Le Genest-Saint-Isle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Genest-Saint-Isle: highlights and tourist information

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Le Genest-Saint-Isle is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 9 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Le Genest-Saint-Isle is 253 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 9 km and Vitre at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Genest-Saint-Isle, 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 Le Genest-Saint-Isle in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Le Genest-Saint-Isle

Markets in and near Le Genest-Saint-Isle

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (12km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (24km)
  • Craon: market Monday (29km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (30km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (33km)

More information about Le Genest-Saint-Isle, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Genest-Saint-Isle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Genest-Saint-Isle.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (24km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (14km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (27km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (28km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (45km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (14km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (18km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de la Valière (20km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Source - Couesnon (27km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (29km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (39km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (18km)
  • La Cropte (33km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (39km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Chenille-Change (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Genest-Saint-Isle

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53940

Distance to Le Genest-Saint-Isle

from Laval (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 253 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Le Genest-Saint-Isle is in the center of France. 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 Le Genest-Saint-Isle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Loiron, Olivet, Ruille-le-Gravelais, Saint-Berthevin and Saint-Ouen-Des-Toits.

This page in French: Visiter Le Genest-Saint-Isle