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Fatines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 12 km from Fatines

Visit Fatines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 12 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fatines, 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 Fatines in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


at 46 km (direction east-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
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction 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 48 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fatines


Markets in and near Fatines

  • Connerre: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (18km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (29km)

Hotels near Fatines

More information about Fatines, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Fatines, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (26km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (26km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (31km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (47km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (53km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (41km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (11km)
  • Cogners (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (21km)

Geography and distances

Fatines is in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Fatines is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fatines

Canton: Montfort-le-Gesnois

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72470

Distance to Fatines

from Le Mans (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 341 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 550 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 Fatines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardenay-sur-Merize, Champagne, Lombron, Montfort-le-Gesnois, Saint-Corneille, Saint-Mars-la-Briere and Savigne-l'Eveque.

This page in French: Visiter Fatines

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