Sternes pierregarin©Olivier Simon

Nature

Nature is everywhere in Loire-Anjou-Touraine, even in unexpected places. Bats, raptors or even orchids. The Park invites you to discover its common and exceptional biodiversity - a treasure the park cherishes and fights to protect.

bois©Nicolas Van Ingen
Nature Forest
Moors develop on poor and most commonly acid soils where forests can’t develop fast. Butterflies and birds evolve in its gorses and brooms. In the...
Alose©Yannick Gouguenheim - Images et rivière
Nature Loire

A dive in the Loire river or one of its affluents opens a window to emblematic species like the Salmon or the eel … and other less known fishes. The...

Héron sur le Thouet©Nicolas Van Ingen
Nature Loire

In the valleys, the aquatic environment is full of life all around the year: birds, insects or mammals show throughout the seasons, delighting...

Nature Fauna Flora
A bocage is a mosaic of agricultural plots, fields or meadows, which are separated by tree or bush hedges. This environment is favourable for birds...
Nature Agriculture Vineyards
We call them “open habitats”. Here and there, the agricultural landscapes are crisscrossed by hedges or groves. Some bird species love to nest there...
Nature Troglos
In plains and on hillsides, the troglodytic caves of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Park host a large variety of bats which use them as a shelter over...
Nature Cities
Towns and villages are full of common yet interesting fauna and flora. Do you know the residents of your garden, the nearby town square or the...
Nature Fauna Flora
Dry grasslands spread out on shallow soils which are well-exposed, poor and stony and can’t retain water. They are part of the richest habitats...
Nature Fauna Flora
Marshes and peatlands are rather rare on the Park territory. Peatlands host a specific flora which adapts to a poor environment. All to the contrary...
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