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Photo is of Vitre at 28 km from Ballots

Visit Ballots: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 28 km and Laval at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ballots, 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 Ballots in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vitre

Vitre

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide
Laval

Laval

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide
 
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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Evron

Evron

at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 58 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 60 km (direction 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 60 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide

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Map of places to visit near Ballots

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Markets in and near Ballots

  • Craon: market Monday (9km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (11km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (20km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (26km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Ballots, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ballots, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (27km)
  • Vitre (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (9km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (39km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (20km)
  • Étang de la Valière (24km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (29km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (32km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (39km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (50km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (53km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (32km)
  • Chenille-Change (36km)
  • Juvigne (37km)
  • La Cropte (42km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ballots is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Ballots is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ballots

Canton: Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53350

Distance to Ballots

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 399 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Ballots from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Roe, La Selle-Craonnaise, Laubrieres, Livre and Niafles.

This page in French: Visiter Ballots

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