Artheze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Artheze in Sarthe

Photo is of Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 9 km from Artheze

Visit Artheze: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Artheze in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 9 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 14 km.

Artheze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
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at 27 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


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

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

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

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

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

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide

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Markets in and near Artheze

  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (4km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (16km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (18km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (26km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (28km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Artheze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (11km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (34km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (21km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (26km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (27km)
  • Parc de Lathan (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (34km)
  • Coulaines (36km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Chenille-Change (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Artheze is in the north-west of France at 35 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Artheze is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Artheze

Canton: Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72270

Distance to Artheze

from Le Mans (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 590 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 Artheze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bousse, Crosmieres, Le Bailleul, Malicorne-sur-Sarthe and Villaines-sous-Malicorne.

This page in French: Visiter Artheze


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