Villepail tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 16 km from Villepail

Visit Villepail: highlights and tourist information

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Villepail 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 Villepail in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 16 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 16 km.

Villepail, 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 16 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 21 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...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jublains guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 35 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...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of...

See Sees guide

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Map of places to visit near Villepail


Markets in and near Villepail

  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (5km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (22km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (25km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (29km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (34km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Villepail, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Villepail, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (55km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (15km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (28km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (30km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (24km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (33km)
  • Coulaines (54km)

Geography and distances

Villepail is in the center of France at 52 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Villepail is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villepail

Canton: Villaines-la-Juhel

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53250

Distance to Villepail

from Laval (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 322 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Villepail from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crennes-sur-Fraubee, Javron-les-Chapelles, Saint-Cyr-en-Pail and Villaines-la-Juhel.

This page in French: Visiter Villepail