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Fontaine-Couverte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-Couverte in Mayenne

Photo is of Vitre at 24 km from Fontaine-Couverte

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.

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!



at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 31 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 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide


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

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a...

See Rennes guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 59 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 62 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 65 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 65 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 66 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral...

See Angers guide

... 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

Fontaine-Couverte is in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Couverte is 279 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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