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Chantenay-Villedieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chantenay-Villedieu in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 6 km from Chantenay-Villedieu

Visit Chantenay-Villedieu: highlights and tourist information

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Chantenay-Villedieu is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 6 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chantenay-Villedieu, 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 Chantenay-Villedieu in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine...

See Solesmes guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame,...

See Evron guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 42 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Chantenay-Villedieu


Markets in and near Chantenay-Villedieu

  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (7km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (13km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (16km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (28km)

More information about Chantenay-Villedieu, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chantenay-Villedieu, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (29km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (6km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (15km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (25km)
  • Coulaines (29km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Chenille-Change (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (23km)

Geography and distances

Chantenay-Villedieu is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chantenay-Villedieu is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantenay-Villedieu

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72430

Distance to Chantenay-Villedieu

from Le Mans (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 590 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 Chantenay-Villedieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Vegre, Avoise, Cheville, Fontenay-sur-Vegre, Noyen-sur-Sarthe, Pirmil, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne, Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois and Tasse.

This page in French: Visiter Chantenay-Villedieu

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