Courleon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Courleon: highlights and tourist information

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Courleon is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Courleon is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsoreau at 20 km and Candes-Saint-Martin at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courleon, 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 Courleon 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 Courleon

Markets in and near Courleon

  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (14km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (20km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (21km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Langeais: market Sunday (21km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (22km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Courleon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Courleon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (36km)
  • La Fleche (38km)
  • Loudun (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Lathan (10km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (28km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (29km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (37km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (39km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courleon

Canton: Longué-Jumelles

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49390

Distance to Courleon

from Angers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 689 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Continvoir, Gizeux, La Breille-les-Pins, Parcay-les-Pins and Vernoil.

This page in French: Visiter Courleon