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Gesvres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 7 km from Gesvres

Visit Gesvres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 7 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gesvres, 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 Gesvres in Pays de la Loire.

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 7 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
 
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Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 21 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jublains guide
Evron

Evron

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Evron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Sees

Sees

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gesvres

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Markets in and near Gesvres

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (10km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (16km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (29km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (29km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (30km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Gesvres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (48km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (35km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (6km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (24km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (32km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)
  • Coulaines (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gesvres is in the center of France at 57 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Gesvres is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gesvres

Canton: Villaines-la-Juhel

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53370

Distance to Gesvres

from Laval (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 772 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 582 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 Gesvres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Averton, Boulay-les-Ifs, Saint-Leonard-Des-Bois, Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier and Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids.

This page in French: Visiter Gesvres

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