Meral tourism and travel guide

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Visit Meral: highlights and tourist information

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Meral is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 20 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Meral is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 20 km and Vitre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meral, 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 Meral 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 Meral

Markets in and near Meral

  • Craon: market Monday (13km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (19km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (25km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (28km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (28km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)

More information about Meral, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Meral, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (13km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (31km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (14km)
  • Étang de la Valière (20km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (21km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (23km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (29km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (38km)
  • Source - Couesnon (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (49km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (30km)
  • Coudray (31km)
  • La Cropte (36km)
  • Chenille-Change (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Meral

Canton: Cossé-le-Vivien

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53230

Distance to Meral

from Laval (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 650 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Oudon, Cosse-le-Vivien, Montjean and Saint-Poix.

This page in French: Visiter Meral