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Nueil-sur-Layon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 13 km from Nueil-sur-Layon

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Nueil-sur-Layon is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Nueil-sur-Layon in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 13 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 16 km.

Nueil-sur-Layon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 16 km (direction east)

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

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at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

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at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

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

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

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

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Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

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

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at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Nueil-sur-Layon

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (11km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (19km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (29km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Nueil-sur-Layon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Nueil-sur-Layon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (16km)
  • Loudun (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (31km)
  • Jardins du Pin (50km)
  • Parc de Lathan (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (9km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (50km)

Geography and distances

Nueil-sur-Layon is in the western-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Nueil-sur-Layon is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nueil-sur-Layon

Canton: Vihiers

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49560

Distance to Nueil-sur-Layon

from Angers (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 456 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 627 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 Nueil-sur-Layon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clere-sur-Layon, Les Verchers-sur-Layon, Passavant-sur-Layon and Tremont.

This page in French: Visiter Nueil-sur-Layon


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