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Sainte-Suzanne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Suzanne in Mayenne

Visit Sainte-Suzanne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain much of the original town fortified walls

Sainte-Suzanne is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sainte-Suzanne. For detailed visitor information see the Sainte-Suzanne travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Sainte-Suzanne include "most beautiful village" and "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saulges at 13 km and Sillé-le-Guillaume at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Suzanne, 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 Sainte-Suzanne in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Evron guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulges guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jublains guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 31 km (direction north-west)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


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

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Suzanne


Markets in and near Sainte-Suzanne

  • Evron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (28km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Sainte-Suzanne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Suzanne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)
  • La Fleche (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (22km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (52km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (36km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (19km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km)
  • Coudray (40km)
  • Coulaines (42km)
  • Chenille-Change (50km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Suzanne is in the center of France at 31 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Suzanne is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Suzanne

Canton: Sainte-Suzanne

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53270

Distance to Sainte-Suzanne

from Laval (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 355 km

from Nice: 765 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Sainte-Suzanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blandouet, Chammes, Chatres-la-Foret and Voutre.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Suzanne

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