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La Chapelle-Craonnaise tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Craonnaise in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 22 km from La Chapelle-Craonnaise

Visit La Chapelle-Craonnaise: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Craonnaise is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 22 km and Vitre at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Craonnaise, 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 Chapelle-Craonnaise in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laval guide


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

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

See Vitre guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


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

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

See Chateaugiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 55 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 55 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Craonnaise


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Craonnaise

  • Craon: market Monday (7km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (17km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (27km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (33km)

Hotels near La Chapelle-Craonnaise

More information about La Chapelle-Craonnaise, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Craonnaise, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (18km)
  • Vitre (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Étang de la Valière (28km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (29km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (38km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (42km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (46km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (23km)
  • Chenille-Change (29km)
  • La Cropte (32km)
  • Juvigne (38km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Craonnaise is in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Craonnaise is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Craonnaise

Canton: Cossé-le-Vivien

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53230

Distance to La Chapelle-Craonnaise

from Laval (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 394 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Chapelle-Craonnaise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee, Cosmes, Cosse-le-Vivien, Denaze, Livre and Simple.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Craonnaise

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