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Carbay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carbay in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 41 km from Carbay

Visit Carbay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 41 km and Vitre at 43 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carbay, 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 Carbay in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic...

See Vitre guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque...

See Rennes guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carbay


Markets in and near Carbay

  • Pouance: market Thursday (3km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (14km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Cande: market Monday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (23km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (37km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (39km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (39km)

More information about Carbay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Carbay, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (40km)
  • Vitre (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (24km)
  • Jardins du Pin (44km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (39km)
  • Étang de la Valière (40km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (43km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (41km)
  • Coudray (43km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (50km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (52km)
  • Le Rheu (59km)

Geography and distances

Carbay is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Carbay is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carbay

Canton: Pouancé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49420

Distance to Carbay

from Angers (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 421 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Carbay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Previere, Pouance and Villepot.

This page in French: Visiter Carbay

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