Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne tourism and travel guide

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

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Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 7 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne is 242 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 7 km and Mayenne (town) at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne

  • Andouille: market Thursday (6km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (25km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (34km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (34km)

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

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne, 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-Mayenne.

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (34km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (14km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (35km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (25km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (27km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (28km)
  • Source - Couesnon (30km)
  • Étang de la Valière (31km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (39km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (24km)
  • La Cropte (27km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne

Canton: Laval-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53240

Distance to Saint-Jean-sur-Mayenne

from Laval (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 242 km

from Calais: 365 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andouille, Change, La Chapelle-Anthenaise, Louverne, Montflours, Sace and Saint-Germain-le-Fouilloux.

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