Vauchretien tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vauchretien: highlights and tourist information

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Vauchretien is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Vauchretien is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 3 km and Aubigne-sur-Layon at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vauchretien, 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 Vauchretien 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 Vauchretien

Markets in and near Vauchretien

  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (3km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (12km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (22km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Vauchretien, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vauchretien, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Vauchretien.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (33km)
  • La Fleche (50km)
  • Loudun (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (43km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (30km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vauchretien

Canton: Thouarcé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49320

Distance to Vauchretien

from Angers (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 725 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 628 km

Getting here

Vauchretien 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 Vauchretien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brissac-Quince, Faye-d'Anjou, Les Alleuds, Moze-sur-Louet, Notre-Dame-d'Allencon, Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance and Soulaines-sur-Aubance.

This page in French: Visiter Vauchretien