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Le Mesnil-en-Vallee tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Mesnil-en-Vallee in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 31 km from Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

Visit Le Mesnil-en-Vallee: highlights and tourist information

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Le Mesnil-en-Vallee is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 31 km and Chateau d'Angers at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Mesnil-en-Vallee, 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 Mesnil-en-Vallee in Pays de la Loire.

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

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 31 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 31 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 31 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 31 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 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


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

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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at 49 km (direction west-south-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 49 km (direction west-south-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

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

Map of places to visit near Le Mesnil-en-Vallee


Markets in and near Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (18km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (19km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cande: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (28km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (33km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (34km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (35km)

Hotels near Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

More information about Le Mesnil-en-Vallee, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Mesnil-en-Vallee, France

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

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (8km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (33km)
  • Île Héron (France) (45km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Mesnil-en-Vallee is in the western-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Le Mesnil-en-Vallee is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

Canton: Saint-Florent-le-Vieil

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49410

Distance to Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

from Angers (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 660 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 Mesnil-en-Vallee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beausse, Champtoce-sur-Loire, Ingrandes, La Pommeraye, Le Fresne-sur-Loire, Montjean-sur-Loire, Montrelais and Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay.

This page in French: Visiter Le Mesnil-en-Vallee

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