La Chapelle-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chapelle-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-du-Bois is situated in the Sarthe, Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 37 km from Le Mans, the department capital. (General information: La Chapelle-du-Bois is 147 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 6 km and Belleme at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-du-Bois, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to La Chapelle-du-Bois in Pays de la Loire. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-du-Bois

Markets in and near La Chapelle-du-Bois

  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (6km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (21km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (22km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (26km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (30km)

More information about La Chapelle-du-Bois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions to visit near La Chapelle-du-Bois, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chapelle-du-Bois and wondering what to do next!

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (25km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (27km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (51km) [Map]
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (52km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (33km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (53km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (55km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (41km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (36km) [Map]
  • Cogners (39km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (47km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-du-Bois

Canton: Ferté-Bernard

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72400

Distance to La Chapelle-du-Bois

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 147 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 387 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

La Chapelle-du-Bois is in the north-west of France. Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to La Chapelle-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from La Chapelle-du-Bois): Bellou-le-Trichard, Cherre, Dehault, La Bosse, La Ferte-Bernard, Preval, Saint-Aubin-Des-Coudrais and Souvigne-sur-Meme.

This page in French: Visitez La Chapelle-du-Bois