Doucelles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Doucelles: highlights and tourist information

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Doucelles is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Doucelles is 174 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Doucelles

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Doucelles 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 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