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Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 9 km from Madre

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Visit Madre: highlights and tourist information

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Madre is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 53 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Madre is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 9 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Madre, 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 Madre 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 Madre


Markets in and near Madre

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (12km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (16km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (25km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (36km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Madre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Madre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (26km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (31km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (18km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Madre

Canton: Couptrain

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53250

Distance to Madre

from Laval (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

Madre 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 Madre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigny, Chevaigne-du-Maine, Couterne, Haleine, La Pallu, Mehoudin, Neuilly-le-Vendin, Saint-Aignan-de-Couptrain, Saint-Julien-du-Terroux, Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult, Tesse-Froulay and Thuboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Madre

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