Loiron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loiron in Mayenne

Visit Loiron: highlights and tourist information

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Loiron is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 13 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Loiron is 258 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Loiron

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

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)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Geography and distances

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

Loiron 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 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