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Le Champ-sur-Layon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Champ-sur-Layon in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Brissac at 8 km from Le Champ-sur-Layon

Visit Le Champ-sur-Layon: highlights and tourist information

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Le Champ-sur-Layon is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 8 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Champ-sur-Layon, 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 Le Champ-sur-Layon in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

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

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

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

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at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Montsoreau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Champ-sur-Layon


Markets in and near Le Champ-sur-Layon

  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (15km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (18km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (27km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Le Champ-sur-Layon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Champ-sur-Layon, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (38km)
  • La Fleche (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (23km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (26km)

Geography and distances

Le Champ-sur-Layon is in the western-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Le Champ-sur-Layon is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Champ-sur-Layon

Canton: Thouarcé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49380

Distance to Le Champ-sur-Layon

from Angers (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 442 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Le Champ-sur-Layon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Layon, Chanzeaux, Faye-d'Anjou, Moze-sur-Louet, Rablay-sur-Layon, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne, Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay and Soulaines-sur-Aubance.

This page in French: Visiter Le Champ-sur-Layon

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