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Meigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meigne in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Saumur at 11 km from Meigne

Visit Meigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saumur at 11 km and Chateau de Saumur at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meigne, 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 Meigne in Pays de la Loire.

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

Saumur

Saumur

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 11 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

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

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
 
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Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 22 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in...

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France',...

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 29 km (direction south), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars...

See Thouars guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 34 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very...

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 34 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bauge guide
Angers

Angers

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Angers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meigne

 
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Markets in and near Meigne

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (7km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (18km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (20km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (22km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (28km)

More information about Meigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Meigne, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (12km)
  • Loudun (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (8km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meigne is in the western-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Meigne is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meigne

Canton: Doué-la-Fontaine

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49700

Distance to Meigne

from Angers (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 440 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 612 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 Meigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cizay-la-Madeleine, Courchamps, Deneze-sous-Doue, Doue-la-Fontaine, Forges, Les Ulmes, Montfort, Rou-Marson and Verrie.

This page in French: Visiter Meigne

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