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Cherance tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 7 km from Cherance

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Visit Cherance: highlights and tourist information

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Cherance is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Cherance is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 7 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cherance, 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 Cherance 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 Cherance


Markets in and near Cherance

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (16km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Cherance, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cherance, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (31km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (39km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (42km)
  • Sassy (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (15km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (30km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cherance

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Cherance

from Le Mans (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 320 km

from Nice: 748 km

from Bordeaux: 388 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulombiers, Doucelles, Grandchamp, Juille, Les Mees, Meurce, Nouans, Piace, Rene, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saint-Germain-sur-Sarthe, Thoire-sous-Contensor and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Cherance

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