Tourism labels in Maine-et-Loire

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Maine-et-Loire listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Maine-et-Loire:

Cities of art and history in Maine-et-Loire

Angers

Saumur

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Maine-et-Loire:

Most beautiful villages of France in Maine-et-Loire

Montsoreau

 

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL DETOURS IN FRANCE

The label Plus beau détour de France, is awarded by an association to medium-sized French towns (2,000 to 20,000 inhabitants) located away from the major trunk roads which possess all-year-round tourist facilities, a rich built heritage and an interesting environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful detours in France in Maine-et-Loire:

Most beautiful detours in France in Maine-et-Loire

Baugé

Montreuil-Bellay

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Maine-et-Loire:

Green resorts in Maine-et-Loire

Baugé
Ingrandes
La Ménitré
Les Rosiers-sur-Loire

Maulévrier
Montreuil-Bellay
Pouancé
Saint-Martin-de-la-Place

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Maine-et-Loire:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Maine-et-Loire

Angers -
Aubigné-sur-Layon -
Chenillé-Changé -
Cholet -
Trélazé -
Avrillé -
Beaucouzé -
Beaufort-en-Vallée -
Doué-la-Fontaine -
Durtal -
Le Lion-d'Angers -
Le Plessis-Grammoire -
Les Ponts-de-Cé -
Marigné -
Montreuil-Bellay -
Montsoreau -
Pellouailles-les-Vignes -
Saint-Sylvain-d'Anjou -
Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire -
Béhuard -
Blaison-Gohier -
Bocé -
Bouchemaine -
Brain-sur-l'Authion -
Brissac-Quincé -
Candé -
Chacé -
Chemillé -
Combrée -
Cornillé-les-Caves -
Freigné -
Gennes -
Grez-Neuville -
Juigné-sur-Loire -
L'Hôtellerie-de-Flée -
Landemont -
Le Coudray-Macouard -
Le May-sur-Èvre -
Le Mesnil-en-Vallée -

Les Rosiers-sur-Loire -
Montfaucon-Montigné -
Montreuil-Juigné -
Nyoiseau -
Pouancé -
Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges -
Sainte-Gemmes-d'Andigné -
Saumur -
Segré -
Thouarcé -
Turquant -
Villevêque -
Armaillé -
Baugé -
Botz-en-Mauges -
Brain-sur-Longuenée -
Briollay -
Chalonnes-sur-Loire -
Champtocé-sur-Loire -
La Jaille-Yvon -
La Meignanne -
La Ménitré -
La Plaine -
La Pommeraye -
La Séguinière -
La Tessoualle -
Le Puy-Notre-Dame -
Longué-Jumelles -
Louerre -
Martigné-Briand -
Mazé -
Montjean-sur-Loire -
Pruillé -
Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné -
Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou -
Saint-Jean-des-Mauvrets -
Saint-Sigismond -
Soulaines-sur-Aubance -
Thorigné-d'Anjou -

 

SMALL TOWNS OF CHARACTER

The Small Towns of Character label is awarded to small towns with a consistent, high-quality built heritage that undertake to maintain their heritage and promote it among residents and visitors. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Small Towns of Character in Maine-et-Loire:

Small Towns of Character in Maine-et-Loire

Aubigné-sur-Layon
Baugé
Béhuard
Blaison-Gohier
Chênehutte-Trèves-Cunault
Denée
Le Coudray-Macouard

Le Puy-Notre-Dame
Le Thoureil
Montreuil-Bellay
Montsoreau
Saint-Florent-le-Vieil
Savennières
Turquant

 
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