Beaumont-sur-Sarthe tourism and travel guide

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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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 20 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 22 km.

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 39 km (direction east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

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at 40 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


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

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

See Sees guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, France

What to do at Beaumont-sur-Sarthe? 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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is 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).

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

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