Gorron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gorron in Mayenne

Visit Gorron: highlights and tourist information

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Gorron is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 38 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Gorron is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 18 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gorron, 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 Gorron 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 Gorron

Markets in and near Gorron

Market days in Gorron: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Gorron: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (24km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Gorron, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Gorron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (20km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (21km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (21km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (26km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (37km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (40km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Étang de la Valière (44km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (46km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (41km)
  • Ducey (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (12km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (17km)
  • Juvigne (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gorron

Canton: Gorron

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53120

Distance to Gorron

from Laval (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 341 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brece, Colombiers-du-Plessis, Herce, Lesbois, Saint-Aubin-Fosse-Louvain and Vieuvy.

This page in French: Visiter Gorron