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Fromentieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fromentieres in Mayenne

Photo is of Saulges at 24 km from Fromentieres

Visit Fromentieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 24 km and Laval at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fromentieres, 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 Fromentieres in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 45 km (direction south-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 45 km (direction south-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 45 km (direction south-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 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fromentieres


Markets in and near Fromentieres

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (5km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (12km)
  • Craon: market Monday (21km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (24km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (27km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (30km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Fromentieres, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Fromentieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (5km)
  • La Fleche (48km)
  • Vitre (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (21km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (38km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (45km)
  • Étang de la Valière (45km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (46km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (8km)
  • La Cropte (16km)
  • Chenille-Change (18km)
  • Juvigne (49km)

Geography and distances

Fromentieres is in the center of France at 24 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Fromentieres is 249 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fromentieres

Canton: Château-Gontier-Est

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Fromentieres

from Laval (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 249 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 628 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 Fromentieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Chateau-Gontier, Gennes-sur-Glaize, Houssay, Longuefuye, Ruille-Froid-Fonds and Saint-Sulpice.

This page in French: Visiter Fromentieres

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