Livre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 27 km from Livre

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 27 km and Vitre at 32 km.

Livre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laval guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide
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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 56 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 Livre


Markets in and near Livre

  • Craon: market Monday (5km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (11km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (21km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (21km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (32km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (33km)

More information about Livre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Livre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (22km)
  • Vitre (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (4km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (39km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Étang de la Valière (27km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (29km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (36km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (42km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (44km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (53km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (55km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (56km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (27km)
  • Chenille-Change (31km)
  • La Cropte (37km)
  • Juvigne (39km)

Geography and distances

Livre is in the center of France at 27 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Livre is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Livre

Canton: Craon

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53400

Distance to Livre

from Laval (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Livre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athee, Ballots, Craon, La Chapelle-Craonnaise, La Selle-Craonnaise and Niafles.

This page in French: Visiter Livre


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