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Chavaignes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chavaignes in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Bauge at 11 km from Chavaignes

Visit Chavaignes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 11 km and Chateau du Lude at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chavaignes, 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 Chavaignes in Pays de la Loire.

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

Bauge

Bauge

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Bauge guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
 
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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Montsoreau guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south), 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 37 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction south)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval...

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but...

See Chateau de Villandry guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chavaignes

 
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Markets in and near Chavaignes

  • Noyant: market Friday (6km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (21km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (21km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (32km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (33km)

More information about Chavaignes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chavaignes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (19km)

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 (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (43km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chavaignes is in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Chavaignes is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavaignes

Canton: Noyant

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49490

Distance to Chavaignes

from Angers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 584 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 Chavaignes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auverse, Chigne, Genneteil, Lasse and Noyant.

This page in French: Visiter Chavaignes

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