Aron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mayenne (town) at 5 km from Aron

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aron in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 5 km and Jublains at 6 km.

Aron, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Evron guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laval guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 39 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the river and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide

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

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Markets in and near Aron

  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (4km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (21km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (21km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (34km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Aron, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Aron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (25km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (37km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (48km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (51km)
  • Sassy (59km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)
  • Source - Couesnon (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (46km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (46km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (47km)
  • Étang de la Valière (50km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (10km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (24km)
  • Juvigne (36km)
  • La Cropte (38km)

Geography and distances

Aron is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Aron is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aron

Canton: Mayenne-Est

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53440

Distance to Aron

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 342 km

from Nice: 791 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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 Aron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belgeard, Commer, Grazay, Jublains, La Bazoge-Montpincon, Marcille-la-Ville, Mayenne, Moulay, Saint-Baudelle and Saint-Fraimbault-de-Prieres.

This page in French: Visiter Aron