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Contigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contigne in Maine-et-Loire

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

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.

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

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!

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
 
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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 29 km (direction south)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers

Angers

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Saulges

Saulges

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

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

See Saulges guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bauge guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Laval

Laval

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial...

See Laval guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Contigne

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Contigne is in the western-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Contigne is 246 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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