Mayenne is renowned for its wine and butter

Mayenne (53)

Properties for sale in Mayenne

MayenneMayenne is named after the Mayenne river. The department is surrounded by the departments of Manche, Orne, Sarthe, Maine-et-Loire, and Ille-et-Vilaine.

Mayenne is mostly rural, famous for its agriculture and race horses. This is a perfect department for a countryside retreat; a department were it is alleged there are more cattle than people. Once full of barges transporting agricultural produce, today the river Mayenne is only used for fishing, leisure trips and water sports.


Laval, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire

Prefecture - Laval

Places of Interest:

Saulges - prehistoric caves
Jublains - Roman remains
Bourgon, Laval and Mezangers – historic towns with castles
Ste-Suzanne – a fortified town were William the Conqueror led an unsuccessful siege.

Weather in Mayenne

Travelling to Mayenne


Nearest Ferry Ports to Mayenne

French Terminal St Malo Caen Cherbourg Roscoff Le Havre Dieppe Calais Dunkerque
Approx. journey time to Laval 1hr 40min 2hr 20min 3hr 3hr 3hr 3hr 20min 4hr 40min 5hr

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Nearest Airports:

Airport Angers Tours Nantes Poitiers
Approx. journey time to Laval  1hr 10min 1hr 45min 2hr 10min 2hr 45min



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TGV Stations in the Pays de la Loire:

Laval, Le Croisic, La Baule-Escoublac, Le Mans, Le Pouliguen, La Roche-sur Yon, Les Sables-d'Olonne, Nantes, Pornichet, Savenay, St Nazaire