First Visit to Mayenne 

Tourist Attractions

our best suggestions 

In Mayenne, Britanny & upper Loire we are surrounded by Late Medieval & Renaissance Chateaus. From 500m to 2 hours drive from L'Hotel de Hercé.

You will enjoy our private guided DayTours of Western France. Across Mayenne, Upper Loire Valley, Brittany & Lower Normandy.

 Matt Williamson leads our Military History Tours from the Gauls & Romans to the Liberation of France in WW2. 

Wargames are the ultimate tabletop game played with the roll of a dice and model soldiers. A game of chance & strategy, you can take up the challenge & see if you can change history.  A study in tactics, logic & strategic thinking, most of all loads of fun. Played on a large table with full set of miniature armies perfect in historical detail. Discover French history as never before. Will you choose Julius Cesar against the Gaul’s, the coming of Charlemagne, The Viking raids and Norman invasion, French Revolution Vendee Rebellion or the DDay liberation against the Germans? All history on the doorstep of l'Hotel de Hercé and Mayenne. A unique way to spend a relaxing afternoon on your holiday.

Great range of shopping in Mayenne & Laval. 

  • Mayenne Markets Local food produce for artisan producers every Saturday 8am - 1pm 

  • Laval Markets regional food produce from artisan producers every Saturday 8am - 1pm 

  • Mayenne Women's fashion, shoes, leather goods, lingerie, beauty, perfumes, Menswear, children's clothes & shoes, hairdressers, beauty salons, jewellery & fashion accessories, books, homewares.

  • Laval Town fashion & homewares 

  • Vintage Shopping Emmaus Laval Open Saturdays & Wednesdays closed between 12-2 pm