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Montreuil-Poulay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montreuil-Poulay in Mayenne

Photo is of Lassay-les-Chateaux at 6 km from Montreuil-Poulay

Visit Montreuil-Poulay: highlights and tourist information

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Montreuil-Poulay is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 6 km and Mayenne (town) at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montreuil-Poulay, 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 Montreuil-Poulay in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 35 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide

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Map of places to visit near Montreuil-Poulay


Markets in and near Montreuil-Poulay

  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (18km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (26km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (37km)

More information about Montreuil-Poulay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montreuil-Poulay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (31km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (40km)
  • Sassy (50km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (40km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (51km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (53km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (5km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (17km)
  • Juvigne (42km)

Geography and distances

Montreuil-Poulay is in the center of France at 39 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Montreuil-Poulay is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montreuil-Poulay

Canton: Horps

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53640

Distance to Montreuil-Poulay

from Laval (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Montreuil-Poulay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champeon, Chantrigne, Le Horps, Saint-Fraimbault-de-Prieres and Saint-Loup-du-Gast.

This page in French: Visiter Montreuil-Poulay

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