Villaines-la-Juhel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 17 km from Villaines-la-Juhel

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Villaines-la-Juhel is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villaines-la-Juhel in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 17 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 17 km.

Villaines-la-Juhel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 17 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

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at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

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at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 25 km (direction west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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

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

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

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

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at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Villaines-la-Juhel

Market days in Villaines-la-Juhel: weekly market: Monday;

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (0km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (23km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (27km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (32km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Villaines-la-Juhel, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Villaines-la-Juhel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (52km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (41km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (15km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (32km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (34km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (23km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
  • La Cropte (46km)
  • Coulaines (51km)

Geography and distances

Villaines-la-Juhel is in the center of France at 47 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Villaines-la-Juhel is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaines-la-Juhel

Canton: Villaines-la-Juhel

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53700

Distance to Villaines-la-Juhel

from Laval (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 592 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 Villaines-la-Juhel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Averton, Courcite, Crennes-sur-Fraubee, Loupfougeres and Villepail.

This page in French: Visiter Villaines-la-Juhel