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Andouille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Andouille in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 12 km from Andouille

Visit Andouille: highlights and tourist information

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Andouille is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 12 km and Mayenne (town) at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Andouille, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Andouille in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 12 km (direction south)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 19 km (direction north-east)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 28 km (direction east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre...

See Vitre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied...

See Saulges guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Mayenne

Map of places to visit near Andouille


Markets in and near Andouille

Market days in Andouille: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Andouille: market Thursday (0km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (29km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (30km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (32km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Andouille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Andouille, France

What to do at Andouille? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Andouille.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (32km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (8km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (39km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (24km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (25km)
  • Source - Couesnon (25km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (30km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (37km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (20km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (27km)
  • La Cropte (33km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
  • Coudray (44km)

Geography and distances

Andouille is in the center of France at 12 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Andouille is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Andouille

Canton: Chailland

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53240

Distance to Andouille

from Laval (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 362 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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 Andouille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alexain, La Bigottiere, Montflours, Sace, Saint-Germain-d'Anxure, Saint-Germain-le-Fouilloux, Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume and Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne.

This page in French: Visiter Andouille

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