Turquant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Turquant in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Montsoreau at 2 km from Turquant

Visit Turquant: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Turquant in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsoreau at 2 km and Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church at 4 km.

Turquant, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Montsoreau guide
Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church

Church at 4 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin has numerous medieval statues incorporated in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

In the village of Candes-Saint-Martin, a 'most beautiful village in France', you...

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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 16 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

As well as the castle, Chinon has a very impressive medieval centre...

See Chinon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Chinon retains more medieval elements than most Loire Valley castles...

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Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 20 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

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Chateau du Rivau

Chateau du Rivau

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

One of the more modest castles in the region, both the Chateau...

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at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tavant is a small village but a visit to se the murals...

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Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

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at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

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Markets in and near Turquant

  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (2km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Avoine: market Friday (12km)
  • Bourgueil: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chinon: market Thursday all day & Sunday (18km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (21km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (23km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Turquant, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Turquant, France

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


  • Aquarium de Loudun (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (17km)
  • Loudun (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (54km)

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

Turquant is in the western-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Turquant is 251 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Turquant

Canton: Saumur-Sud

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49730

Distance to Turquant

from Angers (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 251 km

from Calais: 435 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 595 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 Turquant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Candes-Saint-Martin, Fontevraud l'Abbaye, Montsoreau, Parnay, Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Souzay-Champigny, Varennes-sur-Loire and Villebernier.

This page in French: Visiter Turquant