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Ecouflant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecouflant in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Angers Cathedral at 7 km from Ecouflant

Visit Ecouflant: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Angers Cathedral at 7 km and Angers at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecouflant, 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 Ecouflant in Pays de la Loire.

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

Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Bauge guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

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

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location...

See Chateau de Saumur guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecouflant


Markets in and near Ecouflant

  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (10km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (17km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (18km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (20km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)

Hotels near Ecouflant

More information about Ecouflant, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ecouflant, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (36km)
  • La Fleche (39km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (3km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (41km)

Geography and distances

Ecouflant is in the western-centre of France at 6 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Ecouflant is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecouflant

Canton: Angers-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49000

Distance to Ecouflant

from Angers (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 418 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 626 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 Ecouflant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrille, Briollay, Cantenay-Epinard, Feneu, Saint-Sylvain-d'Anjou and Soulaire-et-Bourg.

This page in French: Visiter Ecouflant

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