Saint-Loup-du-Dorat tourism and travel guide

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Loup-du-Dorat in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 10 km and Saulges at 10 km.

Saint-Loup-du-Dorat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 14 km (direction 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 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

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at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laval guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

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Le Mans

Le Mans

at 48 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

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at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

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Markets in and near Saint-Loup-du-Dorat

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (8km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (12km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (23km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (26km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (29km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Loup-du-Dorat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (22km)
  • La Fleche (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (23km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (50km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (9km)
  • Coudray (20km)
  • Chenille-Change (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Loup-du-Dorat is in the center of France at 33 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Loup-du-Dorat is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Loup-du-Dorat

Canton: Grez-en-Bouère

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53290

Distance to Saint-Loup-du-Dorat

from Laval (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 609 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-Loup-du-Dorat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers-le-Hamon, Ballee, Beaumont-Pied-de-Boeuf, Bouere, Bouessay, Epineux-le-Seguin, Preaux, Sable-sur-Sarthe and Saint-Brice.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Loup-du-Dorat


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