Saint-Samson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Samson: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Samson is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 62 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Samson is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 15 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Samson

Markets in and near Saint-Samson

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (27km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (27km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (30km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (37km)

More information about Saint-Samson, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Samson, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (2km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (17km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (18km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (20km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Samson

Canton: Pré-en-Pail

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53140

Distance to Saint-Samson

from Laval (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 311 km

from Nice: 783 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

Saint-Samson 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-Samson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ciral, Lalacelle, Pre-en-Pail, Saint-Calais-du-Desert and Saint-Cyr-en-Pail.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Samson