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Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 32 km from Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

Visit Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 32 km and Chateau d'Angers at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay, 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-Laurent-du-Mottay in Pays de la Loire.

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

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 34 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums...

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry...

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay


Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (17km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cande: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (26km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (32km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (35km)

Hotels near Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

More information about Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay, France

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

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (10km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (35km)
  • Île Héron (France) (44km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay is in the western-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

Canton: Saint-Florent-le-Vieil

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49410

Distance to Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

from Angers (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 449 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beausse, Botz-en-Mauges, Ingrandes, Le Fresne-sur-Loire, Le Mesnil-en-Vallee, Montrelais, Saint-Florent-le-Vieil and Varades.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay

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