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Photo of Cheville in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 7 km from Cheville

Visit Cheville: highlights and tourist information

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Cheville is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 7 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Cheville, 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 Cheville in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 14 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 19 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

See Laval guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 45 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 Cheville


Markets in and near Cheville

  • Loue: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (15km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (18km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (20km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (25km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Cheville, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cheville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (30km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (32km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (7km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (20km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (44km)

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 (20km)
  • Coulaines (33km)
  • Coudray (36km)
  • Chenille-Change (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (27km)

Geography and distances

Cheville is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Cheville is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheville

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72350

Distance to Cheville

from Le Mans (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 748 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 594 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 Cheville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesse, Chantenay-Villedieu, Fontenay-sur-Vegre, Loue, Mareil-en-Champagne, Poille-sur-Vegre, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne and Vire-en-Champagne.

This page in French: Visiter Cheville

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