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Doucelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Doucelles in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 4 km from Doucelles

Visit Doucelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 4 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Doucelles, 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 Doucelles in Pays de la Loire.

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche...

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Sees

Sees

at 39 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Evron

Evron

at 44 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Le Perche guide

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

Map of places to visit near Doucelles

 
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Markets in and near Doucelles

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (18km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (20km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Doucelles, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Doucelles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (28km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (36km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (39km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (18km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (21km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (26km)
  • Cogners (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Doucelles is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Doucelles is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Doucelles

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Doucelles

from Le Mans (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 323 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 560 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 Doucelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Cherance, Coulombiers, Grandchamp, Juille, Luce-sous-Ballon, Maresche, Meurce, Nouans, Piace, Rene, Saint-Germain-sur-Sarthe and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Doucelles

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