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Vaudelnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaudelnay in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 3 km from Vaudelnay

Visit Vaudelnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 3 km and Chateau de Saumur at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaudelnay, 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 Vaudelnay in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 18 km (direction south), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
 
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Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontevraud Abbey guide
Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Montsoreau

Montsoreau

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-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 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin collegiate church guide
Candes-Saint-Martin

Candes-Saint-Martin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Candes-Saint-Martin guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will also enjoy...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide
Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon

Castle at 33 km (direction east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Chinon guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
Chinon

Chinon

at 34 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 d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Ussé guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaudelnay

 
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Markets in and near Vaudelnay

  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (9km)
  • Saumur: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (17km)
  • Montsoreau: market Sunday (21km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Loudun: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Vaudelnay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vaudelnay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (4km)
  • Loudun (25km)

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 (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (10km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaudelnay is in the western-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Vaudelnay is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaudelnay

Canton: Montreuil-Bellay

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49260

Distance to Vaudelnay

from Angers (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 450 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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 Vaudelnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouille-Loretz, Brossay, Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Montreuil-Bellay, Saint-Macaire-du-Bois and Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay.

This page in French: Visiter Vaudelnay

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