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Montfort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfort in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 8 km from Montfort

Visit Montfort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 8 km and Saumur at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montfort, 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 Montfort in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Saumur

Saumur

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

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
 
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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
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 21 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 21 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
Thouars

Thouars

at 25 km (direction south), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Brissac 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...

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chinon

Chinon

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

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

See Chateau d'Ussé guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfort

 
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Markets in and near Montfort

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (5km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (20km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (21km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (25km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Montfort, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montfort, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (8km)
  • Loudun (30km)

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 (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (7km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfort is in the western-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Montfort is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfort

Canton: Doué-la-Fontaine

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49700

Distance to Montfort

from Angers (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 443 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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 Montfort from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Montfort

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