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Coron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coron in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 17 km from Coron

Visit Coron: highlights and tourist information

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Coron is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 17 km and Chateau de Brissac at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coron, 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 Coron in Pays de la Loire.

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

Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
 
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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers

Angers

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 48 km (direction west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having...

See Clisson guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coron

 
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Markets in and near Coron

  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (11km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (19km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (24km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (26km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (27km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (29km)

Hotels near Coron

More information about Coron, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Coron, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (47km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (51km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (15km)
  • Jardins du Pin (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (27km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coron is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Coron is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coron

Canton: Vihiers

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49690

Distance to Coron

from Angers (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 725 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Coron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteloup-les-Bois, Cosse-d'Anjou, La Salle-de-Vihiers, La Tourlandry and Vezins.

This page in French: Visiter Coron

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