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What to see & Do 
Mayenne 53

just a few of our favorites  

Self Drive Holidays

​Mayenne Department of France is located at the junction of Normandy Brittany, Pays de Loire. With good access to UK Ferry ports, TGV from Paris or drive. The Mayenne region is the perfect base to explore, west France. Base yourself in L'Hotel de Herce B&B a beautiful 17th Barons townhouse. Enjoy a wonderful holiday where you can do as much or as little as you like.

Scroll down to see just how much is on offer. 

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Based at L'Hotel de Herce B&B 

Markets, Broncantes Shops

  • Mayenne & Laval Markets  Regional produce markets for artisan producers every Saturday 8am - 1pm 

  • Toile de Mayenne Luxuary Furnishing Fabric Manufacturing & retail & Clearance shop. Fontaine Daniel 

  • Vintage Shopping Where we shop  

       Ariel Brocante Open every  2nd               Saturday & just amazing.                           Cidre Barn Brocante Mayenne              ancient barns full to the brim with            anything & everything beautiful.              We can arrange your visit.        

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

  • Mayenne Town Centre  Fashion, Beauty, Homewares, dining


Photos Fiona Bowring 

Regional Chateaux

Mayenne, Britanny & upper Loire landscapes are dotted with Medieval,  Renaissance, and 18thc Chateaux. 

We can arrange Guided Tours to

 these destinations. 


Ask about our Day tour

Destinations within 2 hours drive

All destination available as a Day Tour 

Love the Outdoors

Great options for self drive holiday's 

Wargames  The ultimate tabletop game, played with dice, in this a game of chance & strategy, you can change history.   Played in our 18thc fully panelled Salon de Guerre,  played on a large table with miniature armies perfect in historical detail. Experience French history, tour a battle site in the morning and play the battle in the afternoon. Choose Julius Cesar against the Gaul’s, the coming of Charlemagne, William the Conquer, The Revolution and Vendee Rebellion or WW2 Liberation of the Mayenne by Patton.  History on the doorstep of l'Hotel de Hercé. a  unique way to spend a relaxing afternoon on your holiday.


Matthew speciality see our Wargames Holiday tab above

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