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Ecuille tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ecuille: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Ecuille

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines medieval and renaissance architecture, and has been unchanged for hundreds of years: Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 2 km and Angers Cathedral at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecuille, 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 Ecuille in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 2 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
 
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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 35 km (direction east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small...

See Bauge guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 39 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
Saulges

Saulges

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

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied...

See Saulges guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saumur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecuille

 
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Markets in and near Ecuille

  • Tierce: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (9km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (12km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (20km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (26km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (30km)

More information about Ecuille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ecuille, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (26km)
  • La Fleche (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (39km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (50km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ecuille is in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Ecuille is 256 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecuille

Canton: Tiercé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49460

Distance to Ecuille

from Angers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 256 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 748 km

from Bordeaux: 309 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 Ecuille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briollay, Champigne, Cheffes, Feneu, Juvardeil, Sceaux-d'Anjou and Soulaire-et-Bourg.

This page in French: Visiter Ecuille

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