Champigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 7 km from Champigne

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Champigne is situated in the Maine-et-Loire 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 Champigne in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 7 km and Angers Cathedral at 22 km.

Champigne, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction south)

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

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 22 km (direction south)

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 22 km (direction south)

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


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

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

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Map of places to visit near Champigne


Markets in and near Champigne

  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (7km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (11km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (21km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (26km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Champigne, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (21km)
  • La Fleche (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (35km)
  • Jardins du Pin (35km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (47km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (8km)
  • Coudray (15km)
  • La Cropte (33km)

Geography and distances

Champigne is in the western-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Champigne is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champigne

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49330

Distance to Champigne

from Angers (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 626 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 Champigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheffes, Cherre, Ecuille, Juvardeil, Querre and Sceaux-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Champigne