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Saint-Poix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 21 km from Saint-Poix

Visit Saint-Poix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 21 km and Laval at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Poix, 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-Poix in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb...

See Vitre guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laval guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Saulges guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Rennes guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jublains guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Poix


Markets in and near Saint-Poix

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Craon: market Monday (16km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (19km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (21km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (29km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (30km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Saint-Poix, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Poix, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (21km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (15km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (32km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (12km)
  • Étang de la Valière (17km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (21km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (38km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (45km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (48km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (29km)
  • Coudray (36km)
  • Chenille-Change (41km)
  • La Cropte (41km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Poix is in the center of France at 24 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Poix is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Poix

Canton: Cossé-le-Vivien

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53540

Distance to Saint-Poix

from Laval (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 392 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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-Poix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Oudon, Brielles, Cuille, Gastines, Gennes-sur-Seiche, Laubrieres and Meral.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Poix

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