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Ecorpain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecorpain in Sarthe

Photo is of Lavardin at 27 km from Ecorpain

Visit Ecorpain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 27 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecorpain, 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 Ecorpain in Pays de la Loire.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle...

See Lavardin guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history',...

See Vendome guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


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

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

See Belleme guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Blois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecorpain


Markets in and near Ecorpain

  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (6km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (16km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (18km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (28km)

More information about Ecorpain, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ecorpain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (19km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (50km)
  • Le pré Catelan (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (8km)
  • Coulaines (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (39km)

Geography and distances

Ecorpain is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Ecorpain is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecorpain

Canton: Saint-Calais

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72120

Distance to Ecorpain

from Le Mans (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 529 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 Ecorpain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Evaille, Montaille, Saint-Gervais-de-Vic, Sainte-Cerotte and Sainte-Osmane.

This page in French: Visiter Ecorpain

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