Beaumont-sur-Sarthe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but the town itself has several places of interest

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Beaumont-sur-Sarthe. For detailed visitor information see the Beaumont-sur-Sarthe travel guide.

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 20 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, 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 Beaumont-sur-Sarthe 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 Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Markets in and near Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Market days in Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (10km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (16km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (23km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (24km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (32km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (35km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (21km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (22km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (36km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (23km)
  • Cogners (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

from Le Mans (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 328 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe 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 Beaumont-sur-Sarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asse-le-Riboul, Doucelles, Juille, Le Tronchet, Maresche, Meurce, Piace, Saint-Marceau, Teille and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Beaumont-sur-Sarthe