Geste tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clisson at 17 km from Geste

Visit Geste: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Geste in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 17 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 18 km.

Geste, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built...

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 18 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known for its...

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at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

See Cholet guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums and places...

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 34 km (direction west), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry and features...

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 63 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Geste

  • Beaupreau: market Monday (9km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (11km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (16km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (22km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (22km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (29km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (31km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (38km)

More information about Geste, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Geste, France

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

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (32km)
  • Jardin des plantes (33km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (29km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (32km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (44km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (22km)
  • Carquefou (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (35km)

Geography and distances

Geste is in the western-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Geste is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Geste

Canton: Beaupréau

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49600

Distance to Geste

from Angers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 759 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 678 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 Geste from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chaussaire, La Regrippiere, Le Fief-Sauvin, Le Puiset-Dore, Tillieres and Villedieu-la-Blouere.

This page in French: Visiter Geste