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La Roe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 26 km from La Roe

Visit La Roe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 26 km and Laval at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Roe, 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 Roe in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide


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

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

See Chateaugiron guide


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

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

See Rennes guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 59 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 61 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide

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Map of places to visit near La Roe


Markets in and near La Roe

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (12km)
  • Craon: market Monday (13km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (18km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (26km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (31km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (32km)

More information about La Roe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Roe, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (13km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (20km)
  • Étang de la Valière (22km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (25km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (29km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (38km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (47km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (50km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (37km)
  • Juvigne (37km)
  • Chenille-Change (40km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (47km)

Geography and distances

La Roe is in the center of France at 32 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: La Roe is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roe

Canton: Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53350

Distance to La Roe

from Laval (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 660 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 Roe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballots, Brains-sur-les-Marches, Fontaine-Couverte, La Selle-Craonnaise, La Selle-Guerchaise, Laubrieres and Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe.

This page in French: Visiter La Roe

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