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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Mayenne

Located in the Pays de la Loire region and the department of Mayenne, the common Saulges part of the borough of Laval, Township Meslay-du-Maine, and the joint community and Charnie Erve.

Small town character, Saulges belongs to the Country of Art and History Coëvrons-Mayenne.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude47.9831300 (N 47° 58’ 59”)
Longitude-0.4067420 (W 0° 24’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 47m to 112m
Surface area21.81 km²
Population305 inhabitants
Density13 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLaval (35 km, 37 min)
Insee code53257
IntercommunalityCC des Coëvrons
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Pierre-sur-Erve4.1 km (7 min)
Chémeré-le-Roi4.4 km (5 min)
Bannes4.8 km (7 min)
Thorigné-en-Charnie5.3 km (8 min)
Ballée6 km (9 min)
Cossé-en-Champagne6.6 km (9 min)
Épineux-le-Seguin7.5 km (9 min)
Saint-Jean-sur-Erve8.1 km (12 min)
La Cropte9 km (10 min)
La Bazouge-de-Chemeré9.1 km (11 min)
Beaumont-Pied-de-Boeuf9.7 km (16 min)
Vaiges9.7 km (14 min)
Préaux9.7 km (13 min)
Viré-en-Champagne11.2 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

The site Saulges, Natura 2000, is famous for its prehistoric caves and natural heritage (Saulges canyon on the river Erve).

City of Saulges houses two religious buildings, the chapel of Saint-Pierre (Carolingian) and Notre Dame, and a hermitage, founded by St. Céneré of Saulges.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres


Saulges village in Mayenne, between Laval and Sable-sur-Sarthe
Saulges village in Mayenne, between Laval and Sable-sur-Sarthe
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Watermill Thevalles.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Karting on an International Circuit
Sports sensations18 € Laval (26 km)
Fishing on a private course of 1st category
Nature and the great outdoors10 € La Haie-Traversaine (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From one mill to another
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Sulpice (25 km)
Brissarthe Church - The Hague Castle
HikeIntermediate3h00Brissarthe (32 km)
Fontenelle Circuit
HikeEasy1h45Laigné (34 km)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (56 km)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals