Behuard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Behuard in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Brissac at 11 km from Behuard

Visit Behuard: highlights and tourist information

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Behuard 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 Behuard in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 11 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 12 km.

Behuard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 11 km (direction east)

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 12 km (direction north-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 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


at 45 km (direction east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is a lovely...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across the Loire...

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its...

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Markets in and near Behuard

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (15km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (15km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (28km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Behuard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Behuard, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)
  • La Fleche (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (17km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (33km)

Geography and distances

Behuard is in the western-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Behuard is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Behuard

Canton: Saint-Georges-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49170

Distance to Behuard

from Angers (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 437 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Behuard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouchemaine, Chaudefonds-sur-Layon, Denee, La Possonniere, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne, Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux and Savennieres.

This page in French: Visiter Behuard