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Somloire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Somloire in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 23 km from Somloire

Visit Somloire: highlights and tourist information

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Somloire is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 23 km and Thouars at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Somloire, 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 Somloire in Pays de la Loire.

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

Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 31 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned by...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
 
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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 38 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views across...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy the...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 49 km (direction east-south-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 49 km (direction east-south-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 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide

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Map of places to visit near Somloire

 
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Markets in and near Somloire

  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (16km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (21km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (31km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (31km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (31km)

Hotels near Somloire

More information about Somloire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Somloire, France

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

National Monuments

  • Oiron Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (40km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (44km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (10km)
  • Jardins du Pin (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Somloire is in the western-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Somloire is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Somloire

Canton: Vihiers

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49360

Distance to Somloire

from Angers (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 718 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Somloire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Plaine and Saint-Paul-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Somloire

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