Lassay-les-Chateaux tourism and travel guide

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Lassay-les-Chateaux is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lassay-les-Chateaux. For detailed visitor information see the Lassay-les-Chateaux travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lassay-les-Chateaux in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 17 km and Jublains at 20 km.

Lassay-les-Chateaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Jublains guide


at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Evron guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 33 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide

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

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Markets in and near Lassay-les-Chateaux

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (17km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (19km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (20km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (31km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (33km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (36km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Lassay-les-Chateaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (37km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (43km)
  • Sassy (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (33km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (41km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (43km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (58km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (9km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (16km)
  • Juvigne (46km)

Geography and distances

Lassay-les-Chateaux is in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Lassay-les-Chateaux is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lassay-les-Chateaux

Canton: Lassay-les-Châteaux

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53110

Distance to Lassay-les-Chateaux

from Laval (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Lassay-les-Chateaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantrigne, Le Horps and Sainte-Marie-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Lassay-les-Chateaux