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Parne-sur-Roc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parne-sur-Roc in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 11 km from Parne-sur-Roc

Visit Parne-sur-Roc: highlights and tourist information

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Parne-sur-Roc is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 11 km and Saulges at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parne-sur-Roc, 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 Parne-sur-Roc in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of...

See Evron guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 39 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


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

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

See Vitre guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 46 km (direction south-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


at 50 km (direction north-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 Parne-sur-Roc


Markets in and near Parne-sur-Roc

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (10km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (20km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (21km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Craon: market Monday (28km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (30km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (33km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (37km)

More information about Parne-sur-Roc, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Parne-sur-Roc, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (20km)
  • Vitre (42km)
  • La Fleche (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (29km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (31km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (38km)
  • Source - Couesnon (45km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (46km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (57km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (14km)
  • Coudray (24km)
  • Chenille-Change (34km)
  • Juvigne (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)

Geography and distances

Parne-sur-Roc is in the center of France at 11 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Parne-sur-Roc is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parne-sur-Roc

Canton: Argentré

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53260

Distance to Parne-sur-Roc

from Laval (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 626 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 Parne-sur-Roc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Entrammes, Force, Louvigne, Maisoncelles-du-Maine and Origne.

This page in French: Visiter Parne-sur-Roc

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