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La Croixille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 15 km from La Croixille

Visit La Croixille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 15 km and Fougeres at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Croixille, 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 Croixille in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 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 20 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 32 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
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


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

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


Heritage Site at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Croixille


Markets in and near La Croixille

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (15km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (20km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (31km)

More information about La Croixille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Croixille, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (12km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (14km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (28km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (43km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (8km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (10km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (11km)
  • Source - Couesnon (12km)
  • Étang de la Valière (15km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (15km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (18km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (22km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (27km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (3km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (40km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (41km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (42km)
  • La Cropte (50km)

Geography and distances

La Croixille is in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Croixille is 261 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Croixille

Canton: Chailland

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53380

Distance to La Croixille

from Laval (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 261 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 815 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Croixille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourgon, Juvigne, Prince and Saint-M-Herve.

This page in French: Visiter La Croixille

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