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Cholet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cholet in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km from Cholet

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Visit Cholet: highlights and tourist information

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Cholet is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Cholet is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Cholet include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km and Clisson at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cholet, 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 Cholet 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 Cholet


Markets in and near Cholet

Market days in Cholet: weekly market: Saturday all day & Monday all day;

  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (0km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (11km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (18km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (18km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (30km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (33km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Cholet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cholet, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (12km)
  • Jardins du Pin (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cholet

Canton: Cholet

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49300

Distance to Cholet

from Angers (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 476 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Cholet 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 Cholet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Seguiniere, Mazieres-en-Mauges, Saint-Christophe-du-Bois and Saint-Leger-sous-Cholet.

This page in French: Visiter Cholet

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