Bouchamps-les-Craon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 33 km from Bouchamps-les-Craon

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Bouchamps-les-Craon 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 Bouchamps-les-Craon in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 33 km and Vitre at 38 km.

Bouchamps-les-Craon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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

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

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

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

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

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at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain why it...

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at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

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

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

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

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 58 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 62 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Bouchamps-les-Craon

  • Craon: market Monday (4km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (5km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (16km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (21km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Cande: market Monday (28km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (29km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Bouchamps-les-Craon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouchamps-les-Craon, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (22km)
  • Vitre (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (5km)
  • Jardins du Pin (46km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (29km)
  • Étang de la Valière (34km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (38km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (41km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (48km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (49km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (59km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (60km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (26km)
  • Chenille-Change (28km)
  • La Cropte (40km)

Geography and distances

Bouchamps-les-Craon is in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bouchamps-les-Craon is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouchamps-les-Craon

Canton: Craon

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53800

Distance to Bouchamps-les-Craon

from Laval (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Bouchamps-les-Craon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherance, Craon, La Boissiere, La Selle-Craonnaise, Niafles, Renaze, Saint-Martin-du-Limet and Saint-Saturnin-du-Limet.

This page in French: Visiter Bouchamps-les-Craon