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Chailland tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chailland in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 19 km from Chailland

Visit Chailland: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 19 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chailland, 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 Chailland in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


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

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

See Vitre guide


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

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction,...

See Fougeres guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chailland


Markets in and near Chailland

  • Andouille: market Thursday (8km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (27km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (34km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Chailland, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chailland, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (0km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (16km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (17km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (20km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (23km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (23km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (23km)
  • Étang de la Valière (26km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (28km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (12km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (32km)
  • La Cropte (41km)

Geography and distances

Chailland is in the center of France at 19 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chailland is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chailland

Canton: Chailland

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53420

Distance to Chailland

from Laval (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 805 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Chailland from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Baconniere, La Bigottiere, Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume and Saint-Hilaire-du-Maine.

This page in French: Visiter Chailland

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