Menil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Menil: highlights and tourist information

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Menil is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Menil is 254 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 22 km and Solesmes at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Menil, 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 Menil 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 Menil

Markets in and near Menil

  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (7km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (17km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (18km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Craon: market Monday (22km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (26km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (29km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Menil, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Menil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (6km)
  • Vitre (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (22km)
  • Jardins du Pin (42km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (31km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (44km)
  • Étang de la Valière (51km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (51km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (53km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (3km)
  • Chenille-Change (8km)
  • La Cropte (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Menil

Canton: Château-Gontier-Est

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53200

Distance to Menil

from Laval (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 254 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Coudray, Daon, La Jaille-Yvon, Marigne, Montguillon and Saint-Fort.

This page in French: Visiter Menil