Clefs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Clefs: highlights and tourist information

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Clefs is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Clefs is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 10 km and Chateau du Lude at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clefs, 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 Clefs 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 Clefs

Markets in and near Clefs

  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (17km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (18km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (21km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (22km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (28km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (30km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Clefs, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Clefs, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (8km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (47km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (17km)
  • Parc de Lathan (24km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (37km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (39km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (54km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (45km)
  • Coudray (47km)
  • La Cropte (49km)
  • Coulaines (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clefs

Canton: Baugé

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49150

Distance to Clefs

from Angers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 395 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fougere, Montpollin and Vaulandry.

This page in French: Visiter Clefs