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Chahaignes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavardin at 28 km from Chahaignes

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Chahaignes is situated in the Sarthe 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 Chahaignes in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 28 km and Chateau du Lude at 28 km.

Chahaignes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide

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Map of places to visit near Chahaignes


Markets in and near Chahaignes

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (9km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (16km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (16km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (26km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (27km)

More information about Chahaignes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chahaignes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (11km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (28km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Parc de Lathan (40km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (45km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (18km)
  • Coulaines (39km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (34km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (43km)

Geography and distances

Chahaignes is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chahaignes is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chahaignes

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to Chahaignes

from Le Mans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Chahaignes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Deme, Flee, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Lhomme, Marcon, Thoire-sur-Dinan and Vouvray-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Chahaignes


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