Preaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Preaux: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 27 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Preaux is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 7 km and Solesmes at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preaux, 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 Preaux 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 Preaux

Markets in and near Preaux

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (7km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (14km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (22km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (25km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (28km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (31km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Preaux, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Preaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (21km)
  • La Fleche (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (25km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (3km)
  • Coudray (21km)
  • Chenille-Change (30km)
  • Juvigne (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux

Canton: Grez-en-Bouère

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53340

Distance to Preaux

from Laval (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballee, Beaumont-Pied-de-Boeuf, Chemere-le-Roi, La Cropte, Le Buret, Saint-Denis-du-Maine, Saint-Loup-du-Dorat and Saulges.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux