Waterway cruise from Chenillé-Changé
Chenillé-Changé is a village in the Haut Anjou Segréen, bordering the river Mayenne. This little jewel is situated in an environment where quie, greenery and joy of life are omnipresent. You will find a working water mill included in the inventory of historical monuments, its twelfth century church. The village was awarded the national 1st prize for flowered towns and villages "4 fleurs" and "Village de Charme".
To See :
The water mill still operating
The twelfth century Church,
The medicinal garden,
The slopes of the Virgin (panoramic view of the Mayenne, the village of Chenillé Changé and its lock)
Unusual Caravans and pool at le Moulin,
The Domain des Rues is a key player in the conservation of animal breeds such as Maine Anjou Cattle. You can discover the history of a nineteenth century Haut Anjou farm.
To Taste :
White buttered zandar (fish), the Pommeau (local aperitif), cider, crepes, rillettes du Mans.
To Know :
There is 85km of restored towpaths to the town of Mayenne which provide you with many appealing walks and bike rides.
The locks: these are one of the main attraction of the river Mayenne. They all have a unique charm and characteristic: the grocery lock, the restaurant lock, the photo exposition lock and even… the bakery lock with has an explaination on how bread was produced in the old days. And of course the local taverns which serve scrumptious, well-priced meals produced from the local produce!
From Chenillé-Changé :
Chenillé - Le Lion d’Angers - Segré - Chenillé : 70 km - 14 locks - 12 hours
Chenillé - Entrammes - Chenillé : 80 km - 24 locks - 13 hours
Chenillé - Entrammes - Le Lion d’Angers - Segré - Chenillé : 150 km - 38 locks - 22 hours
Chenillé - Le Lion d’Angers - Segré - Chenillé - Chateau Gontier - Chenillé : 150 km - 22 locks - 17 hours
Chenillé - Le Lion d’Angers - Montreuil Juigné - Angers - Cantenay Epinard (by Ecouflant, so round the island St Aubin by the old Maine) - Lion D'Angers - Chenillé : 91 km - 16 locks - 16 hours
Chenillé - Angers - Solesmes - Chenillé : 198 km - 30 locks - 34 hours
Chenillé - Laval - Angers - Le Lion d’Angers - Segré - Chenillé : 170 km - 48 locks - 31 hours
One - way
Chenillé - Le Mans : 168 km - 28 locks - 28 hours
Chenillé - Mayenne - Écouflant - Malicorne - Chenillé : 402 km - 112 locks - 68 hours
Two weeks one way
Chenillé - Laval - Angers - Le Mans : 274 km - 62 locks - 49 hours
Three weeks and more
Chenillé - Mayenne - Angers - Le Mans - Chenillé : 504 km - 130 locks - 97 hours