Daon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Daon: highlights and tourist information

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Daon is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 37 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Daon is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 18 km and Solesmes at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Daon, 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 Daon in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Daon

Markets in and near Daon

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (10km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (14km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (15km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (23km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (24km)
  • Craon: market Monday (25km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (29km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (32km)

More information about Daon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Daon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (10km)
  • La Fleche (43km)
  • Vitre (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (26km)
  • Jardins du Pin (41km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (45km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (28km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (48km)
  • Étang de la Valière (55km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (55km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (5km)
  • Chenille-Change (6km)
  • La Cropte (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Daon

Canton: Bierné

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Daon

from Laval (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 399 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argenton-Notre-Dame, Chenille-Change, Cherre, Coudray, La Jaille-Yvon, Marigne, Menil, Saint-Michel-de-Feins and Soeurdres.

This page in French: Visiter Daon