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Saint-Denis-d'Anjou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis-d'Anjou in Mayenne
Photo is of Solesmes at 12 km from Saint-Denis-d'Anjou

Visit Saint-Denis-d'Anjou: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-d'Anjou is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 12 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Denis-d'Anjou, 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-Denis-d'Anjou in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saulges guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle -...

See Bauge guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 41 km (direction north-west)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-d'Anjou


Markets in and near Saint-Denis-d'Anjou

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (9km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (13km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (20km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (20km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (27km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (27km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Saint-Denis-d'Anjou, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-d'Anjou, France

What to do at Saint-Denis-d'Anjou? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Denis-d'Anjou.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (20km)
  • La Fleche (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (30km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (48km)
  • Jardins du Pin (53km)
  • Parc de Lathan (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (15km)
  • La Cropte (19km)
  • Chenille-Change (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-d'Anjou is in the center of France at 40 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-d'Anjou is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-d'Anjou

Canton: Bierné

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53290

Distance to Saint-Denis-d'Anjou

from Laval (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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 Saint-Denis-d'Anjou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemire-sur-Sarthe, Mire, Morannes, Pince and Souvigne-sur-Sarthe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-d'Anjou

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