Saint-Macaire-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Macaire-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Macaire-du-Bois is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Macaire-du-Bois is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thouars at 16 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Macaire-du-Bois, 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-Macaire-du-Bois 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-Macaire-du-Bois

Markets in and near Saint-Macaire-du-Bois

  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (9km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (16km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (27km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (29km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Macaire-du-Bois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Macaire-du-Bois, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (9km)
  • Loudun (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (38km)
  • Parc de Lathan (51km)
  • Jardins du Pin (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (8km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Macaire-du-Bois

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Saint-Macaire-du-Bois

from Angers (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 453 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 620 km

Getting here

Saint-Macaire-du-Bois 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-Macaire-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Loretz, Brossay, Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Les Verchers-sur-Layon, Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay and Vaudelnay.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Macaire-du-Bois