Desertines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Desertines: highlights and tourist information

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Desertines is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Desertines is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 9 km and Domfront at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Desertines, 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 Desertines 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 Desertines

Markets in and near Desertines

  • Gorron: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (19km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (34km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)

More information about Desertines, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Desertines, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (22km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (27km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (23km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (23km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (47km)
  • Étang de la Valière (47km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (48km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (35km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (37km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (13km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (23km)
  • Juvigne (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Desertines

Canton: Landivy

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53190

Distance to Desertines

from Laval (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Herce, Heusse, Lesbois, Levare, Mantilly, Saint-Aubin-Fosse-Louvain and Vieuvy.

This page in French: Visiter Desertines