Where We Are

View over River Loire


Between Nantes and Angers, in the heart of the Pays de Loire

L’Ancienne Boulangerie is in the village of Montrelais. The nearest towns are Varades and Ingrandes-sur-Loire, both five minutes drive away.

Angers is 25 minutes to the east, Nantes is 45 minutes to the west. Both have good railway connections from Varades and Ingrandes with ample parking facilities.

  • Fresne-sur-Loire – 3.5 km (2 miles)
  • Ingrandes-sur-Loire – 4.5 km (3 miles)
  • Varades – 5 km (3 miles)
  • Ancenis – 18 km (11 miles)
  • Angers – 36 km (22 miles)
  • Nantes – 61 km (38 miles)
  • Saumur – 81 km (50 miles)
  • Rennes – 112 km (69 miles)
  • Le Mans – 131 km (81 miles)
  • Azay-le-Rideau – 146 km (91 miles)
  • Blois – 229 km (142 miles)
  • Chambord – 243 km (151 miles)
  • Paris – 332 km (201 miles)


Get Directions


By road

From Nantes, take either the D723 (or the A11 (E60) and the D923 from exit 20 to the D723) then follow the signs to Varades. After the second set of lights in Varades, bear right to Montrelais. On reaching Montrelais, turn right over the railway bridge to the old part of the village. Further instructions will be sent on confirmation of your booking.

From Angers, either use the D723 or the A11 (E60) to exit 19 and then the D723. After passing through La Riottière, take the second left (signposted to A.F.P. and B.S.A) and then go straight on under the railway bridge and bear right to the old part of the village. Further instructions will be sent on confirmation of your booking.

By train

There are eight trains per day each way between Nantes and Angers which stop at Varades – Saint Florent-Le-Vieil, where there is a ticket machine and timetable, or Ingrandes. There is plenty parking at both stations although we would recommend Varades station as the better equipped one. From either station it is 5 km to Montrelais.

By air

Cheap regular flights from national, UK and International airports are available through many of the well-known airlines, both to Nantes and Angers Loire Airports. Check on www.skyscanner.net for the latest offers, or try one of the low-cost companies such as easyjet or flybe etc.