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Freigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 43 km from Freigne

Visit Freigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 43 km and Chateau d'Angers at 43 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Freigne, 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 Freigne in Pays de la Loire.

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

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Angers guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many...

See Nantes guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Freigne


Markets in and near Freigne

  • Cande: market Monday (7km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (20km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (22km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (28km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (30km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (32km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Craon: market Monday (35km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Freigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Freigne, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (36km)
  • Jardin des plantes (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)
  • Île Héron (France) (46km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (38km)
  • Carquefou (39km)
  • Coudray (45km)

Geography and distances

Freigne is in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Freigne is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Freigne

Canton: Candé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49440

Distance to Freigne

from Angers (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 780 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 669 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 Freigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Pin, Saint-Mars-la-Jaille and Vritz.

This page in French: Visiter Freigne

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