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Contigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 14 km from Contigne

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Visit Contigne: highlights and tourist information

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Contigne is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Contigne is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 14 km and Solesmes at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Contigne, 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 Contigne 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 Contigne

Markets in and near Contigne

  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (6km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (18km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (18km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (19km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (21km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (25km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Contigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Contigne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (18km)
  • La Fleche (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (35km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (39km)
  • Jardins du Pin (44km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (25km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (12km)
  • Coudray (12km)
  • La Cropte (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Contigne

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49330

Distance to Contigne

from Angers (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 397 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 322 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Notre-Dame, Brissarthe, Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe, Cherre, Mire, Saint-Laurent-Des-Mortiers, Saint-Michel-de-Feins and Soeurdres.

This page in French: Visiter Contigne

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