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Degre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Degre in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 11 km from Degre

Visit Degre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 11 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Degre, 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 Degre in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 21 km (direction north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
 
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Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Saulges

Saulges

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

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

See Saulges guide
Evron

Evron

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Alencon

Alencon

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

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

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

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

See Chateau du Lude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Degre

 
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Markets in and near Degre

  • Conlie: market Thursday (10km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (16km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (18km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Degre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Degre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (11km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (12km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (18km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (36km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (10km)
  • La Cropte (43km)
  • Cogners (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Degre is in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Degre is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Degre

Canton: Conlie

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72550

Distance to Degre

from Le Mans (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 347 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 571 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 Degre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigne, Chaufour-Notre-Dame, Coulans-sur-Gee, Cures, Fay, La Milesse, La Quinte, Lavardin, Rouillon and Trange.

This page in French: Visiter Degre

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