and poverty. Around 1100 he founded what was to become one of the wealthiest and most impressive monastic settlements of the Christian West. With its 45 hectares and three priories, the community was run for 700 years by nuns under the protection of the king. Here is the chosen resting place of Henri II, King of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, his son Richard I and the wife of his other son King John, Isabella of Angoulême. Not death...
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How to get there
Airport: TOURS: 50.0 km
Railway: SAUMUR: 15.0 km
Ferry: Dieppe: 300.0 km
By plane
www.aeroport.fr : Information about French airports, maps, flight times, airline companies etc.
www.tours.aeroport.fr : Tours airport (50 km).
http://www.poitiers.aeroport.fr : Poitiers airport (70 km).
www.airlinair.com : Angers airport (50 km).
www.ryanair.com : Cheap flights to europe.

By train :
http://www.tgv-europe.com/en : Saumur train station 15 km.

By car :
http://en.mappy.com : Different itineraries depending on whether you want the quickest, the cheapest or a scenic route from all over Europe to Fontevraud. The A85 motorway passes verry close to Saumur 18km.

Hire-car :
www.hertz.com : Hertz Car Hire: Car rental in UK, Ireland, Europe, Worldwide.
www.europcar.com : Car rental in Europe and Worldwide.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 200.0 km.
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