Herce tourism and travel guide

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Visit Herce: highlights and tourist information

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Herce is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 39 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Herce is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 21 km and Domfront at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Herce, 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 Herce 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 Herce

Markets in and near Herce

  • Gorron: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (21km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (27km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (36km)

More information about Herce, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Herce, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (22km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (19km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (23km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (32km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Étang de la Valière (43km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (38km)
  • Ducey (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (14km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (20km)
  • Juvigne (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Herce

Canton: Gorron

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53120

Distance to Herce

from Laval (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 342 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brece, Carelles, Colombiers-du-Plessis, Desertines, Gorron, Lesbois, Levare, Saint-Aubin-Fosse-Louvain and Vieuvy.

This page in French: Visiter Herce