Somloire tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Somloire

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)

More information about Somloire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Somloire, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Somloire 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 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