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Cantenay-Epinard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantenay-Epinard in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Angers Cathedral at 7 km from Cantenay-Epinard

Visit Cantenay-Epinard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Angers Cathedral at 7 km and Chateau d'Angers at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cantenay-Epinard, 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 Cantenay-Epinard in Pays de la Loire.

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

Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 35 km (direction east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle...

See Bauge guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important...

See Solesmes guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location...

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

Map of places to visit near Cantenay-Epinard


Markets in and near Cantenay-Epinard

  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (12km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (15km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (18km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (29km)

Hotels near Cantenay-Epinard

More information about Cantenay-Epinard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cantenay-Epinard, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (35km)
  • La Fleche (41km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (3km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (43km)

Geography and distances

Cantenay-Epinard is in the western-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Cantenay-Epinard is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantenay-Epinard

Canton: Angers-Nord

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49460

Distance to Cantenay-Epinard

from Angers (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 743 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 629 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 Cantenay-Epinard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrille, Briollay, Ecouflant, Feneu, Montreuil-Juigne and Soulaire-et-Bourg.

This page in French: Visiter Cantenay-Epinard

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