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Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 4 km from Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

Visit Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 4 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids, 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-Pierre-Des-Nids in Pays de la Loire.

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 4 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 30 km (direction west)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jublains guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


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

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (14km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (16km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (30km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (31km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (35km)

Hotels near Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

More information about Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (49km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (5km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (19km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (20km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Coulaines (47km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids is in the center of France at 61 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

Canton: Pré-en-Pail

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53370

Distance to Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

from Laval (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 316 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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-Pierre-Des-Nids from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulay-les-Ifs, Champfremont, Gesvres, La Ferriere-Bochard, Moulins-le-Carbonnel, Ravigny, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei and Saint-Leonard-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids

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