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Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 28 km from Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe

Visit Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 28 km and Chateaugiron at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe, 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-Michel-de-la-Roe in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Vitre guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 61 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide


at 63 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe


Markets in and near Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (11km)
  • Craon: market Monday (14km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (16km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (28km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (32km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (33km)

More information about Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (27km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (14km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Étang de la Valière (24km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (37km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (47km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (50km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (37km)
  • Juvigne (39km)
  • Chenille-Change (40km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (47km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe is in the center of France at 34 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe

Canton: Saint-Aignan-sur-Roë

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53350

Distance to Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe

from Laval (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 404 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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-Michel-de-la-Roe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brains-sur-les-Marches, Fontaine-Couverte, La Roe, La Rouaudiere and Saint-Aignan-sur-Roe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Michel-de-la-Roe

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