Days Out: Mayenne (53)
Jardins des Renaudies
Over 3000 plants of different species can be found in this beautiful undulating garden in Colombiers du Plessis (53) which is open from 1 April to 14 October on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 13:30-18:00 and Sundays from 14:00-19:00.
Vieux Chateau and Musee dArt Naif de Laval
11th century chateau with over a hundred Naive paintings offering guided, hourly visits. At Place de la Tremoille, Laval (53).
Espace Culturel Louis Derbre
Louis Derbres workshop open to the public to witness the creation of sculptures in bronze, marble or stone. At rue Pierre et Marie Curie in Ernee (53).
Musee Communal Robert Tatin
Started in 1962 by Robert Tatin and containing his sculptures and paintings in the genre of mythic and imaginary characters. Exhibitions include films of his life and temporary exhibitions of other artists work. At La Frenouse, Cosse-le-Vivien (53).