Rene travel guide
Visit Rene: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Alencon at 19 km from Rene
Location: Rene is situated in the Sarthe department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the north-west of France at 29 km from Le Mans, the department capital. (General information: Rene is 169 km from Paris and 319 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Rene: these include Alencon at 19 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 23 km. Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a listed most beautiful village at 23 km and Coulaines is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 28 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Rene, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Rene
Le Mans 30km
See France This Way travel guides for and Pays-de-la-Loire (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Rene.
Note that all distances from Rene shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Rene holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Rene
- Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market every Tuesday (9km)
- Mamers: market every Monday (14km)
- Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market every Saturday (15km)
- Bonnetable: market every Tuesday & Friday (19km)
- Alencon: market every Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
- Conlie: market every Thursday (25km)
- Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market every Wednesday (28km)
- Sille-le-Guillaume: market every Wednesday (28km)
- Connerre: market every Wednesday (31km)
- Le Mans: market every every day except Monday (33km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rene and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Rene map below.
Most Beautiful Village Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (23km)
National Monument Carrouges Chateau (42km)
Regional Natural Parc Normandie-Maine (40km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (30km); Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (30km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du Mirail (39km); Jardin du château de Vilaines (39km); Jardins de la Massonnière (43km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Le Mans (33km)
Town Of Art And History Le Mans (30km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Coulaines (28km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Spaycific'Zoo (40km)
Map of places to visit near Rene & Location Information
Distance to Rene
from Le Mans (local prefecture): 29 km
from Paris: 169 km
from Calais: 319 km
from Nice: 745 km
from Bordeaux: 387 km
from Strasbourg: 556 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Rene): Cherance, Courgains, Dangeul, Disse-sous-Ballon, Doucelles, Grandchamp, Les Mees, Meurce, Nouans, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saosnes, Thoigne, Thoire-sous-Contensor and Vivoin.
Sarthe 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 Rene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Rene