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La Gravelle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 16 km from La Gravelle

Visit La Gravelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 16 km and Laval at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Gravelle, 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 Gravelle in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Laval guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 46 km (direction 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 46 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a...

See Rennes guide


at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Gravelle


Markets in and near La Gravelle

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (16km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (21km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Craon: market Monday (26km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (29km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (31km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (33km)

More information about La Gravelle, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Gravelle, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (15km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (20km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (25km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (27km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (38km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (42km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (56km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (4km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (10km)
  • Étang de la Valière (11km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (11km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (21km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (22km)
  • Source - Couesnon (27km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (31km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (41km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (18km)
  • La Cropte (41km)
  • Coudray (42km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (47km)
  • Chenille-Change (49km)

Geography and distances

La Gravelle is in the center of France at 18 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Gravelle is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Gravelle

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53410

Distance to La Gravelle

from Laval (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 804 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Gravelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breal-sous-Vitre, Le Pertre, Loiron, Port-Brillet, Ruille-le-Gravelais, Saint-Cyr-le-Gravelais and Saint-Pierre-la-Cour.

This page in French: Visiter La Gravelle

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