Bais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jublains at 9 km from Bais

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Bais 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 Bais in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jublains at 9 km and Evron at 11 km.

Bais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jublains

Jublains

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Jublains guide
Evron

Evron

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Evron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 19 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
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 27 km (direction east-north-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
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 29 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
Saulges

Saulges

at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Saulges guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 33 km (direction south), 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
Laval

Laval

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laval guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

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

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but the town...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide

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Markets in and near Bais

  • Evron: market Thursday (11km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (12km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (29km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (30km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (32km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Bais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (46km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (22km)
  • La Cropte (34km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (36km)
  • Coulaines (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bais is in the center of France at 36 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bais is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bais

Canton: Bais

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53160

Distance to Bais

from Laval (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 340 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 600 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 Bais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champgeneteux, Hambers, Ize and Trans.

This page in French: Visiter Bais