Vire-en-Champagne travel guide
Visit Vire-en-Champagne: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Saulges at 9 km from Vire-en-Champagne
Location: Vire-en-Champagne is situated in the Sarthe department (Pays-de-la-Loire region) in the north-west of France at 36 km from Le Mans, the department capital. (General information: Vire-en-Champagne is 217 km from Paris and 364 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Vire-en-Champagne: these include Saulges at 9 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 14 km. Saulges is a listed town of art and history at 9 km and Jardins de la Massonnière is a listed remarkable garden at 11 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 Vire-en-Champagne, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Vire-en-Champagne
Le Mans 36km
Chateau du Lude 50km
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 Vire-en-Champagne.
Note that all distances from Vire-en-Champagne shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Vire-en-Champagne holidays and travel
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Markets near Vire-en-Champagne
- Loue: market every Tuesday (11km)
- Sable-sur-Sarthe: market every Monday (17km)
- Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market every Saturday (19km)
- Evron: market every Thursday (20km)
- Meslay-du-Maine: market every Friday (20km)
- Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market every Friday (24km)
- Sille-le-Guillaume: market every Wednesday (25km)
- Conlie: market every Thursday (25km)
- La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market every Thursday (26km)
- Allonnes: market every Tuesday (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 Vire-en-Champagne and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Vire-en-Champagne map below.
Most Beautiful Village Sainte-Suzanne (14km)
Recommended Detour Chateau-Gontier (35km); La Fleche (36km)
Religious Monument Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (36km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins de la Massonnière (11km); Jardins du Mirail (18km); Jardin du château de Vilaines (25km); Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (43km); Parc et jardins du château du Lude (50km)
Ville Fleurie 4* La Cropte (16km); Coudray (34km); Chateau-Gontier (36km); Coulaines (37km); Chenille-Change (42km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Spaycific'Zoo (33km)
Map of places to visit near Vire-en-Champagne & Location Information
Distance to Vire-en-Champagne
from Le Mans (local prefecture): 36 km
from Paris: 217 km
from Calais: 364 km
from Nice: 754 km
from Bordeaux: 351 km
from Strasbourg: 598 km
* distances are direct not by road!
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 Vire-en-Champagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Vire-en-Champagne