Souce tourism and travel guide

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Visit Souce: highlights and tourist information

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Souce is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region, in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Souce is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 13 km and Domfront at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Souce, 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 Souce 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 Souce

Markets in and near Souce

  • Gorron: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (26km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (32km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Souce, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Souce, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (32km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (33km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (34km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (38km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (47km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (49km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (53km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (54km)
  • Étang de la Valière (56km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (3km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (11km)
  • Juvigne (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Souce

Canton: Ambrières-les-Vallées

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53300

Distance to Souce

from Laval (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 329 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 619 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceauce, Couesmes-Vauce, Le Pas and Saint-Fraimbault.

This page in French: Visiter Souce