Saint-Charles-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Charles-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Charles-la-Foret is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 24 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Charles-la-Foret is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 14 km and Solesmes at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Charles-la-Foret, 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 Saint-Charles-la-Foret 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 Saint-Charles-la-Foret

Markets in and near Saint-Charles-la-Foret

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (4km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (14km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (18km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (26km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (29km)
  • Craon: market Monday (30km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (34km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (34km)

More information about Saint-Charles-la-Foret, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Charles-la-Foret, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Charles-la-Foret.

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (14km)
  • La Fleche (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (30km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (32km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (45km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (49km)
  • Étang de la Valière (49km)
  • Source - Couesnon (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (7km)
  • Coudray (15km)
  • Chenille-Change (25km)
  • Juvigne (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Charles-la-Foret

Canton: Grez-en-Bouère

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53170

Distance to Saint-Charles-la-Foret

from Laval (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 766 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 619 km

Getting here

Saint-Charles-la-Foret 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 Saint-Charles-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grez-en-Bouere, La Cropte, Le Bignon-du-Maine, Le Buret, Longuefuye, Meslay-du-Maine, Ruille-Froid-Fonds and Saint-Denis-du-Maine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Charles-la-Foret