Vaudelnay tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Vaudelnay

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

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


  • 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

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (20km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (28km)
  • Eglise Abbatial de Saint Jouin (Saint-Jouin-de-Marnes) (30km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du château du Rivau (41km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (43km)
  • Parc de Lathan (47km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Vaudelnay 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 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