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).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Saumur at 16 km and 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

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

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (17km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (27km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (29km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (38km)
  • Parc de Lathan (45km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (46km)

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