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

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

The situation Chalonnes at the confluence of the Loire, Louet and Layon is particularly important. Formerly called "Calonne, the traces of settlement dating back to prehistory. City flourished since the Gallo-Roman, 360-370 evangelized to by a hermit "St Maurille" It is a city flowered ** and classified World Heritage by UNESCO. A tour inside the old Chalonnes worth a detour. A brisk trade, new neighborhoods, sports and cultural facilities make the city welcoming and lively.

Geographical information

Latitude47.3515060 (N 47° 21’ 5”)
Longitude-0.7628390 (W 0° 45’ 46”)
AltitudeFrom 10m to 99m
Surface area38.56 km²
Population6694 inhabitants
Density173 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (26 km, 26 min)
Insee code49063
IntercommunalityCC Loire Layon Aubance
TerritoriesAnjou, Loire Valley
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Chaudefonds-sur-Layon6.7 km (8 min)
Saint-Georges-sur-Loire6.8 km (7 min)
Mauges-sur-Loire9 km (11 min)
La Possonnière9.6 km (10 min)
Rochefort-sur-Loire9.9 km (13 min)
Champtocé-sur-Loire12.5 km (14 min)
Saint-Germain-des-Prés12.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Augustin-des-Bois13.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux13.7 km (15 min)
Savennières14.1 km (16 min)
Denée14.1 km (19 min)
Val-du-Layon14.2 km (14 min)
Ingrandes-Le Fresne sur Loire15.1 km (18 min)
Beaulieu-sur-Layon15.4 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

All events on the Tourist Office website.


Church St. Maurille on banks of the Loire
Church St. Maurille on banks of the Loire
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Chapel of St. Barbara Mines on the Corniche Angevine
Chapel of St. Barbara Mines on the Corniche Angevine
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Vineyard Coteaux du Layon
Vineyard Coteaux du Layon
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the Layon
the Layon
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Toue, traditional boat on the Loire
Toue, traditional boat on the Loire
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Painting workshops
Painting workshops
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Wednesday 12 may
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
Thursday 13 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
Friday 14 may
Min. 6°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Jelet-mushing dog sledding
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 45 € Chaudefonds-sur-Layon (5.2 km)
L'Etang amusement park
Entertainment8 € to 9 € Brissac Loire Aubance (25 km)
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 27 € Doué-en-Anjou (33 km)
Artisanal salmon smokehouse tour
Arts and CraftsOrée d'Anjou (38 km)
Saumur Forest Aventures leisure park
Nature and the great outdoors23 € Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent (50 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Wine routes: Wild Loire and Angevine ledge
Car itineraryEasy1h00Savennières (8.8 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (10.7 km)
By bike, the fishing villages on the banks of the Loire
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Ingrandes-Le Fresne sur Loire (13.2 km)
Plessis Park of Chaudron-en-Mauges
HikeEasy2h00Montrevault-sur-Èvre (18 km)
Wine routes: Coteaux and Layon panoramas
Car itineraryEasy1h25Angers (20 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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