Chatelain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatelain: highlights and tourist information

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Chatelain is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 32 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chatelain is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 22 km and Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatelain, 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 Chatelain in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Chatelain

Markets in and near Chatelain

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (9km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (16km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (19km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (22km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Craon: market Monday (27km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (32km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (32km)

More information about Chatelain, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chatelain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chatelain.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (8km)
  • La Fleche (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (27km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (45km)
  • Jardins du Pin (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (34km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (46km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (53km)
  • Étang de la Valière (53km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (4km)
  • Chenille-Change (13km)
  • La Cropte (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatelain

Canton: Bierné

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Chatelain

from Laval (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 624 km

Getting here

Chatelain 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 Chatelain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Notre-Dame, Bierne, Coudray, Gennes-sur-Glaize, Saint-Laurent-Des-Mortiers and Saint-Michel-de-Feins.

This page in French: Visiter Chatelain