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Denaze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Denaze in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 23 km from Denaze

Visit Denaze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 23 km and Vitre at 36 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Denaze, 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 Denaze in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Laval guide


at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 49 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


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 52 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 52 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 52 km (direction 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 52 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

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

Map of places to visit near Denaze


Markets in and near Denaze

  • Craon: market Monday (7km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (14km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (16km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (26km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (27km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (31km)

Hotels near Denaze

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Tourist attractions near Denaze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (15km)
  • Vitre (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (25km)
  • Étang de la Valière (31km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (32km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (40km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (45km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (49km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (21km)
  • Chenille-Change (26km)
  • La Cropte (30km)
  • Juvigne (40km)

Geography and distances

Denaze is in the center of France at 23 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Denaze is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Denaze

Canton: Craon

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53400

Distance to Denaze

from Laval (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 394 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 644 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 Denaze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee, Cosmes, Craon, La Chapelle-Craonnaise, Laigne, Marigne-Peuton, Peuton and Simple.

This page in French: Visiter Denaze

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