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Photo is of Lassay-les-Chateaux at 13 km from Souce

Visit Souce: highlights and tourist information

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Souce is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

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!

Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jublains guide
Evron

Evron

at 40 km (direction south-east)

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Vire

Vire

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Laval

Laval

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 46 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction 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
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near Souce

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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

What to do at Souce? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Souce is in the center of France at 45 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Souce is 225 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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