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Coron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coron: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Coron is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Coron is 294 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Coron

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)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Coron 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 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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