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Chammes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chammes in Mayenne

Photo is of Sainte-Suzanne at 3 km from Chammes

Visit Chammes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Suzanne at 3 km and Evron at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chammes, 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 Chammes in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Evron guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulges guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jublains guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Laval guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


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

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chammes


Markets in and near Chammes

  • Evron: market Thursday (9km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (19km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (26km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (31km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (31km)

More information about Chammes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chammes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)
  • La Fleche (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (22km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (16km)
  • Coudray (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km)
  • Coulaines (44km)
  • Chenille-Change (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)

Geography and distances

Chammes is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chammes is 219 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chammes

Canton: Sainte-Suzanne

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53270

Distance to Chammes

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 765 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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 Chammes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blandouet, Saint-Jean-sur-Erve, Saint-Leger and Sainte-Suzanne.

This page in French: Visiter Chammes

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