Cantenay-Epinard tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!


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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)

More information about Cantenay-Epinard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cantenay-Epinard, France

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

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

Cantenay-Epinard is in the western-centre of France. 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