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Marce tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marce in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 17 km from Marce

Visit Marce: highlights and tourist information

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Marce is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 17 km and Bauge at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marce, 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 Marce 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 17 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 17 km (direction east)

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
Angers

Angers

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
 
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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

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

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 35 km (direction north-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
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 37 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 41 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marce

 
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Markets in and near Marce

  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (3km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (17km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (18km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (27km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (27km)

Hotels near Marce

More information about Marce, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Marce, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (23km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (37km)
  • Parc de Lathan (38km)
  • Jardins du Pin (44km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (49km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (49km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (43km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marce is in the western-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Marce is 244 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marce

Canton: Seiches-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49140

Distance to Marce

from Angers (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 244 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Marce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvau, Chaumont-d'Anjou, Corze, La Chapelle-Saint-Laud, Montreuil-sur-Loir and Seiches-sur-le-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Marce

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