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Saint-Ellier-du-Maine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 13 km from Saint-Ellier-du-Maine

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 13 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Ellier-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-Ellier-du-Maine in Pays de la Loire.

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

Fougeres

Fougeres

at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 24 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Laval

Laval

at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Vire

Vire

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Evron

Evron

at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Evron guide

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

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Ellier-du-Maine

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (11km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (24km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (32km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (33km)

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

What to do at Saint-Ellier-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-Ellier-du-Maine.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (9km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (15km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (23km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (9km)
  • Source - Couesnon (10km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (21km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (32km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (36km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (37km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (39km)
  • Couesnon (42km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (42km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (44km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (45km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (19km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (27km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Ellier-du-Maine is in the center of France at 42 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ellier-du-Maine is 255 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ellier-du-Maine

Canton: Landivy

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53220

Distance to Saint-Ellier-du-Maine

from Laval (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 255 km

from Calais: 352 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 648 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-Ellier-du-Maine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bazouge-du-Desert, La Chapelle-Janson, Larchamp, Le Loroux, Montaudin, Pontmain and Saint-Mars-sur-la-Futaie.

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

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