Le Puy-Notre-Dame tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Puy-Notre-Dame: highlights and tourist information

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Le Puy-Notre-Dame is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Le Puy-Notre-Dame is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 17 km and Chateau de Saumur at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Puy-Notre-Dame, 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 Puy-Notre-Dame in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Le Puy-Notre-Dame

Markets in and near Le Puy-Notre-Dame

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (8km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (16km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (24km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Puy-Notre-Dame, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Puy-Notre-Dame.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (6km)
  • Loudun (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (28km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (44km)
  • Parc de Lathan (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (9km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Puy-Notre-Dame

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Le Puy-Notre-Dame

from Angers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 452 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 256 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Le Puy-Notre-Dame is in the western-centre of France. 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 Puy-Notre-Dame from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Loretz, Brossay, Les Verchers-sur-Layon, Saint-Macaire-du-Bois, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Vaudelnay.

This page in French: Visiter Le Puy-Notre-Dame