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Chahaignes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chahaignes in Sarthe

Photo is of Lavardin at 28 km from Chahaignes

Visit Chahaignes: highlights and tourist information

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Chahaignes is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chahaignes is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 28 km and Chateau du Lude at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chahaignes, 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 Chahaignes 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 Chahaignes


Markets in and near Chahaignes

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (9km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (16km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (16km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (26km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (27km)

More information about Chahaignes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chahaignes, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (11km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (28km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Parc de Lathan (40km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (45km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (18km)
  • Coulaines (39km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (34km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chahaignes

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to Chahaignes

from Le Mans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

Chahaignes 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 Chahaignes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Deme, Flee, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Lhomme, Marcon, Thoire-sur-Dinan and Vouvray-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Chahaignes

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