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Briosne-les-Sables tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briosne-les-Sables in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 19 km from Briosne-les-Sables

Visit Briosne-les-Sables: highlights and tourist information

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Briosne-les-Sables is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 19 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briosne-les-Sables, 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 Briosne-les-Sables in Pays de la Loire.

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
 
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Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Alencon

Alencon

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

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

See Alencon guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 40 km (direction north-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
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-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 40 km (direction west-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
Sees

Sees

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

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

See Sees guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide

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Map of places to visit near Briosne-les-Sables

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Markets in and near Briosne-les-Sables

  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (2km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (20km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (29km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Briosne-les-Sables, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (37km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (40km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (41km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (28km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (48km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (22km)
  • Cogners (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Briosne-les-Sables is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Briosne-les-Sables is 163 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Briosne-les-Sables

Canton: Bonnétable

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72110

Distance to Briosne-les-Sables

from Le Mans (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 163 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 727 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 545 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 Briosne-les-Sables from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaufay, Bonnetable, Courcemont, Jauze, Rouperroux-le-Coquet, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Celerin, Terrehault and Torce-en-Vallee.

This page in French: Visiter Briosne-les-Sables

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