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La Chapelle-Rainsouin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Evron at 11 km from La Chapelle-Rainsouin

Visit La Chapelle-Rainsouin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Evron at 11 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 40 km (direction north-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Rainsouin


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Rainsouin

  • Evron: market Thursday (11km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (17km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (33km)

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

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Rainsouin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (33km)
  • La Fleche (56km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (30km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (32km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (16km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (32km)
  • Coudray (35km)
  • Juvigne (41km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Chenille-Change (46km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Rainsouin is in the center of France at 19 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Rainsouin is 228 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Rainsouin

Canton: Montsûrs

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53150

Distance to La Chapelle-Rainsouin

from Laval (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 228 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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-Rainsouin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bree, Gesnes, Livet, Saint-Cenere, Saint-Christophe-du-Luat, Saint-Leger and Soulge-sur-Ouette.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Rainsouin

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