Bierne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solesmes at 18 km from Bierne

Visit Bierne: highlights and tourist information

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Bierne 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 Bierne in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 18 km and Saulges at 22 km.

Bierne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 23 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 38 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 38 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long, telling the...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 38 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide

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Markets in and near Bierne

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (13km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (15km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (15km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (16km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (24km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (30km)
  • Craon: market Monday (31km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (34km)

More information about Bierne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bierne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (12km)
  • La Fleche (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (31km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (35km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (46km)
  • Jardins du Pin (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (33km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (49km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (56km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (8km)
  • Chenille-Change (15km)
  • La Cropte (17km)

Geography and distances

Bierne is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bierne is 243 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bierne

Canton: Bierné

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53290

Distance to Bierne

from Laval (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 243 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 620 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 Bierne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Notre-Dame, Bouere, Chatelain, Gennes-sur-Glaize, Mire, Saint-Laurent-Des-Mortiers and Saint-Michel-de-Feins.

This page in French: Visiter Bierne