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Walks, Discoveries & Visits

Discover Laval

From the Hotel Perier du Bignon, you will be ideally located for exploring Laval, its historic center and all its points of interest. We give you an appointment at the reception to find out all the good addresses or directly at the Laval tourist office.

 During your stopover in Laval, we suggest you take a tour of the Château de Laval, built on a rocky outcrop from the 11th century, above the river La Mayenne. We advise you to take a tour of Lactopôle , the Cité du Lait, a museum on milk and cheese, unique in its kind. For walks along the water, take a trip to the river stop, five minutes from the Hotel. You can rent motor boats without a license, pedal boats, canoes or bicycles for walking.

Paris Paris the light city.

Located just 286 kilometers from Paris, approximately 1.5 hours by train, our hotel in Laval offers a peaceful getaway close to the excitement of Paris. Discover the magic of the City of Lights, with its emblematic monuments, elegant avenues and refined cuisine. Come enjoy the quiet charm of Laval and the cultural excitement of Paris, just a train ride away.

Capital of Brittany Reindeer

Just 45 minutes drive from Laval, you will be in the heart of the city of Rennes . This metropolis of Art and History offers its visitors a multitude of activities and walks. We advise you to stroll through the cobbled streets, discover the half-timbered houses, stroll through the Jardin du Thabor, stroll through the Marché des Lices, marvel at Saint-Pierre Cathedral and take a tour of the central Halles .

Bits of history The castles of the Loire

The Loire Valley is recognized as the favorite residence of the Kings of France during the Renaissance. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Loire Valley is renowned for its many historic castles. Discover some of the most beautiful castles of the Loire: Amboise, Chenonceau, Chinon, Loches, Villandry, Montbazon, Rivau, Gaillard and many others.

Unmissable site of the English Channel The Mont Saint Michel

Only 110 km away, you will find the coastline closest to Laval, which is notably home to Mont Saint Michel . This masterpiece of medieval architecture from the 13th century is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Cross the bay of Mont Saint Michel and visit the Abbey built on this granite rock islet.

Breathtaking landscapes Saint Malo

In one hour and 40 minutes, you will be in Saint-Malo , by the sea. Come and discover this corsair city and its surroundings strewn with beaches as far as the eye can see. Sheltered by ramparts dating from the 12th century, this walk is essential to discover the city. We will also advise you to stop in restaurants where Breton know-how is honoured.

The unmissable dates Events in Laval

The year in Laval is punctuated by numerous festive events, where locals and visitors come together in a good mood. During your stop at the Hôtel Perier du Bignon, don’t miss these few events:

  • • Tic Tac Tectonique exhibition: from August 26, 2023 to March 10, 2024
  • • Culture – The singularity of naive art: from September 23 to December 10, 2023
  • • The lights of Laval: monumental projections at Château-neuf and illuminated walk in Old Laval: from December 2, 2023 to January 7, 2024
  • • The Laval Ferris wheel: from December 2, 2023 to January 14, 2024
  • • Drone show (the lights of Laval): December 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. (Les Pommeraies Laval)
  • • Family Christmas: December 15, 2023
  • • Ballet & Orchestra – Nutcracker: December 16, 2023
  • • Goldman Concert: January 13, 2024
  • • One man show Artus: February 7, 2024
  • • Laval Half Marathon: March 24, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.
  • • Laval Virtual: April 10 to 12, 2024
  • • The 3 Elephants Festival: May 31 and June 1, 2024
  • • The Music Festival: June 21, 2024
  • • Laval la Plage: summer 2024
  • • Festivities of July 14, 2024
  • • OFNIJEC (Unidentified Flying Objects): July 2024
  • • Festival Le Chainon Manquant: from September 17 to 22, 2024
  • • Heritage Days: third weekend of September
  • • Les Foulées d’Octobre Rose: October 2024
  • • Concert – Patrick Bruel: October 5, 2024
  • • Judicial Film Festival: November 2024
  • • J2K Festival, Youth of Karactère: November 2024

Our second establishment in Laval The Hotel Le Petit Perier

In the charming town of Laval, we offer you a second hotel establishment, Hôtel Le Petit Perier. This 3-star hotel is located in the center of Laval and offers 33 rooms and 5 junior suites. 

You can stay at the hotel, eat in the restaurant and organize your seminars.