Marans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marans: highlights and tourist information

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Marans is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Marans is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 24 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marans, 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 Marans 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 Marans

Markets in and near Marans

  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (11km)
  • Cande: market Monday (16km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (24km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (28km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Marans, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Marans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marans.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (24km)
  • Jardins du Pin (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (16km)
  • Coudray (23km)
  • La Cropte (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marans

Canton: Segré

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49500

Distance to Marans

from Angers (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 417 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

Marans 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 Marans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andigne, Chaze-sur-Argos, Gene, La Chapelle-sur-Oudon, Louvaines, Sainte-Gemmes-d'Andigne, Segre and Vern-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Marans