Chenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chenay in Sarthe

Visit Chenay: highlights and tourist information

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Chenay is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Chenay is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 6 km and Sees at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chenay, 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 Chenay 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 Chenay

Markets in and near Chenay

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (19km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (22km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (35km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)

More information about Chenay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chenay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (8km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (13km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (15km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chenay

Canton: Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Chenay

from Le Mans (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 559 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alencon, Arconnay, Cerise, Chasse, Forges, Hauterive, Larre, Le Chevain, Lignieres-la-Carelle, Montigny, Neuilly-le-Bisson, Saint-Paterne, Semalle and Valframbert.

This page in French: Visiter Chenay