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Visit Simple: highlights and tourist information

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Simple is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 22 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Simple is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laval at 22 km and Saulges at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Simple, 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 Simple 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 Simple


Markets in and near Simple

  • Craon: market Monday (9km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (12km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (19km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (23km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (27km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (31km)

More information about Simple, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Simple, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (13km)
  • Vitre (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (8km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (26km)
  • Étang de la Valière (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (33km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (35km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (42km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (46km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (48km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (18km)
  • Chenille-Change (25km)
  • La Cropte (28km)
  • Juvigne (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Simple

Canton: Cossé-le-Vivien

Arrondissement: Château-Gontier

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53360

Distance to Simple

from Laval (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

Simple 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 Simple from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cosmes, Denaze, La Chapelle-Craonnaise, Laigne, Marigne-Peuton, Peuton and Quelaines-Saint-Gault.

This page in French: Visiter Simple

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