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Chaudefonds-sur-Layon

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Maine-et-Loire

Chaudefonds-sur-Layon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Maine-et-Loire
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Located on the left bank of the Layon river channeled under Louis XVI, is a village surrounded by vineyards famous for their vineyards. In 1244, this village was called Calidus fons, which means "hot spring" because the source of La Madeleine, operated in the Middle Ages to treat bone diseases. From 15th to 19th century Chaudefonds was also an important place of lime production, as evidenced by the many furnaces still visible, including several in the village.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChaudefonds-sur-Layon
Postcode49290
Latitude47.3262790 (N 47° 19’ 35”)
Longitude-0.7057139 (W 0° 42’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 12m to 95m
Surface area14.77 km²
Population981 inhabitants
Density66 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (33 km, 33 min)
Insee code49082
IntercommunalityCC Loire Layon
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Chalonnes-sur-Loire6.7 km (8 min)
Rochefort-sur-Loire7.1 km (11 min)
Val-du-Layon8.5 km (9 min)
Béhuard10.2 km (16 min)
Savennières10.5 km (16 min)
Denée11.3 km (16 min)
Beaulieu-sur-Layon11.4 km (14 min)
La Possonnière13.1 km (18 min)
Saint-Georges-sur-Loire13.5 km (15 min)
Mauges-sur-Loire15.7 km (19 min)
Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix16.5 km (22 min)
Chemillé-en-Anjou17 km (18 min)
Mozé-sur-Louet17.8 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Exhibitions and events at the library all year.

Photos

The bridge Layon
The bridge Layon
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Laundry
Laundry
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Site Malécot
Site Malécot
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Vignoble des Coteaux du Layon
Vignoble des Coteaux du Layon
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Mills of Ardenay
Mills of Ardenay
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Doué-la-Fontaine (32 km)
Natural'Parc
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 13 € Orée-d'Anjou (37 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (12.2 km)
Historic city centre circuit
HikeEasy40 minAngers (19.5 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Montrevault-sur-Èvre (21 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau-en-Mauges (26 km)
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (36 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels