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Montreuil-Bellay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montreuil-Bellay: highlights and tourist information

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Montreuil-Bellay is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Montreuil-Bellay is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Montreuil-Bellay

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by medieval ramparts and furnished n period style: Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Tourist classifications for Montreuil-Bellay include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 0 km and Chateau de Saumur at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montreuil-Bellay, 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 Montreuil-Bellay 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 Montreuil-Bellay

Markets in and near Montreuil-Bellay

Market days in Montreuil-Bellay: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (12km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (17km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (18km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (27km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (28km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (28km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Montreuil-Bellay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montreuil-Bellay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Loudun (22km)

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 (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montreuil-Bellay

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Montreuil-Bellay

from Angers (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

Montreuil-Bellay 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 Montreuil-Bellay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigne, Brossay, Saint-Just-sur-Dive, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Vaudelnay.

This page in French: Visiter Montreuil-Bellay

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