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Thouarce tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thouarce in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 7 km from Thouarce

Visit Thouarce: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 7 km and Chateau de Brissac at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thouarce, 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 Thouarce 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 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Angers

Angers

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
 
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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also...

See Montsoreau guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is one...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thouarce

 
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Markets in and near Thouarce

Market days in Thouarce: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (18km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (19km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (20km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Thouarce, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Thouarce, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (30km)
  • Loudun (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (32km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (27km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (17km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thouarce is in the western-centre of France at 23 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Thouarce is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thouarce

Canton: Thouarcé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49380

Distance to Thouarce

from Angers (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 723 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 631 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 Thouarce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavagnes, Faveraye-Machelles, Faye-d'Anjou, Martigne-Briand, Notre-Dame-d'Allencon and Rablay-sur-Layon.

This page in French: Visiter Thouarce

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