Doue-la-Fontaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Doue-la-Fontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Doue-la-Fontaine is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Doue-la-Fontaine is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Doue-la-Fontaine include "zoo or wildlife park".

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 14 km and Saumur at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Doue-la-Fontaine, 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 Doue-la-Fontaine 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 Doue-la-Fontaine

Markets in and near Doue-la-Fontaine

Market days in Doue-la-Fontaine: weekly market: Monday;

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (0km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (22km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (25km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Doue-la-Fontaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Doue-la-Fontaine, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (12km)
  • Loudun (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (25km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (36km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (39km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)
  • Parc de Lathan (45km)
  • Jardins du Pin (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Doue-la-Fontaine

Canton: Doué-la-Fontaine

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49700

Distance to Doue-la-Fontaine

from Angers (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

Doue-la-Fontaine 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 Doue-la-Fontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brossay, Concourson-sur-Layon, Deneze-sous-Doue, Forges, Les Verchers-sur-Layon, Louerre, Louresse-Rochemenier, Meigne and Montfort.

This page in French: Visiter Doue-la-Fontaine