Saumur is a very beautiful village on Loire river. It has a famous Castle that is said to be the pattern for the Disney Castle at Disney world. Saumur is the home of the famous military riding school of the Cadre Noir. General George S. Patton went to this school after WWI.  The castle was captured by the good King John of England in 1203. Here are some views of the town and castle.

The Loire Valley of France
Traveling with Emily and Jim
France home page
The Loire from the castle
Town Chruch
View of the town
View from castle of the Loire Valley
Views of the castle the inside is a great museum
Half timbered Buildings
Entrance to castle