Coulonge tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 6 km from Coulonge

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Coulonge in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 6 km and Bauge at 28 km.

Coulonge, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Ussé

Chateau d'Ussé

Castle at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The imposing Chateau d'Usse, next to the Loire, is an imposing medieval-renaissance...

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Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

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at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The village of Azay-le-Rideau is best known for its castle but also...

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Markets in and near Coulonge

  • Le Lude: market Thursday (6km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (18km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (23km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (26km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (26km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Coulonge, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Coulonge, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (36km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (6km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (15km)
  • Parc de Lathan (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (35km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (45km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (48km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Cogners (40km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (26km)

Geography and distances

Coulonge is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Coulonge is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonge

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72800

Distance to Coulonge

from Le Mans (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 382 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 569 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 Coulonge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne-Racan, Le Lude and Sarce.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonge


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