Saint-Germain-Des-Pres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-Des-Pres: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-Des-Pres is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-Des-Pres is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 21 km and Chateau d'Angers at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-Des-Pres, 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-Germain-Des-Pres 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-Germain-Des-Pres

Markets in and near Saint-Germain-Des-Pres

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cande: market Monday (23km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (25km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (26km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (28km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Saint-Germain-Des-Pres, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-Des-Pres, France

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

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (2km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-Des-Pres

Canton: Saint-Georges-sur-Loire

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49170

Distance to Saint-Germain-Des-Pres

from Angers (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 753 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 651 km

Getting here

Saint-Germain-Des-Pres 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-Germain-Des-Pres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champtoce-sur-Loire, Montjean-sur-Loire, Saint-Augustin-Des-Bois, Saint-Georges-sur-Loire and Villemoisan.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-Des-Pres