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Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laval at 15 km from Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume

Visit Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 15 km and Mayenne (town) at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume, 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-Germain-le-Guillaume in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 19 km (direction east-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 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Evron guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Fougeres guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume

  • Andouille: market Thursday (4km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (30km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (31km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (32km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (35km)

More information about Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (4km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (21km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (21km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (22km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (24km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (28km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (16km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (27km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (33km)
  • La Cropte (37km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume is in the center of France at 15 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume

Canton: Chailland

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53240

Distance to Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume

from Laval (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 634 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-Germain-le-Guillaume from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alexain, Andouille, Chailland, La Baconniere, La Bigottiere and Place.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume

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