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Cande tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cande in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 37 km from Cande

Visit Cande: highlights and tourist information

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Cande is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 37 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 37 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cande, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cande in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 37 km (direction east)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 38 km (direction east)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a...

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

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

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric...

See Saulges guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Cande


Markets in and near Cande

Market days in Cande: weekly market: Monday;

  • Cande: market Monday (0km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (22km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (25km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (26km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Craon: market Monday (32km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (37km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Cande, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cande, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (21km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (37km)
  • Île Héron (France) (52km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (32km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Carquefou (45km)
  • Aubigne-sur-Layon (58km)
  • La Cropte (60km)

Geography and distances

Cande is in the western-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Cande is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cande

Canton: Candé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49440

Distance to Cande

from Angers (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Cande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angrie, La Cornuaille, Loire and Vritz.

This page in French: Visiter Cande

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