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Saint-Denis-du-Maine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Denis-du-Maine in Mayenne

Photo is of Saulges at 9 km from Saint-Denis-du-Maine

Visit Saint-Denis-du-Maine: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-du-Maine is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 9 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Denis-du-Maine, 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-du-Maine in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laval guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Evron guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-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 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 41 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-du-Maine


Markets in and near Saint-Denis-du-Maine

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (3km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (19km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (20km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (23km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (32km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (33km)
  • Craon: market Monday (34km)

More information about Saint-Denis-du-Maine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-du-Maine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (20km)
  • La Fleche (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (34km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (55km)
  • Source - Couesnon (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (3km)
  • Coudray (21km)
  • Chenille-Change (32km)
  • Juvigne (48km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-du-Maine is in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-du-Maine is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-du-Maine

Canton: Meslay-du-Maine

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53170

Distance to Saint-Denis-du-Maine

from Laval (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 767 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 616 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-du-Maine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arquenay, Bazougers, La Bazouge-de-Chemere, La Cropte, Le Buret, Meslay-du-Maine, Preaux and Saint-Charles-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-du-Maine

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