Pontigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontigne: highlights and tourist information

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Pontigne is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Pontigne is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 5 km and Chateau du Lude at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontigne, 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 Pontigne 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 Pontigne

Markets in and near Pontigne

  • Noyant: market Friday (12km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (19km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (19km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (27km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (30km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Pontigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pontigne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontigne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (27km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Lathan (17km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (19km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (48km)
  • Les jardins de la Chatonnière (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (44km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontigne

Canton: Baugé

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49150

Distance to Pontigne

from Angers (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 229 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

Pontigne 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 Pontigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bauge, Boce, Lasse, Le Guedeniau, Le Vieil-Bauge, Montpollin, Saint-Martin-d'Arce and Vaulandry.

This page in French: Visiter Pontigne