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Pouance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouance in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 42 km from Pouance

Visit Pouance: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 42 km and Vitre at 43 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pouance, 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 Pouance in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb...

See Vitre guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the...

See Laval guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers guide


at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouance


Markets in and near Pouance

Market days in Pouance: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Pouance: market Thursday (0km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (11km)
  • Craon: market Monday (20km)
  • Cande: market Monday (22km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (36km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (37km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (40km)

More information about Pouance, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pouance, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)
  • Vitre (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (21km)
  • Jardins du Pin (43km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (38km)
  • Étang de la Valière (39km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (42km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (38km)
  • Coudray (40km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (52km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (53km)

Geography and distances

Pouance is in the western-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Pouance is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouance

Canton: Pouancé

Arrondissement: Segré

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49420

Distance to Pouance

from Angers (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Pouance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armaille, Carbay, Chaze-Henry, La Previere and Saint-Erblon.

This page in French: Visiter Pouance

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