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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.

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!

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 28 km (direction east)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 34 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 37 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Vire

Vire

at 41 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Laval

Laval

at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide
Evron

Evron

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Evron guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Desertines

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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

What to do at Desertines? 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)

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Desertines is in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Desertines is 240 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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