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Cherance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cherance in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 33 km from Cherance

Visit Cherance: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 33 km and Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cherance, 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 Cherance in Pays de la Loire.

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

Laval

Laval

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Laval guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 42 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
Saulges

Saulges

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
 
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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers

Angers

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 48 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain...

See Chateaugiron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Evron

Evron

at 57 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

See Chateau de Brissac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cherance

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Markets in and near Cherance

  • Craon: market Monday (5km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (9km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (17km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (25km)
  • Cande: market Monday (27km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (33km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Cherance, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cherance, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (18km)
  • Vitre (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (6km)
  • Jardins du Pin (43km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (32km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (42km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (43km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (46km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (22km)
  • Chenille-Change (23km)
  • La Cropte (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cherance is in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Cherance is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherance

Canton: Craon

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53400

Distance to Cherance

from Laval (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Cherance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouchamps-les-Craon, Bouille-Menard, Chatelais, Craon, La Boissiere, Mee, Niafles, Pommerieux and Saint-Quentin-les-Anges.

This page in French: Visiter Cherance

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