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Chalons-du-Maine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chalons-du-Maine in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 14 km from Chalons-du-Maine

Visit Chalons-du-Maine: highlights and tourist information

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Chalons-du-Maine is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 14 km and Jublains at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chalons-du-Maine, 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 Chalons-du-Maine in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 18 km (direction east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of...

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


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

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

See Vitre guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


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

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

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chalons-du-Maine


Markets in and near Chalons-du-Maine

  • Andouille: market Thursday (10km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (16km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (25km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (34km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (37km)

More information about Chalons-du-Maine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chalons-du-Maine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)
  • Vitre (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (33km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (35km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (41km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (46km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (25km)
  • La Cropte (25km)
  • Juvigne (30km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (36km)
  • Coudray (41km)

Geography and distances

Chalons-du-Maine is in the center of France at 14 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chalons-du-Maine is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalons-du-Maine

Canton: Argentré

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53470

Distance to Chalons-du-Maine

from Laval (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 621 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 Chalons-du-Maine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gesnes, La Bazouge-Des-Alleux, La Chapelle-Anthenaise, Louverne, Martigne-sur-Mayenne, Sace and Saint-Cenere.

This page in French: Visiter Chalons-du-Maine

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