Valanjou travel guide
Visit Valanjou: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Aubigne-sur-Layon at 10 km from Valanjou
Location: Valanjou is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the western-centre of France at 29 km from Angers, the department capital. (General information: Valanjou is 285 km from Paris and 452 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Valanjou: these include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 10 km and Chateau de Brissac at 19 km. Aubigne-sur-Layon is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 10 km and Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 22 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Valanjou, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Valanjou
Chateau de Brissac 19km
Chateau de Saumur 39km
Note that all distances from Valanjou shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Valanjou holidays and travel
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Markets near Valanjou
- Vihiers: market every Wednesday (9km)
- Thouarce: market every Tuesday (9km)
- Chemille: market every Thursday (10km)
- Brissac-Quince: market every Thursday (19km)
- Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market every Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
- Doue-la-Fontaine: market every Monday (24km)
- Angers: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
- Cholet: market every Saturday all day & Monday all day (27km)
- Argenton-Chateau: market every Thursday (27km)
- Trelaze: market every Sunday (28km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Valanjou and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Valanjou map below.
National Monument Chateau d'Angers (29km); Oiron Chateau (49km)
Recommended Detour Montreuil-Bellay (35km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km); Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km); Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (50km)
Remarkable Garden Parc oriental de Maulévrier (25km); Jardins du Pin (30km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Saumur (39km)
Theme Park Puy de Fou (44km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (22km); Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (44km)
Map of places to visit near Valanjou & Location Information
Distance to Valanjou
from Angers (local prefecture): 29 km
from Paris: 285 km
from Calais: 452 km
from Nice: 726 km
from Bordeaux: 264 km
from Strasbourg: 640 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 1 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Valanjou): Chanzeaux.
Maine-et-Loire is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Valanjou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Valanjou