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Montjean tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 16 km from Montjean

Visit Montjean: highlights and tourist information

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Montjean is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 16 km and Vitre at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montjean, 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 Montjean in Pays de la Loire.

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

Laval

Laval

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic...

See Vitre guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain...

See Chateaugiron guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Evron

Evron

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey...

See Solesmes guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 59 km (direction north-east)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montjean

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Markets in and near Montjean

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Craon: market Monday (18km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (23km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (27km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (31km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Montjean, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (22km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (17km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (25km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (11km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de la Valière (18km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (20km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (30km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (37km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (46km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (26km)
  • Coudray (33km)
  • La Cropte (35km)
  • Chenille-Change (40km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montjean is in the center of France at 16 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Montjean is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montjean

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53320

Distance to Montjean

from Laval (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 385 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 647 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 Montjean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Oudon, Courbeveille, Le Pertre, Loiron, Meral, Ruille-le-Gravelais and Saint-Cyr-le-Gravelais.

This page in French: Visiter Montjean

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