Château de Craon

Laval
Loire Valley
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

This magnificently furnished 18thC château is surrounded by a beautiful estate with French formal gardens and an English landscaped park with ancient trees. 2 of the living rooms have panelling dating from the Louis XVI period.

Nearby attractions

Take a relaxing cruise on board the Hirondelle boat, which takes up to 118 passengers, on the river Mayenne. Trips depart from Chenillé Changé, Grez Neuville or Angers. Meals can be served in the restaurant on board.

This fascinating museum dedicated to the history of the dairy and cheese industry was created by the Lactalis company. It explains the evolution of the manufacturing process from cottage industry to today's high technology....

Rising over the pretty town of Châteaugiron, named as a small town of character, Chateau...

The first of its kind in Europe, Terra Botanica is a fun and educational plant-life theme park to explore and discover through interactive activities. Amongst the 110,000m² of gardens, aquatic areas and glasshouses you'll find...

Places to visit nearby

Laval in Western Loire is a pretty town on the Mayenne river where a charming château sits on a rocky outcrop, and some remarkably well-preserved Gallo-Roman baths can be found nearby.

Angers in Atlantic Loire Valley is an artistic city on the banks of the River Maine, that is steeped in medieval history and full of beautiful gardens and parks.

Fougères in Brittany is a charming town that is home to the Château de Fougères, the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

Nearby events

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Les Accroche-Cœurs, festival

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Les Accroche-Cœurs, festival

Bringing theatre out into the streets.The Accroche-Cœurs is an annual theatre festival that takes...