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Le Lion-d'Angers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 13 km from Le Lion-d'Angers

Visit Le Lion-d'Angers: highlights and tourist information

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Le Lion-d'Angers is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 13 km and Chateau d'Angers at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Lion-d'Angers, 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 Lion-d'Angers in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction south-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 21 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 34 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in...

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey...

See Solesmes guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 47 km (direction east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small...

See Bauge guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the...

See Laval guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Lion-d'Angers


Markets in and near Le Lion-d'Angers

Market days in Le Lion-d'Angers: weekly market: Friday;

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (0km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (18km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (23km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Cande: market Monday (25km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (27km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Le Lion-d'Angers, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Lion-d'Angers, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (30km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (9km)
  • Coudray (19km)
  • La Cropte (40km)

Geography and distances

Le Lion-d'Angers is in the western-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Le Lion-d'Angers is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Lion-d'Angers

Canton: Lion-d'Angers

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49220

Distance to Le Lion-d'Angers

from Angers (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 414 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 310 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 Lion-d'Angers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andigne, Brain-sur-Longuenee, Champteusse-sur-Baconne, Grez-Neuville, Montreuil-sur-Maine, Pruille and Thorigne-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Le Lion-d'Angers

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