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Fontaine-Couverte tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaine-Couverte: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-Couverte is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Couverte is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 24 km and Chateaugiron at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-Couverte, 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 Fontaine-Couverte 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 Fontaine-Couverte


Markets in and near Fontaine-Couverte

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (14km)
  • Craon: market Monday (16km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (19km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (24km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (29km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (31km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Fontaine-Couverte, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Couverte, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (24km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (16km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (19km)
  • Étang de la Valière (21km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (23km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (27km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (34km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (36km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (44km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (47km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (37km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (42km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-Couverte

Canton: Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53350

Distance to Fontaine-Couverte

from Laval (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

Fontaine-Couverte 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 Fontaine-Couverte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-sur-Seiche, Brains-sur-les-Marches, Gastines, La Roe, La Selle-Guerchaise, Laubrieres and Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-Couverte

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