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Arnage tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arnage in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 9 km from Arnage

Visit Arnage: highlights and tourist information

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Arnage is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 9 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Arnage, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Arnage in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 9 km (direction )

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 31 km (direction south)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 32 km (direction west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 34 km (direction west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 38 km (direction west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

See Solesmes guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Arnage


Markets in and near Arnage

Market days in Arnage: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Arnage: market Saturday (0km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (12km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (22km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)

Hotels near Arnage

More information about Arnage, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Arnage, France

What to do at Arnage? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arnage.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (9km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (11km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (12km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (19km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (11km)
  • Cogners (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (4km)

Geography and distances

Arnage is in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Arnage is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arnage

Canton: Mans-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72230

Distance to Arnage

from Le Mans (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 357 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

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 Arnage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonnes, Fille, Guecelard, Laigne-en-Belin, Monce-en-Belin, Mulsanne, Ruaudin, Saint-Gervais-en-Belin and Spay.

This page in French: Visiter Arnage

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