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Etriche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etriche in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 9 km from Etriche

Visit Etriche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 9 km and Angers at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etriche, 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 Etriche 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 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bauge guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in...

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 45 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etriche


Markets in and near Etriche

  • Tierce: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (5km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (11km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (22km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (23km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (28km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Etriche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Etriche, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (28km)
  • La Fleche (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (41km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (44km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (17km)
  • Coudray (22km)
  • La Cropte (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (53km)

Geography and distances

Etriche is in the western-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Etriche is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etriche

Canton: Durtal

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49330

Distance to Etriche

from Angers (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Etriche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brissarthe, Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe, Cheffes, Juvardeil, Montreuil-sur-Loir and Tierce.

This page in French: Visiter Etriche

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