Pontmain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontmain: highlights and tourist information

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Pontmain is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 46 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Pontmain is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 14 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontmain, 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 Pontmain in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Pontmain

Markets in and near Pontmain

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (7km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (22km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (32km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (33km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Pontmain, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pontmain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontmain.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (14km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (15km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (27km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (9km)
  • Source - Couesnon (14km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (25km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (34km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (36km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (37km)
  • Couesnon (39km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (39km)
  • Étang de la Valière (39km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (44km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (45km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (23km)
  • Ducey (26km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (23km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (27km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (35km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontmain

Canton: Landivy

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53220

Distance to Pontmain

from Laval (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 349 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 402 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

Pontmain 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 Pontmain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bazouge-du-Desert, Landivy, Le Loroux, Louvigne-du-Desert, Montaudin, Saint-Ellier-du-Maine and Saint-Mars-sur-la-Futaie.

This page in French: Visiter Pontmain