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

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

Turquant has a particular geographical location:

At the heart of the UNESCO site Loire Valley;

At the heart of the Regional Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine;

Between Saumur and Fontevraud, on the border of three districts and three regions;

Between the Loire and hillside cave.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude47.2232480 (N 47° 13’ 24”)
Longitude0.0281870 (E 0° 1’ 41”)
AltitudeFrom 26m to 103m
Surface area7.86 km²
Population599 inhabitants
Density76 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (76 km, 57 min)
Insee code49358
IntercommunalityCA Saumur Loire Développement
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Parnay1.8 km (3 min)
Souzay-Champigny3.3 km (5 min)
Montsoreau3.6 km (8 min)
Varennes-sur-Loire3.9 km (6 min)
Candes-Saint-Martin4.1 km (7 min)
Dampierre-sur-Loire4.4 km (6 min)
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye6.9 km (9 min)
Chouzé-sur-Loire8.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne8.8 km (10 min)
Saumur9.8 km (13 min)
Villebernier10.1 km (11 min)
Chacé10.3 km (16 min)
Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg10.4 km (18 min)
Brézé10.7 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Turquant today is characterized by a strong dynamic tourism: the path and crafts heritage includes a dozen craftsmen, half in sumptuous workshops cave. Cultural season of thirty dates underpins the vitality of the town. All fields are explored cultural music, theater, crafts, book ...

Two hiking trails to discover: the heritage interpretive trail and small circuit Cities starting character position of the church. Not to mention the circuit of the Loire à Vélo which passes the cave site. An offer of accommodation and food in troglos has also developed and welcomes visitors throughout the year.

Places of interest



Village Crafts - Panoramic View
Village Crafts - Panoramic View
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Village Crafts - Before the workshops
Village Crafts - Before the workshops
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Workshop troglodyte night
Workshop troglodyte night
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Crafts Shop in Troglo
Crafts Shop in Troglo
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Great Vignolle - Domain Filliatreau - in the snow
Great Vignolle - Domain Filliatreau - in the snow
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Thursday 8 december
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C
Friday 9 december
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
Saturday 10 december
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Monuments : Montsoreau castle, abbey of Fontevraud, castle of Brézé, Chinon Castle Museum of Saumur national riding school, wine cellars...

Leisure activities : boat cruises Loire, kayak, bike rentals within 10 km from the village.

Loire Cycling.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride or trek
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 100 € Roiffé (12.1 km)
Visit of the Royal Field of Chateau Gaillard
Culture and education7 € to 10 € Anché (22 km)
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Doué-la-Fontaine (27 km)
Fun dog hiking trip with a Siberian Husky
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 25 € Jaulnay (42 km)
Outing with a musher and their pack of Siberian Huskies
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 98 € Jaulnay (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (24 km)
Hamlet of La Basse Chevrière
Village visitEasy3h00Saché (39 km)
Mysteries and old stones
HikeEasy3h00Saché (39 km)
Barn Vaugarni
HikeEasy2h00Pont-de-Ruan (42 km)
HikeEasy1h30Nouâtre (44 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals