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Things to do

For guests wanting to explore or look for adventure, there are many wonderful places to visit, including historical villages, market towns, castles, flea markets (brocantes), beaches, lakes, forests, gardens, cider farms,  and much much more. 

Explore Mayenne, Normandy, Brittany

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Discover beautiful Haute Mayenne - Markets, restaurants & bars, caves, lakes, museums, walking & hiking, horse riding, crafts, local producers, activities, workshops, and lots more!

visit: https://www.mayenne-tourisme.com/offices-de-tourisme-mayenne-53/la-haute-mayenne/preparez-votre-sejour/

Visit: https://www.mayenne-tourisme.com/

Saint Mars Sur La Futaie

Local Village - Saint Mars-sur-la-Futaie (3.7km) situated in the Mayenne department & Pays de la Loire region. This pretty little French village with local shop, post office, fishing lake, and restaurant,  is the notable  site of the oldest known tree in France, a Hawthorn growing alongside the village church.

Le Mont Saint Michel (55km) (Normandy) - Impressive Iconic Abbey and tidal Island in Normandy - A must see French historical, cultural, and geographical attraction. Visit:

https://www.normandie-tourisme.fr/les-incontournables/le-mont-saint-michel/

Mont Saint Michel Normandy
D-Day Landing Beaches
D-Day Memorial

The D-Day Landing Beaches (160km) (Normandy). Site of remembrance include many memorials, cemeteries, and museums, that commemorate the epic history. For more information and visitors guide of the D-Day Landing beaches and the battle of Normandy visit:

https://en.normandie-tourisme.fr/discover/history/d-day-and-the-battle-of-normandy/

Local Pontmain  (7.5km) (Mayenne) a Marian city, is know as a sanctuary town which attracts tourist and pilgrims and is home to an astonishing basilica. Walk the trails that surround Pontmain, believed to bring you close to nature & give you energy. Visit:

 https://www.mayenne-tourisme.com/en/valleys-of-the-mayenne/the-haute-mayenne/our-essentials/pontmain/

Pontmain Mayenne
Fourgères Brittany

Fourgères (23km) (Brittany) historical market town, Château fe Fourgères, the largest medieval fortress in Europe, public gardens with terrific views across the medieval town.

Shopping, càfes, restaurants, bars, and hiking circuits. For more information visit:

https://www.destination-fougeres.bzh/

Le Mans (135km) - 24hours of Le Mans Motor Museum visit: https://www.lemans-musee24h.com/en/

Le Mans Motor Museum
Haras Du Pin Normandy

Haras National Du Pin (105km) is open to visits every day from April 1 to October 2, and offers activities for the whole family. For more information and brochure visit:

https://www.haras-national-du-pin.com/

 

Château de Carrouges (76km) is open all year for opening times and full information visit:

https://www.chateau-carrouges.fr/en

In the heart of Orne, Normandy, this beautiful pink brick and granite castle has high slate roofs reflected in its moat and 10 hectare park, owned by the same family for seven centuries.  

Château de Carrouges Normandy
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