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

Located in the heart of Angers agglomeration Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou is in the Maine-et-Loire, in Pays de la Loire. city ​​so in the countryside, it offers residents and visitors a pleasant and relaxing.

Today highly developed economically, the city has the largest industrial park department, Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou is a former farming village has really gained prominence in the nineteenth century.

The town is popular with visitors for its architecture, typical of this part of Maine-et-Loire, as well as green spaces. The parks are plentiful in the area and are perfect to do some walks with family or friends. The various entertainment offered throughout the year are also the success of the city.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.4686070 (N 47° 28’ 7”)
Longitude-0.4957510 (W 0° 29’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 22m to 49m
Surface area14.58 km²
Population9179 inhabitants
Density629 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAngers (12.3 km, 16 min)
Insee code49267
IntercommunalityCA Angers Loire Métropole
TerritoryAnjou, Loire Valley
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Trélazé4.2 km (9 min)
Le Plessis-Grammoire6.9 km (10 min)
Verrières-en-Anjou7.6 km (12 min)
Les Ponts-de-Cé8.7 km (13 min)
Écouflant9.3 km (13 min)
Sainte-Gemmes-sur-Loire10.3 km (15 min)
Sarrigné10.6 km (14 min)
Angers12.1 km (15 min)
Juigné-sur-Loire12.4 km (13 min)
Beaucouzé13.2 km (20 min)
Mûrs-Erigné13.4 km (13 min)
Briollay13.4 km (14 min)
Bouchemaine14 km (18 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Linières14.1 km (16 min)
Avrillé14.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Classified as an historic monument, Castle Pignerolle takes place on an area of ​​over eighty hectares. Built on the eve of the French Revolution, in 1776, it was for the director of the Academy of Angers riding, Marcel April Pignerolle. Neoclassical style, it was built on the model of the Petit Trianon at Versailles. Today it unveils beautiful gardens in the French and English, play areas for kids, picnic areas, or a beautiful orangery. In the castle, a museum of communication has been installed, to discover the history of the printing inventions, the telegraph, cinema or television. The site also offers carriage rides, entertainment for children or visits one of Blockhouse Park.

The castle of Romanerie was listed as an historic monument in 1972, including its facades, roofs, its entrance gate or two wings overlooking the garden. Also listed historical monument, the manor of Ranloue, built in the sixteenth century, which once belonged to a family member of Nicolas Fouquet, Louis XIV. It is used to media today the town Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou.

The slate, or the church of the town, well worth a visit for their historical value and architectural beauty.

Walking through the town, one will discover several very pleasant parks, like that of Europe, the Jaudette, or gardens Pignerolle.

Saint-Barthélemy-d'Anjou offers a tour of the most beautiful mansions of the town with indications As the course.

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

The market is held every Tuesday morning.

In June, the festival Celebrate summer in Pignerolle is the opportunity to discover many animations in the castle of Pignerolle the park.

A Christmas market is also proposed in December.


Friday 20 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 21 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Wine tour and tasting at the heart of the vineyard
Local flavours5 € Vauchrétien (16.4 km)
Cap Loire discovery park
Culture and education4 € to 6 € Mauges-sur-Loire (30 km)
Dog sled ride
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 27 € Doué-la-Fontaine (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Historic city centre circuit
HikeEasy40 minAngers (4.8 km)
Between the Loire and the hedged farmland
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Fouilloux (15.3 km)
Rose Circuit
Village visitEasy40 minLes Rosiers-sur-Loire (24 km)
Brissarthe Church - The Hague Castle
HikeIntermediate3h00Brissarthe (26 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Montrevault-sur-Èvre (42 km)


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