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Chartrene tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chartrene in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Bauge at 6 km from Chartrene

Visit Chartrene: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 6 km and Saumur at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chartrene, 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 Chartrene in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small...

See Bauge guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

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

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has...

See Montsoreau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chartrene


Markets in and near Chartrene

  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (13km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (18km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Chartrene, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chartrene, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (40km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (36km)

Geography and distances

Chartrene is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Chartrene is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chartrene

Canton: Baugé

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49150

Distance to Chartrene

from Angers (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Chartrene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bauge, Boce, Brion, Cuon, Fontaine-Guerin, La Lande-Chasles, Le Guedeniau and Le Vieil-Bauge.

This page in French: Visiter Chartrene

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