Bouchemaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouchemaine in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 6 km from Bouchemaine

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Bouchemaine 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 Bouchemaine in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 6 km and Chateau d\'Angers at 6 km.

Bouchemaine, 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 6 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 6 km (direction north-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 7 km (direction north-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 7 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 20 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 26 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 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bauge guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-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 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 53 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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Markets in and near Bouchemaine

  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (11km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (14km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (24km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (25km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Bouchemaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouchemaine, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (47km)
  • La Fleche (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (35km)

Geography and distances

Bouchemaine is in the western-centre of France at 7 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Bouchemaine is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouchemaine

Canton: Angers-Ouest

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49080

Distance to Bouchemaine

from Angers (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Bouchemaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angers, Beaucouze, Behuard, Denee, La Possonniere, Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, Saint-Jean-de-Linieres, Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire and Savennieres.

This page in French: Visiter Bouchemaine