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Le Plessis-Mace tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Plessis-Mace in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau d'Angers at 12 km from Le Plessis-Mace

Visit Le Plessis-Mace: highlights and tourist information

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Le Plessis-Mace is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Angers at 12 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Plessis-Mace, 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 Plessis-Mace in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
 
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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Bauge guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saumur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Plessis-Mace

 
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Markets in and near Le Plessis-Mace

  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (10km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (19km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (21km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cande: market Monday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Plessis-Mace, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (20km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Plessis-Mace is in the western-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Le Plessis-Mace is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Plessis-Mace

Canton: Angers-Nord

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49220

Distance to Le Plessis-Mace

from Angers (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 421 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 636 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 Plessis-Mace from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Meignanne, Membrolle-sur-Longuenee, Montreuil-Juigne, Pruille and Saint-Clement-de-la-Place.

This page in French: Visiter Le Plessis-Mace

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