Five guests from the ESU London Region will be staying in Saumur from 28th June to 1st July; we have put together a full programme for the weekend which we hope will provide experiences that reflect the region in which we live:-
Friday 28 June - A welcome dinner at the Moulin des Saveurs, Distré, Saumur.
Full details of each event together with maps and the menu choice for the dinner on Friday evening are attached - application and maps.
Saturday 29 June - Lunch at Les Caves de la Genevraie, Louresse-Rochemenier at 12.30pm followed by a guided visit of the Troglodyte Village at 3.00pm. Member Victor Leray has kindly agreed to provide the guided tour in English for us.
During the evening we plan to attend the JazzBulles event at Gratien Meyer, Saumur.
Sunday 30 June - During their free time, our visitors plan to visit the Abbey at Fontevraud followed by lunch at Le Plantagenêt restaurant, where you are most welcome to join them.
Later that afternoon, Chantal and Alain Bertrand have kindly offered the use of their garden for a bring and share picnic from 5.00pm. Accordionist Jean-Louis Pucel will entertain us during the evening with some traditional French music.
The subsequent events will be:
Saturday 13th July - Oana Bucescu, the student we sent to China, has agreed to talk to the members about representing France in Hangzhou. The event 1.45am at Restaurant Les Bateliers in the Hotel de Loire, Trélazé - application.
10th August - hog roast in Julie Dufour's garden.
Saturday 7th September - the treasure hunt.