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Yzernay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Yzernay in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 28 km from Yzernay

Visit Yzernay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 28 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 31 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Yzernay, 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 Yzernay in Pays de la Loire.

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

Aubigne-sur-Layon

Aubigne-sur-Layon

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 31 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 37 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide
 
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Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide
Clisson

Clisson

at 45 km (direction west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide
Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a medieval castle...

See Vouvant guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Saumur

Saumur

at 54 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saumur guide
Parthenay

Parthenay

at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at its...

See Parthenay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Yzernay

 
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Markets in and near Yzernay

  • Mauleon: market Friday (11km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (14km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (25km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (30km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)

Hotels near Yzernay

More information about Yzernay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Yzernay, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (45km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (50km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (3km)
  • Jardins du Pin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Yzernay is in the western-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Yzernay is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Yzernay

Canton: Cholet 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49360

Distance to Yzernay

from Angers (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 475 km

from Nice: 723 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Yzernay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Plaine, Maulevrier and Toutlemonde.

This page in French: Visiter Yzernay

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