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Photo is of Mayenne (town) at 13 km from Place

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mayenne (town) at 13 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Place, 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 Place in Pays de la Loire.

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

Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Laval guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near Place


Markets in and near Place

  • Andouille: market Thursday (8km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (13km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (31km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (32km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (35km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (36km)

More information about Place, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Place, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (8km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (21km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (22km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (30km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (30km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Étang de la Valière (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (19km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (20km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (27km)
  • La Cropte (39km)

Geography and distances

Place is in the center of France at 20 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Place is 240 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Place

Canton: Mayenne-Ouest

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53240

Distance to Place

from Laval (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 240 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 630 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 Place from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alexain, La Bigottiere, Saint-Germain-d'Anxure, Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume and Vautorte.

This page in French: Visiter Place

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