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Montenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins des Renaudies at 12 km from Montenay

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Visit Montenay: highlights and tourist information

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Montenay is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 26 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Montenay is 247 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins des Renaudies at 12 km and Mayenne (town) at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montenay, 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 Montenay 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 Montenay

Markets in and near Montenay

  • Ernee: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (15km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (23km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (27km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Montenay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montenay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (7km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (12km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (12km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (22km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (23km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (23km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (28km)
  • Étang de la Valière (29km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (33km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (12km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (26km)
  • La Cropte (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montenay

Canton: Ernée

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53500

Distance to Montenay

from Laval (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 247 km

from Calais: 356 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ernee and Vautorte.

This page in French: Visiter Montenay

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