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Le Puy-Notre-Dame

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

Small town character, she has a beautiful college which dominates the surrounding landscape and offers a mixture of Gothic Poitou and Anjou. It is now the largest wine-growing town of Saumur. 70 producers operating 1500 hectares spread over the towns of Puy-Notre-Dame, Vaudelnay of Brossay and Saint-Macaire-du-Bois.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Puy-Notre-Dame
Tourism labels
Latitude47.1248790 (N 47° 7’ 30”)
Longitude-0.2298860 (W 0° 13’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 32m to 106m
Surface area16.04 km²
Population1271 inhabitants
Density79 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (52 km, 52 min)
Insee code49253
IntercommunalityCA Saumur Loire Développement
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Vaudelnay3.6 km (7 min)
Saint-Macaire-du-Bois4.6 km (7 min)
Brossay5.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Sanzay6.5 km (11 min)
Les Verchers-sur-Layon6.6 km (12 min)
Bouillé-Loretz7.6 km (9 min)
Montreuil-Bellay7.9 km (10 min)
Doué-la-Fontaine9.1 km (13 min)
Cizay-la-Madeleine9.5 km (20 min)
Montfort9.6 km (17 min)
Antoigné11.2 km (17 min)
Argenton-l'Église11.4 km (13 min)
Passavant-sur-Layon13.1 km (19 min)
Concourson-sur-Layon13.3 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Guided tour of the town of Puy-Notre-Dame by the Heritage Preservation Association Every Tuesday in July and August.

Visit the cellar living fungus.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Grand Prize retro: the last weekend of July. Race over a hundred beautiful pre-war vehicles: old bangers, ex-grand prix racing cars, motorcycles and sidecars 1930s.


Living Silk - breeding silkworms in Puy
Living Silk - breeding silkworms in Puy
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Hiking through the vineyards.

Castles of Montreuil-Bellay, Brézé, Saumur and Angers.

Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine.

Black Frame Saumur.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Doué-la-Fontaine (11.3 km)
Horse ride or trek
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 100 € Roiffé (20 km)
Visit of the Royal Field of Chateau Gaillard
Culture and education7 € to 10 € Anché (39 km)
Les Jardins du Gué
Nature and the great outdoors5 € Lhoumois (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (25 km)
Historic city centre circuit
HikeEasy40 minAngers (46 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (49 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau-en-Mauges (58 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Montrevault-sur-Èvre (60 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals