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Chaudefonds-sur-Layon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Brissac at 15 km from Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

Visit Chaudefonds-sur-Layon: highlights and tourist information

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Chaudefonds-sur-Layon is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 15 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaudefonds-sur-Layon, 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 Chaudefonds-sur-Layon in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angers guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

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at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 48 km (direction east)

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

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

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having...

See Clisson guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bauge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaudefonds-sur-Layon


Markets in and near Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (13km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (20km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (32km)

More information about Chaudefonds-sur-Layon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chaudefonds-sur-Layon, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (15km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (34km)

Geography and distances

Chaudefonds-sur-Layon is in the western-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Chaudefonds-sur-Layon is 284 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

Canton: Chalonnes-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49290

Distance to Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

from Angers (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 284 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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 Chaudefonds-sur-Layon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Behuard, Chalonnes-sur-Loire, La Jumelliere, La Possonniere, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne and Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay.

This page in French: Visiter Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

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