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Le Manoir de la Baldette

the manor of the baldette

A little history of our house ...

Built a few kilometers from Saumur, this timeless mansion is the former residence of the prior of Saint-Eusebe. Heritage lovers and history buffs, we have restored it with craftsmen with traditional know-how.
Built from the 14th century, this harmonious ensemble is made of typical tufa stone from the Loire Valley. Five comfortable rooms await you with each its identity and its special atmosphere.

... and his name

Descendant of the Plantagenets and Aliénor d'Aquitaine who rests at the nearby Abbey of Fontevraud, passionate about this Loire Valley shaped by her ancestors Counts of Anjou and Kings of France, Marie-Noëlle Grippari also wanted to pay homage to his paternal grandfather, Ubaldo, who arrived very young from his native Istria (today croatian).

This prior house, which had never received a name, thus became the Manoir de la Baldette, that of Baldo's granddaughter, una baldetta.

Sweetness and relaxation in the garden

garden manor of the baldette

After a day exploring the Loire and the riches of Anjou, rest in the calm of our garden and its small waterfall, watch fly dragonflies above the basins, stroll through the park to see the whole village of Gennes at your feet, and enjoy at breakfast the fruits of our orchard.
Our guest rooms are part of the Guest and Garden network,, a network of guesthouses with quality gardens in the Loire Valley. Lovers of nature can discover the many varieties of roses that scent the air, listen to the song of birds or be surprised by a curious squirrel!

Instant well-being

Instant well-being at the manor house of Baldette

Surrender to the infinite sweetness of a Californian massage under the expert hands of a professional masseuse who will unlock your deepest tensions in a calm and serene atmosphere. Let yourself be transported by essential oils and some musical notes for thirty minutes or an hour, solo or duet in our massage room in the heart of the Manor. Reservation according to availability.


Each year, Manoir de la Baldette receives the Excellence Award from the Charme et Caractère private hotel network.