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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 27 km from Aze

Visit Aze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 27 km and Saulges at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aze, 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 Aze in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


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

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and...

See Angers guide


at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Aze


Markets in and near Aze

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (2km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (17km)
  • Craon: market Monday (20km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (22km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (25km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Aze, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Aze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (1km)
  • Vitre (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (20km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (36km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (40km)
  • Étang de la Valière (47km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (5km)
  • Chenille-Change (14km)
  • La Cropte (21km)

Geography and distances

Aze is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Aze is 252 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aze

Canton: Château-Gontier-Est

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Aze

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 252 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 332 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 Aze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Gontier, Coudray, Fromentieres, Gennes-sur-Glaize, Loigne-sur-Mayenne, Longuefuye, Menil and Saint-Fort.

This page in French: Visiter Aze

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