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Morannes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Morannes in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Solesmes at 15 km from Morannes

Visit Morannes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 15 km and Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Morannes, 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 Morannes in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine...

See Solesmes guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 18 km (direction south-west)

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in...

See Saulges guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bauge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in...

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Morannes


Markets in and near Morannes

  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (9km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (12km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (24km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (25km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (26km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (26km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Morannes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Morannes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (23km)
  • La Fleche (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (44km)
  • Jardins du Pin (50km)
  • Parc de Lathan (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (18km)
  • Chenille-Change (19km)
  • La Cropte (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (46km)

Geography and distances

Morannes is in the western-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Morannes is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Morannes

Canton: Durtal

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49640

Distance to Morannes

from Angers (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 323 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 Morannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brissarthe, Chemire-sur-Sarthe, Daumeray, Mire, Pince and Saint-Denis-d'Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Morannes

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