Cheffes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 3 km from Cheffes

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Cheffes 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 Cheffes in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 3 km and Angers Cathedral at 17 km.

Cheffes, 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 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 30 km (direction south)

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

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at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Bauge guide


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

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saumur guide

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Markets in and near Cheffes

  • Tierce: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (7km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (13km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (20km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (28km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (28km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Cheffes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (27km)
  • La Fleche (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (41km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (48km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (53km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (15km)
  • Coudray (22km)
  • La Cropte (38km)

Geography and distances

Cheffes is in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Cheffes is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheffes

Canton: Tiercé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49125

Distance to Cheffes

from Angers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 622 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 Cheffes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briollay, Champigne, Ecuille, Etriche, Feneu, Juvardeil, Soulaire-et-Bourg and Tierce.

This page in French: Visiter Cheffes


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