Chaufour-Notre-Dame tourism and travel guide

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Chaufour-Notre-Dame 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 Chaufour-Notre-Dame in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 9 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 23 km.

Chaufour-Notre-Dame, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 27 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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at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-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 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

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

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Markets in and near Chaufour-Notre-Dame

  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (11km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (13km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (15km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (21km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Chaufour-Notre-Dame, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (9km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (9km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (11km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (17km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (26km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (9km)
  • La Cropte (43km)
  • Cogners (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (13km)

Geography and distances

Chaufour-Notre-Dame is in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chaufour-Notre-Dame is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaufour-Notre-Dame

Canton: Allonnes

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72550

Distance to Chaufour-Notre-Dame

from Le Mans (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 735 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 571 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 Chaufour-Notre-Dame from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigne, Coulans-sur-Gee, Degre, Fay, La Milesse, La Quinte, Lavardin, Pruille-le-Chetif, Rouillon, Saint-Georges-du-Bois, Saint-Saturnin, Souligne-Flace and Trange.

This page in French: Visiter Chaufour-Notre-Dame


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