Bouloire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouloire in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 25 km from Bouloire

Visit Bouloire: highlights and tourist information

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Bouloire 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 Bouloire in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 25 km and Le Mans at 27 km.

Bouloire, 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 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction 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 42 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


at 43 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 44 km (direction north-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


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

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

See Belleme guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide

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Map of places to visit near Bouloire


Markets in and near Bouloire

  • Connerre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (13km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (15km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (17km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (21km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)

More information about Bouloire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouloire, France

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

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) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (25km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (38km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (14km)
  • Coulaines (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (31km)

Geography and distances

Bouloire is in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Bouloire is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouloire

Canton: Bouloire

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72440

Distance to Bouloire

from Le Mans (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 344 km

from Nice: 704 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 536 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 Bouloire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coudrecieux, Le Breil-sur-Merize, Maisoncelles, Nuille-le-Jalais, Saint-Mars-de-Locquenay and Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes.

This page in French: Visiter Bouloire