Contilly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contilly in Sarthe

Visit Contilly: highlights and tourist information

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Contilly is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Contilly is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 14 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Contilly, 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 Contilly 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 Contilly

Markets in and near Contilly

  • Mamers: market Monday (6km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (29km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (30km)

More information about Contilly, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Contilly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (31km)
  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (30km)
  • Sassy (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (9km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (28km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Contilly

Canton: Mamers

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72600

Distance to Contilly

from Le Mans (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 544 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillieres-Beauvoir, Bleves, Chemilli, La Perriere, Les Aulneaux, Louzes, Mamers, Marollette, Montgaudry, Pervencheres, Saint-Longis, Sure, Vezot and Villaines-la-Carelle.

This page in French: Visiter Contilly