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Laval, how such a little town can be flooded with so much tourist sites ?
Laval is a small city located in the southwestern part of France. Along the Mayenne river, you will discover a charming city classified "ville d’art et d’histoire", proof of its important and well-preserved heritage. So why don’t you come by train and see?
Admire the proud keep, that is overlooking the river and the bridge since the 13th century. From there, enjoy the view.
See the impressive ramparts and the Beucheresse’s gate, and compare the two castles. The old one dates back to the 12th century and houses now the museum of Naive Art, whereas the second castle is a great example of the second renaissance style architecture. If you like museums you can also visit the one of Sciences, the one of Public school, the wash-house boat, or the one of the dairy, called Lactopôle.
You may be spoiled for choice... And stroll around the historic centre to see the lovely half-timbered houses!
Getting to and from Laval
|From Paris Cdg Airport||02:34|
|From Marne La Vallee||02:20|
|From Le Mans||00:42|
|To Le Mans||01:05|
|To Paris Cdg Airport||04:33|
|To Marne La Vallee||04:44|
Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Laval.
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