Gorron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gorron in Mayenne

Photo is of Les Jardins des Renaudies at 3 km from Gorron

Visit Gorron: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 3 km and Mayenne (town) at 18 km.

Gorron, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

See Fougeres guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 38 km (direction south)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with numerous fascinating...

See Vitre guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 56 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saulges guide

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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

What to do at Gorron? 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)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Geography and distances

Gorron is in the center of France at 38 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Gorron is 238 kilometres from Paris).

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

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