Bourgon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 12 km from Bourgon

Visit Bourgon: highlights and tourist information

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Bourgon 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 Bourgon in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 12 km and Fougeres at 23 km.

Bourgon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

See Fougeres guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


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

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

See Rennes guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 64 km (direction east-north-east), 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

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Map of places to visit near Bourgon


Markets in and near Bourgon

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (12km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Bourgon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bourgon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (12km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (16km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (17km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (31km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (36km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (45km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (4km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (7km)
  • Étang de la Valière (11km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (11km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (11km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (16km)
  • Source - Couesnon (16km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (26km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (7km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • La Cropte (49km)
  • Coudray (52km)

Geography and distances

Bourgon is in the center of France at 24 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bourgon is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourgon

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53410

Distance to Bourgon

from Laval (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 652 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 Bourgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Erbree, La Croixille, Launay-Villiers, Montautour, Prince, Saint-M-Herve and Saint-Pierre-la-Cour.

This page in French: Visiter Bourgon