Nyoiseau : A few words about histry - The Points of interest and places to visit in surroundings
The iron mines
Other Points of Interest
Nyoiseau, a small borough with the hollow of the hills, between Mayenne and Anjou.
A place marked by the history of its Royal Abbey 'Notre Dame de Nyoiseau' founded in 1109, by a disciple of Robert d' Arbrissel fore-mentioned Solomon. In 1516, around the abbey become royal with François 1er, develops an increasingly prosperous borough. While crossing the borough of Nyoiseau, you will be able to also discover his Gallo-Roman bridge.
At about 500 meters of 'Le Relais des Hirondelles', you will be able to also visit the park of the high school of Notre Dame d' Orveau, with her Castle of 19th and its exceptional contemporary Vault by its architecture. It was built in 1962-1963 by the Lamaison architect.
In 1912, whereas the population lives especially on agriculture, the company of the Iron Mines of Segré buys concessions with Nyoiseau, fact call to the inhabitants to exploit the seam, built mining cities with Charmont, Brèges and Bois 2. The unfavourable economic conjuncture obliges to stop the exploitation in the years 1980.
In 2000, the square of the mine finds a new life since the establishment of artists, sculptors, painters, illuminator, cabinet-maker and others, grouped under Central name 7. They expose their works regularly.
* NB : Distances and duration are based GPS french Map 2016
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