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Launay-Villiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 15 km from Launay-Villiers

Visit Launay-Villiers: highlights and tourist information

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Launay-Villiers is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 15 km and Laval at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Launay-Villiers, 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 Launay-Villiers in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vitre

Vitre

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

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

See Vitre guide
Laval

Laval

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 38 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Evron

Evron

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Rennes

Rennes

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

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

See Rennes guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Launay-Villiers

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Markets in and near Launay-Villiers

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (15km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (32km)
  • Craon: market Monday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Launay-Villiers, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (15km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (14km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (20km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (32km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (36km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (51km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (8km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (8km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (9km)
  • Étang de la Valière (12km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (17km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (20km)
  • Source - Couesnon (20km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (40km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (11km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)
  • La Cropte (43km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Coudray (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Launay-Villiers is in the center of France at 19 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Launay-Villiers is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Launay-Villiers

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53410

Distance to Launay-Villiers

from Laval (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 807 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Launay-Villiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourgon, Breal-sous-Vitre, Le Bourgneuf-la-Foret, Port-Brillet and Saint-Pierre-la-Cour.

This page in French: Visiter Launay-Villiers

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