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Courcelles-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courcelles-la-Foret in Sarthe

Photo is of Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 15 km from Courcelles-la-Foret

Visit Courcelles-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Courcelles-la-Foret is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 15 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Courcelles-la-Foret, 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 Courcelles-la-Foret in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


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

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

See Bauge guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied...

See Saulges guide


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

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of...

See Evron guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courcelles-la-Foret


Markets in and near Courcelles-la-Foret

  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (6km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (12km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (22km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (25km)

More information about Courcelles-la-Foret, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Courcelles-la-Foret, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (30km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (18km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (19km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (20km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (22km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (22km)
  • Parc de Lathan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (31km)
  • La Cropte (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (19km)

Geography and distances

Courcelles-la-Foret is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Courcelles-la-Foret is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcelles-la-Foret

Canton: Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72270

Distance to Courcelles-la-Foret

from Le Mans (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 377 km

from Nice: 724 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 582 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 Courcelles-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bousse, La Fontaine-Saint-Martin, Ligron, Malicorne-sur-Sarthe, Mezeray and Saint-Jean-de-la-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter Courcelles-la-Foret

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