Avesnes-en-Saosnois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avesnes-en-Saosnois: highlights and tourist information

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Avesnes-en-Saosnois is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Avesnes-en-Saosnois is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 18 km and Belleme at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avesnes-en-Saosnois, 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 Avesnes-en-Saosnois in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Avesnes-en-Saosnois

Markets in and near Avesnes-en-Saosnois

  • Mamers: market Monday (10km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (31km)

More information about Avesnes-en-Saosnois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Avesnes-en-Saosnois, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avesnes-en-Saosnois.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (35km)
  • Normandie-Maine (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (50km)
  • Sassy (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (18km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (29km)
  • Cogners (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avesnes-en-Saosnois

Canton: Marolles-les-Braults

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72260

Distance to Avesnes-en-Saosnois

from Le Mans (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 735 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

Avesnes-en-Saosnois 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 Avesnes-en-Saosnois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Commerveil, Courcival, Disse-sous-Ballon, Jauze, Marolles-les-Braults, Monce-en-Saosnois, Monhoudou, Nauvay, Peray, Rouperroux-le-Coquet, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Calez-en-Saosnois, Saint-Pierre-Des-Ormes, Saint-Remy-Des-Monts and Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres.

This page in French: Visiter Avesnes-en-Saosnois