Beaufay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beaufay: highlights and tourist information

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Beaufay is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 19 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Beaufay is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 19 km and Le Mans at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beaufay, 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 Beaufay 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 Beaufay

Markets in and near Beaufay

  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (23km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (28km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Beaufay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Beaufay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (42km)
  • Normandie-Maine (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (36km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (42km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (30km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (49km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (18km)
  • Cogners (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaufay

Canton: Ballon

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72110

Distance to Beaufay

from Le Mans (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 330 km

from Nice: 727 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnetable, Briosne-les-Sables, Courceboeufs, Courcemont, Saint-Celerin, Sille-le-Philippe and Torce-en-Vallee.

This page in French: Visiter Beaufay