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Argentre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argentre in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 10 km from Argentre

Visit Argentre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 10 km and Evron at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Argentre, 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 Argentre in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Laval guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine...

See Solesmes guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Argentre


Markets in and near Argentre

  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (15km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (16km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (29km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (35km)
  • Craon: market Monday (35km)

More information about Argentre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Argentre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (29km)
  • Vitre (42km)
  • La Fleche (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (35km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (40km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (32km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (39km)
  • Source - Couesnon (40km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (43km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (52km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (18km)
  • Coudray (33km)
  • Juvigne (33km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)
  • Chenille-Change (43km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)

Geography and distances

Argentre is in the center of France at 10 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Argentre is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argentre

Canton: Argentré

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53210

Distance to Argentre

from Laval (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 622 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 Argentre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonchamp-les-Laval, Force, La Chapelle-Anthenaise, Louvigne, Saint-Cenere and Soulge-sur-Ouette.

This page in French: Visiter Argentre

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