Becon-les-Granits tourism and travel guide

Photo of Becon-les-Granits in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 18 km from Becon-les-Granits

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Becon-les-Granits is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Becon-les-Granits in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 18 km and Chateau d\'Angers at 18 km.

Becon-les-Granits, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 18 km (direction east)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long, telling the...

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with the more...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture in France...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 19 km (direction east)

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious architecture with...

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at 19 km (direction east)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many other interesting...

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines medieval and...

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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at 41 km (direction south-east)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring and summer...

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at 49 km (direction south)

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

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at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

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at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built...

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at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive...

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at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around the bridge...

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 64 km (direction east-south-east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts...

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Markets in and near Becon-les-Granits

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (16km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cande: market Monday (19km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (26km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (31km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Becon-les-Granits, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Becon-les-Granits, France

What to do at Becon-les-Granits? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Becon-les-Granits.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (11km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (51km)

Geography and distances

Becon-les-Granits is in the western-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Becon-les-Granits is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Becon-les-Granits

Canton: Louroux-Béconnais

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49370

Distance to Becon-les-Granits

from Angers (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 429 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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 Becon-les-Granits from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Augustin-Des-Bois and Saint-Clement-de-la-Place.

This page in French: Visiter Becon-les-Granits