Faveraye-Machelles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Faveraye-Machelles: highlights and tourist information

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Faveraye-Machelles is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Faveraye-Machelles is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 4 km and Chateau de Brissac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Faveraye-Machelles, 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 Faveraye-Machelles 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 Faveraye-Machelles

Markets in and near Faveraye-Machelles

  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (18km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (18km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (23km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Faveraye-Machelles, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Faveraye-Machelles, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (29km)
  • Loudun (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (42km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (48km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (31km)
  • Jardins du Pin (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (30km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (16km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Faveraye-Machelles

Canton: Thouarcé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49380

Distance to Faveraye-Machelles

from Angers (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 632 km

Getting here

Faveraye-Machelles 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 Faveraye-Machelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne-sur-Layon, Chavagnes, La Fosse-de-Tigne, Martigne-Briand, Thouarce and Tigne.

This page in French: Visiter Faveraye-Machelles