Where to stay around Maine-et-Loire?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 566 holiday lettings near Maine-et-Loire. From 184 houses to 140 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maine-et-Loire is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Maine-et-Loire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Maine-et-Loire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Saumur: 344 holiday homes
  • Angers: 146 holiday homes
  • Loiré: 26 holiday homes
  • Cholet: 75 holiday homes
  • Fontevraud-l'Abbaye: 316 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Maine-et-Loire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Maine-et-Loire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Maine-et-Loire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Saumur: 344 holiday lettings
  • Angers: 146 holiday lettings
  • Loiré: 26 holiday lettings
  • Cholet: 75 holiday lettings
  • Fontevraud-l'Abbaye: 316 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Maine-et-Loire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Maine-et-Loire are:

  • Saumur (XSU): 547 self catering accommodations
  • Angers St Laud Airport (QXG): 248 self catering accommodations
  • Angers-Loire Airport (ANE): 253 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Maine-et-Loire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Maine-et-Loire. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Parc de Moine: 122 holiday rentals
  • Fontevaud Abbey: 570 holiday rentals
  • Gratien & Meyer: 562 holiday rentals
  • Maison du Vin de l'Anjou: 245 holiday rentals
  • Castle Montivert: 338 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maine-et-Loire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or chateaux in Maine-et-Loire, France your home away from home

Maine et Loire is an agricultural department of Western France attracting over 2 million visitors a year. With a huge variety of landscapes, ranging from deep forest covered hills to the rich orchards and vineyards of the Loire Valley and from the meandering rivers of the interior to the rocky coastline of the south.

Things to do on holiday in Maine-et-Loire, France

Drawn by the castles, chateaux and abbeys of Maine-et-Loire, travellers are always surprised by the magnificent natural beauty and parks of the department. The medieval architecture is spectacular and will fascinate anyone with a slight interest in history or architecture.

When staying in a holiday rental in Maine-et-Loire, a visit to the troglodyte caves is a great way to spend an afternoon. The thousands of miles of tunnels have been used for a variety of uses over the centuries, including wine cellars, art galleries and of course, shelter.

Walking and cycling holidays to a gite in Maine-et-Loire, France never disappoint. The vast expanses of wide open countryside and numerous places of interest mean that there is always something on the horizon to intrigue and excite. The rivers of Maine-et-Loire are excellent places to fish, go rafting or canoe.

Places to holiday in Maine-et-Loire, France

Angers, Maine-et-Loire’s capital, is a historic town on the banks of the River Maine. Angers is the home to a 101 meter tapestry from the medieval era, depicting the Bible’s prophecy of the end of the

Saumur, despite being best known for its champagne, draws many visitors from their gites or villas in Maine-et-Loire to the Ecole National d’Equitation. Here, over 400 horses and coaches are trained to Olympic standards. The huge Chateau de Saumur holds two museums. One dedicated to the town’s favourite pastime, horses, and the other to decorative arts. Both are extremely worth visiting from a holiday rental in Maine-et-Loire.

Weather in Maine-et-Loire, France

With a mild climate, both in summer and winter, there is never a bad time to take a holiday villa in Maine-et-Loire. Summer temperatures average around 26°C, whist winter temperatures remain around 8°C.

Flights to Maine-et-Loire, France

There are a number of ways to reach your holiday rental in Maine-et-Loire. Depending on your departure point from the UK, Flybe provide services to Rennes (ZFJ) and Angers (ANE), and Ryanair provide cheap flights to Tours (TUF) and Nantes (NTE).

Attractions in and around Maine-et-Loire

First time in Maine-et-Loire and looking for places to see? Local attractions include Terra Botanica and Bioparc de Doué la Fontaine. Don't miss landmarks such as Chateau d'Angers and Angers Cathedral, and unique cultural highlights such as Musee des Beaux-Arts and Musee Jean Lurat et de la Tapisserie Contemporaine. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Parc de Beaupreau and Parc de Moine. Fun activities in the city include Maison du Vin de l'Anjou, Anjou Golf and Country Club and Langlois-Chateau. While in town, you may want to visit popular attractions such as Chateau de Brissac, Chateau de Serrant or Chateau du Plessis Bourre. Other popular places to visit in town include Chateau de Saumur, Chateau de Breze and Chateau de Montsoreau.