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Meslay-du-Maine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saulges at 12 km from Meslay-du-Maine

Visit Meslay-du-Maine: highlights and tourist information

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Meslay-du-Maine is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 12 km and Laval at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meslay-du-Maine, 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 Meslay-du-Maine in Pays de la Loire.

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

Saulges

Saulges

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Laval

Laval

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laval guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 22 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
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
 
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Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 25 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Evron

Evron

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 39 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 52 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
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 53 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meslay-du-Maine

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Markets in and near Meslay-du-Maine

Market days in Meslay-du-Maine: weekly market: Friday;

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (0km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (17km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (20km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (25km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (30km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Craon: market Monday (32km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Meslay-du-Maine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (17km)
  • La Fleche (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (31km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (31km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (40km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (47km)
  • Étang de la Valière (48km)
  • Source - Couesnon (55km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (5km)
  • Coudray (19km)
  • Chenille-Change (29km)
  • Juvigne (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meslay-du-Maine is in the center of France at 21 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Meslay-du-Maine is 237 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meslay-du-Maine

Canton: Meslay-du-Maine

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53170

Distance to Meslay-du-Maine

from Laval (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 237 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 619 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 Meslay-du-Maine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arquenay, La Bazouge-de-Chemere, La Cropte, Le Bignon-du-Maine, Le Buret, Saint-Charles-la-Foret and Saint-Denis-du-Maine.

This page in French: Visiter Meslay-du-Maine

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