Saint-Jean-sur-Erve tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-sur-Erve: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-sur-Erve is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-sur-Erve is 222 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 6 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-sur-Erve, 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-Jean-sur-Erve in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-sur-Erve

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-sur-Erve

  • Evron: market Thursday (13km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (16km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (22km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (29km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (33km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (33km)

More information about Saint-Jean-sur-Erve, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-sur-Erve, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (33km)
  • La Fleche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (20km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (47km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (12km)
  • Coudray (33km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)
  • Chenille-Change (43km)
  • Coulaines (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-sur-Erve

Canton: Sainte-Suzanne

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53270

Distance to Saint-Jean-sur-Erve

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 222 km

from Calais: 362 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-sur-Erve 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-Jean-sur-Erve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bannes, Blandouet, Chammes, Saint-Leger, Saint-Pierre-sur-Erve, Saulges and Thorigne-en-Charnie.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-sur-Erve