Rochefort-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rochefort-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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Rochefort-sur-Loire is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 15 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Rochefort-sur-Loire is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 12 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rochefort-sur-Loire, 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 Rochefort-sur-Loire in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Rochefort-sur-Loire

Markets in and near Rochefort-sur-Loire

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (17km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (30km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (30km)

More information about Rochefort-sur-Loire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rochefort-sur-Loire, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (46km)
  • La Fleche (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (17km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochefort-sur-Loire

Canton: Chalonnes-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49190

Distance to Rochefort-sur-Loire

from Angers (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Rochefort-sur-Loire 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 Rochefort-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Layon, Behuard, Chaudefonds-sur-Layon, Denee, La Possonniere, Le Champ-sur-Layon, Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne, Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix and Savennieres.

This page in French: Visiter Rochefort-sur-Loire