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

The town is located between the Loire and Authion. The first human occupation dates from the Gallo-Roman Saint-Martin-de-la-Place was located on one of the few crossings of the Loire. The development is accelerating the construction of the lifting in the 12th century. Combining agriculture and varied activities related to the river (inland water transport, fisheries), the town experienced its heyday in the 19th century. It has kept its part Loire and offers its visitors a magnificent view on the south bank of the Loire.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.3160440 (N 47° 18’ 58”)
Longitude-0.1385430 (W 0° 8’ 19”)
AltitudeFrom 20m to 29m
Surface area14.84 km²
Population1192 inhabitants
Density80 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (38 km, 44 min)
Insee code49304
IntercommunalityCC Loire-Longué
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Clément-des-Levées5.3 km (8 min)
Les Rosiers-sur-Loire8.6 km (12 min)
Saumur9.5 km (12 min)
Longué-Jumelles9.8 km (14 min)
Gennes-Val-de-Loire9.9 km (14 min)
Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent10.9 km (15 min)
Villebernier12.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Philbert-du-Peuple14.1 km (18 min)
Varrains14.5 km (19 min)
Vivy14.6 km (17 min)
Blou14.9 km (20 min)
Distré15 km (16 min)
Dampierre-sur-Loire15.3 km (21 min)
Souzay-Champigny15.8 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Doué-la-Fontaine (19.4 km)
Horse ride or trek
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 100 € Roiffé (26 km)
French-style square foot gardening course
Culture and education5 € to 7 € Azay-le-Rideau (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (7.6 km)
Historic city centre circuit
HikeEasy40 minAngers (36 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (44 km)
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (45 km)
Brissarthe Church - The Hague Castle
HikeIntermediate3h00Brissarthe (49 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals