Chatres-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatres-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Chatres-la-Foret is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chatres-la-Foret is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Evron at 4 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatres-la-Foret, 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 Chatres-la-Foret 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 Chatres-la-Foret

Markets in and near Chatres-la-Foret

  • Evron: market Thursday (4km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (26km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (31km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (33km)

More information about Chatres-la-Foret, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chatres-la-Foret, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (29km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (33km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (20km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (30km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)
  • Juvigne (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatres-la-Foret

Canton: Évron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53600

Distance to Chatres-la-Foret

from Laval (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 772 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

Chatres-la-Foret 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 Chatres-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Evron, Livet, Neau, Saint-Christophe-du-Luat, Saint-Leger and Sainte-Suzanne.

This page in French: Visiter Chatres-la-Foret