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Pontigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontigne in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Bauge at 5 km from Pontigne

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.

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

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!

Bauge

Bauge

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Bauge guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
 
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Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsoreau guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Angers

Angers

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Angers guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 39 km (direction west)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide

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Map of places to visit near Pontigne

 
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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

What to do at Pontigne? 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

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pontigne is in the western-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Pontigne is 229 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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