Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 2 km and Angers at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance, 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-Melaine-sur-Aubance 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-Melaine-sur-Aubance

Markets in and near Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance

  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (4km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (9km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (25km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (59km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)
  • La Fleche (48km)
  • Loudun (59km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (46km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (28km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance

Canton: Ponts-de-Cé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49610

Distance to Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance

from Angers (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 433 km

from Nice: 729 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance 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-Melaine-sur-Aubance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brissac-Quince, Juigne-sur-Loire, La Dagueniere, Moze-sur-Louet, Saint-Jean-Des-Mauvrets, Saint-Saturnin-sur-Loire, Saint-Sulpice, Soulaines-sur-Aubance and Vauchretien.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance