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La Boissiere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 36 km from La Boissiere

Visit La Boissiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 36 km and Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 38 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Boissiere, 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 Boissiere in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laval guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral...

See Angers guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help...

See Chateaugiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France,...

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 60 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Boissiere


Markets in and near La Boissiere

  • Renaze: market Friday (6km)
  • Craon: market Monday (7km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (21km)
  • Cande: market Monday (25km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (26km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (36km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (37km)

More information about La Boissiere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Boissiere, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (21km)
  • Vitre (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (8km)
  • Jardins du Pin (42km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (33km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (42km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (25km)
  • Chenille-Change (25km)
  • La Cropte (41km)

Geography and distances

La Boissiere is in the center of France at 36 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Boissiere is 274 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Boissiere

Canton: Craon

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53800

Distance to La Boissiere

from Laval (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 274 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Boissiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouchamps-les-Craon, Bouille-Menard, Bourg-l'Eveque, Chatelais, Cherance, Gruge-l'Hopital, Renaze and Saint-Martin-du-Limet.

This page in French: Visiter La Boissiere

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