Play tennis during your holiday

Two quick tennis courts and a training wall await you at the exit of Vernoil, in front of the old campground.
 Tennis cour in March The net is present from Easter to All Saints, it is removed in winter.
To obtain the access key, you must ask the Riton bar in Vernantes or the town hall of Vernoil (to be confirmed).

Stroll in the antiques

If you like antiques, adore flea markets or junk shops, know that are organized every

  • Second Sundays of the month in Montsoreau along the banks of the Loire River
  • Fourth Sundays of the month in Saumur at La Brocante du Théatre (between Bilange Square / Franklin Roosevelt Street)

An antique shop L’Ile au temps is settled in Vernantes (40 Saumur road), closed on week-end, must be called before visit 02 41 67 22 83
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The Brocante Le chineur opened in Vernantes on the road to Vernoil, the store is open in the afternoons from Thursday to Sunday, and public holidays. Closed on the 4th Sunday of the month.

The Brocante de la Vallée at Beaufort en Vallée in the afternoons from Wednesday to Sunday.

Horse and pony riding

Fans of horse riding competitions are well acquainted with the stud farm of La Mouline in Vernoil-le-fourrier, famous for its horse racing competitions and for other complete competitions, monthly rendezvous for the future champions.
manege du haras de la mouline But our guests can also discover or discover the pleasure of riding a few minutes from the old school.

doubles poneys au box The equestrian center has Shetland pony, double ponies or horses to learn how to ride a horse from 3-4 years old, current in the quarry or ride, with parents for toddlers.

2018 rates (to be confirmed), 12 euros half an hour for shetland ponies, between 17 and 20 euros per hour for the biggest, 50 euros half-day hikes for experienced riders

More info in french on the website


Pottery artcraft

My passion for pottery started around a decade ago during a pottery class. I was fascinated by the process of transforming a lump of clay into something functional or aesthetically pleasing. If you’ve ever been the slightest bit intrigued about how bowls, vases, and planters are made, take a break from the daily grind and experience an interesting activity.

Discover with your family a manual activity during your stay in the Old School, it is possible, at the Atelier du chat potier (Potter Cat Workshop) which offers pottery workshops, for children or adults, during the school holidays or to organize on request some lessons for 3 people:

If you want more information or want to register, contact Viviane Lechat on 33 2 41 53 25 57

or on her website