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La Chapelle-du-Genet tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-du-Genet in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 20 km from La Chapelle-du-Genet

Visit La Chapelle-du-Genet: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

La Chapelle-du-Genet is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 20 km and Clisson at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-du-Genet, 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 La Chapelle-du-Genet in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 41 km (direction west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 59 km (direction north-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-du-Genet


Markets in and near La Chapelle-du-Genet

  • Beaupreau: market Monday (3km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (7km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (17km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (22km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (22km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (35km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (38km)

Hotels near La Chapelle-du-Genet

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-du-Genet, France

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

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (28km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (28km)
  • Jardin des plantes (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (36km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (39km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (33km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-du-Genet is in the western-centre of France at 48 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-du-Genet is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-du-Genet

Canton: Beaupréau

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49600

Distance to La Chapelle-du-Genet

from Angers (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 753 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 672 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 La Chapelle-du-Genet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andreze, Beaupreau, Le Fief-Sauvin, Saint-Philbert-en-Mauges and Villedieu-la-Blouere.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-du-Genet

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