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Loiron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 13 km from Loiron

Visit Loiron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 13 km and Vitre at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Loiron, 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 Loiron in Pays de la Loire.

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

Laval

Laval

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Laval guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

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

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

See Fougeres guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide
Evron

Evron

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 42 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

See Solesmes guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 53 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Loiron

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Markets in and near Loiron

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (18km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (22km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (30km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (31km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (31km)

More information about Loiron, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Loiron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (22km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (19km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (23km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (44km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (46km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (61km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (10km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (16km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (17km)
  • Étang de la Valière (17km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (27km)
  • Source - Couesnon (30km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (37km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (41km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (21km)
  • La Cropte (35km)
  • Coudray (37km)
  • Chenille-Change (44km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Loiron is in the center of France at 13 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Loiron is 258 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loiron

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53320

Distance to Loiron

from Laval (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 258 km

from Calais: 379 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 644 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 Loiron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahuille, Beaulieu-sur-Oudon, La Gravelle, Le Genest-Saint-Isle, Montjean and Ruille-le-Gravelais.

This page in French: Visiter Loiron

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