Bourgon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bourgon: highlights and tourist information

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Bourgon is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 24 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Bourgon is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 12 km and Fougeres at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourgon, 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 Bourgon in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Mayenne

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

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)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (35km)

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

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

Bourgon is in the center of France. 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