Grez-en-Bouere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grez-en-Bouere in Mayenne

Photo is of Saulges at 15 km from Grez-en-Bouere

Visit Grez-en-Bouere: highlights and tourist information

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Grez-en-Bouere 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 Grez-en-Bouere in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 15 km and Solesmes at 16 km.

Grez-en-Bouere, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saulges guide


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

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

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

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

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at 24 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laval guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 30 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines medieval and...

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at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

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

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture in France...

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with the more...

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

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

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long, telling the...

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

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

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

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

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious architecture with...

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Markets in and near Grez-en-Bouere

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (9km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (13km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (15km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (22km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (31km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (31km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Grez-en-Bouere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Grez-en-Bouere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (15km)
  • La Fleche (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (32km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (41km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (10km)
  • Coudray (13km)
  • Chenille-Change (22km)
  • Juvigne (55km)

Geography and distances

Grez-en-Bouere is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Grez-en-Bouere is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grez-en-Bouere

Canton: Grez-en-Bouère

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53290

Distance to Grez-en-Bouere

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Grez-en-Bouere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouere, Le Buret, Saint-Brice and Saint-Charles-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Grez-en-Bouere