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Chemaze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 27 km from Chemaze

Visit Chemaze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 27 km and Laval at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chemaze, 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 Chemaze in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

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Laval

Laval

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 36 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
 
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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting...

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years...

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Angers

Angers

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and...

See Angers guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 42 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

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

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

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Evron

Evron

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide

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Map of places to visit near Chemaze

 
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Markets in and near Chemaze

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (7km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Craon: market Monday (15km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (18km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (21km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (24km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (31km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (32km)

More information about Chemaze, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chemaze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (7km)
  • Vitre (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (15km)
  • Jardins du Pin (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (39km)
  • Étang de la Valière (45km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (45km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (10km)
  • Chenille-Change (13km)
  • La Cropte (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chemaze is in the center of France at 32 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Chemaze is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemaze

Canton: Château-Gontier-Ouest

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Chemaze

from Laval (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 400 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 638 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 Chemaze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ampoigne, Chateau-Gontier, Laigne, Saint-Fort and Saint-Sauveur-de-Flee.

This page in French: Visiter Chemaze

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