Turquant tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsoreau at 2 km and Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Turquant, 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 Turquant 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 Turquant

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

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

  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (4km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (5km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (24km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (39km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (46km)

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

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

Turquant 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 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