Asse-le-Boisne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Asse-le-Boisne in Sarthe

Photo is of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 5 km from Asse-le-Boisne

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Asse-le-Boisne 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 Asse-le-Boisne in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 5 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 7 km.

Asse-le-Boisne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 7 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as a centre...

See Alencon guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of...

See Sees guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide

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Markets in and near Asse-le-Boisne

  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (5km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (20km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (28km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Asse-le-Boisne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Asse-le-Boisne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Sassy (38km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (6km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (21km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)
  • La Cropte (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (46km)

Geography and distances

Asse-le-Boisne is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Asse-le-Boisne is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Asse-le-Boisne

Canton: Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72130

Distance to Asse-le-Boisne

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 573 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 Asse-le-Boisne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berus, Douillet, Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, Gesnes-le-Gandelin, Moulins-le-Carbonnel, Saint-Aubin-de-Locquenay, Saint-Leonard-Des-Bois, Saint-Ouen-de-Mimbre, Saint-Victeur and Souge-le-Ganelon.

This page in French: Visiter Asse-le-Boisne