Montjean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montjean in Mayenne

Visit Montjean: highlights and tourist information

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Montjean is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 16 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Montjean is 262 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Montjean

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)

More information about Montjean, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montjean, France

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)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Geography and distances

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

Montjean 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 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