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

Common French new, Blaison-Saint-Sulpice was born on January 1, 2016 of the merger of Blaison-Gohier and Saint-Sulpice. It is located in the heart of Maine-et-Loire, in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Center-Val de Loire. About twenty kilometers away, the tourist sites of Angers open their doors as well as the charming town of Ponts-de-Cé.

Populated since Prehistory, the territory of Blaison-Saint-Sulpice develops in small village from the ninth century. The construction of a castle in Blaison-Gohier, in the eleventh century, offers a new stature to the municipality. Long time turned towards agriculture and viticulture, it gradually became, in the twentieth century, a tourist commune and appreciated by visiting visitors.

Even today, it is possible to discover on this new town of the vestiges of a rich and interesting past.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude47.4002310 (N 47° 24’ 1”)
Longitude-0.3717440 (W 0° 22’ 18”)
AltitudeFrom 18m to 91m
Surface area24.35 km²
Population1277 inhabitants
Density52 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (22 km, 28 min)
Insee code49029
IntercommunalityCC Loire Layon Aubance
TerritoriesAnjou, Loire Valley
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Loire-Authion6.1 km (9 min)
Les Garennes sur Loire8.9 km (13 min)
Brissac Loire Aubance9.5 km (14 min)
La Ménitré10.2 km (14 min)
Mazé-Milon13.7 km (17 min)
Les Ponts-de-Cé14.6 km (21 min)
Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance15 km (18 min)
Gennes-Val-de-Loire16 km (17 min)
Beaufort-en-Anjou16.7 km (20 min)
Soulaines-sur-Aubance18.6 km (22 min)
Cornillé-les-Caves19.8 km (25 min)
Trélazé21 km (24 min)
Le Plessis-Grammoire22 km (27 min)
Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou24 km (28 min)
Sarrigné25 km (27 min)

Things to see and do

Classified as Historical Monuments, the church of Saint-Aubin takes place on the former town of Blaison-Gohier. Built in the Middle Ages, it features several elements from the 12th and 15th centuries. The area also has several castles and other mansions such as those of La Boutonnière of the seventeenth century, Chemant of the sixteenth century, La Giraudière, or even Jouralan of the sixteenth century. The town also has a 12th century castle rebuilt between the 15th and 16th centuries. Be sure to admire the menhir of Treumières, which testifies to a very ancient human presence in the region.

In part classified and registered with the Historic Monuments, the castle of Ambroise is a private property that it is possible to admire. Old castle, the house has been redesigned many times. Also on the former commune of Saint-Sulpice, it is possible to admire the church of the same name, also listed in the Historic Monuments.

While walking in Blaison-Saint-Sulpice, one can discover several old washhouses, an old presbytery, as well as different windmills.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

The donkey festival is held in May with its traditional garage sale, donkey rides and sales of musical instruments.

At the beginning of August, the municipality organizes the festival of the threshing with numerous animations allowing to discover the traditions of formerly.


Saint- Sulpice - Castle and park Ambrose
Saint- Sulpice - Castle and park Ambrose
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Charming village of Blaison -Gohier
Charming village of Blaison -Gohier
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Church of Saint -Sulpice
Church of Saint -Sulpice
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Saint- Aubin Church
Saint- Aubin Church
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Saint- Aubin Church
Saint- Aubin Church
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Stained glass window of the church of Saint -Sulpice
Stained glass window of the church of Saint -Sulpice
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Wednesday 17 august
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
Thursday 18 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 27°C
Friday 19 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 27°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
L'Etang amusement park
Entertainment8 € to 9 € Brissac Loire Aubance (6.5 km)
Discovery walk and activities with llamas
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Tuffalun (12.3 km)
Treasure hunt to discover Angers
Entertainment4 € Angers (15.7 km)
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 27 € Doué-en-Anjou (17.5 km)
Traditional boat ride on the Loire
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 15 € Bouchemaine (18 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minGennes-Val-de-Loire (12.3 km)
Bike tour "the Loop of the Loir"
All-terrain bike itineraryIntermediate2h10Seiches-sur-le-Loir (20 km)
Loir Loop Interpretive Trail
HikeIntermediate2h55Seiches-sur-le-Loir (23 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (25 km)
Botanical circuit of the Val d'Argance
HikeEasy20 minDurtal (32 km)


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