Saint-Georges-sur-Layon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Georges-sur-Layon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Georges-sur-Layon is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges-sur-Layon is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 7 km and Chateau de Brissac at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Georges-sur-Layon, 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 Saint-Georges-sur-Layon 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 Saint-Georges-sur-Layon

Markets in and near Saint-Georges-sur-Layon

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (7km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (27km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (27km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Saint-Georges-sur-Layon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges-sur-Layon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (18km)
  • Loudun (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (32km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (39km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (42km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (35km)
  • Jardins du Pin (44km)
  • Parc de Lathan (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (5km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (54km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges-sur-Layon

Canton: Doué-la-Fontaine

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49700

Distance to Saint-Georges-sur-Layon

from Angers (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

Saint-Georges-sur-Layon 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 Saint-Georges-sur-Layon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brigne, Concourson-sur-Layon, La Fosse-de-Tigne, Les Verchers-sur-Layon, Louerre, Louresse-Rochemenier, Martigne-Briand, Tancoigne, Tigne and Tremont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges-sur-Layon