Craon travel guide
Visit Craon: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Laval at 29 km from Craon
Location: Craon is situated in the Mayenne department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the center of France at 29 km from Laval, the department capital. (General information: Craon is 269 km from Paris and 401 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Craon: weekly market: Monday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Craon: these include Laval at 29 km and Vitre at 37 km. Parc et jardins du château de Craon is a listed remarkable garden at 1 km and Chateau-Gontier is a listed secteur sauvegarde at 18 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Craon, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Craon
Note that all distances from Craon shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Craon holidays and travel
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Markets near Craon
- Craon: market every Monday (0km)
- Renaze: market every Friday (10km)
- Chateau-Gontier: market every Thursday & (18km)
- Segre: market every Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
- Pouance: market every Thursday (20km)
- La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market every Tuesday (24km)
- Laval: market every Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
- Le Lion-d'Angers: market every Friday (30km)
- Port-Brillet: market every Tuesday (30km)
- Meslay-du-Maine: market every Friday (32km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Craon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Craon map below.
Recommended Detour Chateau-Gontier (18km); Vitre (36km)
Remarkable Garden Parc et jardins du château de Craon (1km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Chateau-Gontier (18km); Coudray (23km); Chenille-Change (26km); La Cropte (36km)
Map of places to visit near Craon & Location Information
Distance to Craon
from Laval (local prefecture): 29 km
from Paris: 269 km
from Calais: 401 km
from Nice: 786 km
from Bordeaux: 335 km
from Strasbourg: 649 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Mayenne is in the center of France. Most visitors arrive here from the cross channel ports of Saint Malo and Caen, the jorney only taking a couple of hours. For driving distances to Craon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Craon