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Courcite tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 16 km from Courcite

Visit Courcite: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 16 km and Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courcite, 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 Courcite in Pays de la Loire.

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

Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 17 km (direction east-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
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jublains guide
 
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Evron

Evron

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Evron guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 20 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

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

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulges guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide

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Map of places to visit near Courcite

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Markets in and near Courcite

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (5km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (20km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Courcite, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (47km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (39km)
  • Sassy (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (14km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (26km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (39km)
  • La Cropte (43km)
  • Coulaines (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Courcite is in the center of France at 46 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Courcite is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcite

Canton: Villaines-la-Juhel

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53700

Distance to Courcite

from Laval (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 331 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 590 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 Courcite from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Averton, Saint-Aubin-du-Desert, Saint-Germain-de-Coulamer, Saint-Thomas-de-Courceriers, Trans and Villaines-la-Juhel.

This page in French: Visiter Courcite

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