Les Rairies tourism and travel guide

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Visit Les Rairies: highlights and tourist information

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Les Rairies is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Les Rairies is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 15 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Rairies, 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 Les Rairies 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 Les Rairies

Markets in and near Les Rairies

  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (14km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (21km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (24km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (27km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (28km)

More information about Les Rairies, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Les Rairies, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Les Rairies.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (11km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (50km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (27km)
  • Parc de Lathan (34km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (37km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (38km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (35km)
  • Coudray (36km)
  • La Cropte (40km)
  • Coulaines (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Rairies

Canton: Durtal

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49430

Distance to Les Rairies

from Angers (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 396 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

Les Rairies is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Les Rairies from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazouges-sur-le-Loir, Cre, Durtal, Fougere and Montigne-les-Rairies.

This page in French: Visiter Les Rairies