Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 7 km and Chateau d'Angers at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, 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-Jean-de-la-Croix 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-Jean-de-la-Croix

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix

  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (24km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (26km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (45km)
  • La Fleche (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (20km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (12km)

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: Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix

Canton: Ponts-de-Cé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49130

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix

from Angers (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 432 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 286 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix 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-Jean-de-la-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angers, Behuard, Bouchemaine, Denee, Les Ponts-de-Ce, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Saint-Jean-de-Linieres, Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire, Savennieres and Soulaines-sur-Aubance.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix