Gesnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gesnes: highlights and tourist information

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Gesnes is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 16 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Gesnes is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Evron at 14 km and Jublains at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gesnes, 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 Gesnes 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 Gesnes

Markets in and near Gesnes

  • Evron: market Thursday (14km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (15km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (32km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Gesnes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Gesnes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (23km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (39km)
  • Source - Couesnon (39km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (41km)
  • Étang de la Valière (43km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (45km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (45km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (22km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (26km)
  • Juvigne (35km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (39km)
  • Coudray (40km)
  • Fougeres (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gesnes

Canton: Montsûrs

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53150

Distance to Gesnes

from Laval (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 358 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bree, Chalons-du-Maine, Deux-Evailles, La Bazouge-Des-Alleux, La Chapelle-Rainsouin, Martigne-sur-Mayenne, Saint-Cenere and Saint-Ouen-Des-Vallons.

This page in French: Visiter Gesnes