Epieds tourism and travel guide

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Visit Epieds: highlights and tourist information

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Epieds 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: Epieds is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontevraud Abbey at 9 km and Montsoreau at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Epieds, 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 Epieds 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 Epieds

Markets in and near Epieds

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (18km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (19km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (22km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (23km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Epieds, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Epieds, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (8km)
  • Loudun (18km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (9km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (26km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (30km)
  • Parc de Lathan (40km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (41km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Epieds

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Epieds

from Angers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 445 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breze, Le Coudray-Macouard, Morton, Raslay, Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg, Saint-Just-sur-Dive and Saix.

This page in French: Visiter Epieds