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Ruille-le-Gravelais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruille-le-Gravelais in Mayenne

Photo is of Laval at 14 km from Ruille-le-Gravelais

Visit Ruille-le-Gravelais: highlights and tourist information

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Ruille-le-Gravelais is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 14 km and Vitre at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ruille-le-Gravelais, 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-le-Gravelais in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Laval guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 54 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ruille-le-Gravelais


Markets in and near Ruille-le-Gravelais

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (19km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (21km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (30km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (31km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (32km)

More information about Ruille-le-Gravelais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ruille-le-Gravelais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (20km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (20km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (23km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (43km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (46km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (60km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (9km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (15km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (16km)
  • Étang de la Valière (16km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Source - Couesnon (29km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (41km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (20km)
  • La Cropte (36km)
  • Coudray (37km)
  • Chenille-Change (45km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Geography and distances

Ruille-le-Gravelais is in the center of France at 14 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Ruille-le-Gravelais is 259 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruille-le-Gravelais

Canton: Loiron

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53320

Distance to Ruille-le-Gravelais

from Laval (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 259 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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-le-Gravelais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Oudon, La Gravelle, Le Genest-Saint-Isle, Loiron, Montjean and Saint-Cyr-le-Gravelais.

This page in French: Visiter Ruille-le-Gravelais

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