Gruge-l'Hopital tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 40 km from Gruge-l'Hopital

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Gruge-l'Hopital 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 Gruge-l'Hopital in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 40 km and Laval at 41 km.

Gruge-l'Hopital, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

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at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with numerous fascinating...

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain why it...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 63 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval centre...

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at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

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Markets in and near Gruge-l'Hopital

  • Renaze: market Friday (5km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (11km)
  • Craon: market Monday (12km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cande: market Monday (21km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (26km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (28km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Gruge-l'Hopital, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (26km)
  • Vitre (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (13km)
  • Jardins du Pin (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (36km)
  • Étang de la Valière (39km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (41km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (45km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (46km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (46km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (28km)
  • Coudray (30km)
  • La Cropte (47km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (59km)

Geography and distances

Gruge-l'Hopital is in the western-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Gruge-l'Hopital is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gruge-l'Hopital

Canton: Pouancé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49520

Distance to Gruge-l'Hopital

from Angers (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 786 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Gruge-l'Hopital from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Menard, Bourg-l'Eveque, Chaze-Henry, Combree, La Boissiere, La Chapelle-Hullin, Renaze and Vergonnes.

This page in French: Visiter Gruge-l'Hopital