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Chambellay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chambellay in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 14 km from Chambellay

Visit Chambellay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 14 km and Chateau d'Angers at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chambellay, 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 Chambellay in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 26 km (direction south-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 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angers guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric...

See Saulges guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bauge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chambellay


Markets in and near Chambellay

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (7km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (16km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Craon: market Monday (26km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (28km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Cande: market Monday (30km)

More information about Chambellay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chambellay, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (27km)
  • Jardins du Pin (34km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (23km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (51km)
  • Étang de la Valière (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (2km)
  • Coudray (12km)
  • La Cropte (33km)

Geography and distances

Chambellay is in the western-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Chambellay is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambellay

Canton: Lion-d'Angers

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49220

Distance to Chambellay

from Angers (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 406 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 633 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 Chambellay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champteusse-sur-Baconne, Chenille-Change, La Jaille-Yvon, Marigne, Montguillon, Montreuil-sur-Maine, Querre, Saint-Martin-du-Bois and Thorigne-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Chambellay

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