Montfort tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Montfort

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

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

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (20km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (35km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (37km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Lathan (42km)
  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (43km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (46km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Montfort 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 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