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Ruille-Froid-Fonds tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruille-Froid-Fonds in Mayenne

Photo is of Saulges at 20 km from Ruille-Froid-Fonds

Visit Ruille-Froid-Fonds: highlights and tourist information

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Ruille-Froid-Fonds is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 20 km and Laval at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ruille-Froid-Fonds, 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 Ruille-Froid-Fonds in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evron guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 48 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 48 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide

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Map of places to visit near Ruille-Froid-Fonds


Markets in and near Ruille-Froid-Fonds

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (8km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (9km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (27km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (31km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (33km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Ruille-Froid-Fonds, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ruille-Froid-Fonds, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (9km)
  • La Fleche (48km)
  • Vitre (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (40km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (37km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)
  • Étang de la Valière (45km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (45km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (12km)
  • La Cropte (13km)
  • Chenille-Change (22km)
  • Juvigne (47km)

Geography and distances

Ruille-Froid-Fonds is in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Ruille-Froid-Fonds is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruille-Froid-Fonds

Canton: Grez-en-Bouère

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53170

Distance to Ruille-Froid-Fonds

from Laval (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 384 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 625 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 Ruille-Froid-Fonds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fromentieres, Gennes-sur-Glaize, Le Bignon-du-Maine, Longuefuye, Saint-Charles-la-Foret, Saint-Sulpice and Villiers-Charlemagne.

This page in French: Visiter Ruille-Froid-Fonds

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