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Cogners tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cogners in Sarthe

Photo is of Lavardin at 22 km from Cogners

Visit Cogners: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Cogners include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 22 km and Vendome at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cogners, 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 Cogners in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle...

See Lavardin guide


at 32 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 36 km (direction east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 56 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide


at 66 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cogners


Markets in and near Cogners

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (9km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (20km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (22km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (22km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (26km)

Hotels near Cogners

More information about Cogners, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cogners, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (12km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (27km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (45km)
  • Parc de Lathan (58km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (39km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (46km)

Geography and distances

Cogners is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Cogners is 166 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cogners

Canton: Saint-Calais

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72310

Distance to Cogners

from Le Mans (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 166 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 531 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 Cogners from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Evaille, Saint-Georges-de-la-Couee, Sainte-Cerotte, Sainte-Osmane and Vance.

This page in French: Visiter Cogners

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