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Avesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avesse in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 7 km from Avesse

Visit Avesse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 7 km and Saulges at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avesse, 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 Avesse in Pays de la Loire.

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

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
 
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Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Evron

Evron

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of...

See Evron guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Jublains

Jublains

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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Laval

Laval

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the...

See Laval guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avesse

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Markets in and near Avesse

  • Loue: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (15km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (22km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (23km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (24km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Avesse, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Avesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (32km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (8km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (22km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (18km)
  • Coulaines (34km)
  • Coudray (35km)
  • Chenille-Change (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avesse is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Avesse is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avesse

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72350

Distance to Avesse

from Le Mans (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 596 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 Avesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheville, Fontenay-sur-Vegre, Mareil-en-Champagne, Poille-sur-Vegre, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne and Vire-en-Champagne.

This page in French: Visiter Avesse

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