Bourg-le-Roi tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bourg-le-Roi: highlights and tourist information

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Bourg-le-Roi is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Bourg-le-Roi is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 10 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bourg-le-Roi, 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 Bourg-le-Roi 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 Bourg-le-Roi

Markets in and near Bourg-le-Roi

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (11km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (17km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (30km)

More information about Bourg-le-Roi, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bourg-le-Roi, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (37km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (45km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (11km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (15km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (23km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-le-Roi

Canton: Saint-Paterne

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Bourg-le-Roi

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 315 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

Bourg-le-Roi 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 Bourg-le-Roi from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancinnes, Arconnay, Berus, Bethon, Champfleur, Cherisay, Coulombiers, Fye, Grandchamp, Livet-en-Saosnois, Louvigny, Oisseau-le-Petit, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saint-Rigomer-Des-Bois and Thoire-sous-Contensor.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-le-Roi