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La Plaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Plaine in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 21 km from La Plaine

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.

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

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!

Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 37 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
 
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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers

Angers

at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

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

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Clisson

Clisson

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

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

See Clisson guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Plaine

 
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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

La Plaine is in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: La Plaine is 298 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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