Chigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chigne: highlights and tourist information

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Chigne is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Chigne is 219 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 9 km and Bauge at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chigne, 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 Chigne in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Chigne

Markets in and near Chigne

  • Noyant: market Friday (8km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (9km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (18km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (28km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Chigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chigne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chigne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (37km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (9km)
  • Parc de Lathan (13km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (42km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (45km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (46km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (47km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chigne

Canton: Noyant

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49490

Distance to Chigne

from Angers (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 580 km

Getting here

Chigne is in the western-centre of France. 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 Chigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavaignes, Deneze-sous-le-Lude, Disse-sous-le-Lude, Genneteil, Lasse and Savigne-sous-le-Lude.

This page in French: Visiter Chigne