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La Plaine tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Plaine: highlights and tourist information

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La Plaine is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: La Plaine is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 21 km and Chateau de Brissac at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Plaine, 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 Plaine 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 La Plaine

Markets in and near La Plaine

  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (17km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (18km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (19km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (28km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (31km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (31km)

More information about La Plaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Plaine, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (43km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (46km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (10km)
  • Jardins du Pin (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (29km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Plaine

Canton: Vihiers

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49360

Distance to La Plaine

from Angers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

La Plaine 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 La Plaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanteloup-les-Bois, Somloire, Vezins and Yzernay.

This page in French: Visiter La Plaine

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