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La Bigottiere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 16 km from La Bigottiere

Visit La Bigottiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 16 km and Mayenne (town) at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bigottiere, 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 La Bigottiere in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 30 km (direction east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of...

See Evron guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction,...

See Fougeres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


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

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Bigottiere


Markets in and near La Bigottiere

  • Andouille: market Thursday (5km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (17km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (31km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (32km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (32km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (35km)

More information about La Bigottiere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Bigottiere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (5km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (21km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (22km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (25km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (26km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (27km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (28km)
  • Étang de la Valière (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (18km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (24km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (31km)
  • La Cropte (37km)

Geography and distances

La Bigottiere is in the center of France at 16 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Bigottiere is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bigottiere

Canton: Chailland

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53240

Distance to La Bigottiere

from Laval (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 800 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 632 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 La Bigottiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alexain, Andouille, Chailland, Montflours, Place, Saint-Germain-d'Anxure and Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume.

This page in French: Visiter La Bigottiere

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