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Challain-la-Potherie tourism and travel guide

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Visit Challain-la-Potherie: highlights and tourist information

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Challain-la-Potherie is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Challain-la-Potherie is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 38 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Challain-la-Potherie, 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 Challain-la-Potherie in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Challain-la-Potherie


Markets in and near Challain-la-Potherie

  • Cande: market Monday (8km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (15km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (18km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (25km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (33km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Challain-la-Potherie, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Challain-la-Potherie, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (25km)
  • Jardins du Pin (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (29km)
  • Coudray (35km)
  • Carquefou (50km)
  • La Cropte (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Challain-la-Potherie

Canton: Candé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49440

Distance to Challain-la-Potherie

from Angers (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 424 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 661 km

Getting here

Challain-la-Potherie 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 Challain-la-Potherie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Bourg-d'Ire, Le Tremblay and Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Challain-la-Potherie

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