Berfay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Berfay in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 23 km from Berfay

Visit Berfay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Berfay in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 23 km and Lavardin at 29 km.

Berfay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many monuments from...

See Vendome guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


National Monument at 44 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

See Chateaudun guide


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

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

See Belleme guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

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

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but the town...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 59 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and other monuments...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de Blois is...

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at 69 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide

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Map of places to visit near Berfay


Markets in and near Berfay

  • Vibraye: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (8km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (10km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (18km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Berfay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Berfay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (27km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (33km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (44km)
  • Le pré Catelan (50km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (59km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (16km)
  • Coulaines (42km)

Geography and distances

Berfay is in the north-west of France at 42 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Berfay is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Berfay

Canton: Vibraye

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72320

Distance to Berfay

from Le Mans (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 521 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 Berfay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baillou, Conflans-sur-Anille, Rahay and Valennes.

This page in French: Visiter Berfay