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Photo is of Jublains at 14 km from Trans

Visit Trans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jublains at 14 km and Evron at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Trans, 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 Trans in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Jublains guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Evron guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saulges guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known...

See Alencon guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laval guide

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

Map of places to visit near Trans


Markets in and near Trans

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (8km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Trans, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Trans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (48km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (36km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Sassy (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (24km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • La Cropte (38km)
  • Coulaines (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (51km)

Geography and distances

Trans is in the center of France at 41 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Trans is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Trans

Canton: Bais

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53160

Distance to Trans

from Laval (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 336 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 383 km

from Strasbourg: 595 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 Trans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bais, Champgeneteux, Courcite, Ize and Saint-Thomas-de-Courceriers.

This page in French: Visiter Trans

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