Fontenay-sur-Vegre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenay-sur-Vegre: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenay-sur-Vegre is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Fontenay-sur-Vegre is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 2 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenay-sur-Vegre, 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 Fontenay-sur-Vegre 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 Fontenay-sur-Vegre

Markets in and near Fontenay-sur-Vegre

  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (10km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (12km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (14km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (26km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (29km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Fontenay-sur-Vegre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Fontenay-sur-Vegre, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontenay-sur-Vegre.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (33km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (9km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (20km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (21km)
  • Coudray (34km)
  • Coulaines (34km)
  • Chenille-Change (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenay-sur-Vegre

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72350

Distance to Fontenay-sur-Vegre

from Le Mans (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

Fontenay-sur-Vegre 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 Fontenay-sur-Vegre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Vegre, Avesse, Avoise, Chantenay-Villedieu, Cheville, Juigne-sur-Sarthe, Poille-sur-Vegre, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne and Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenay-sur-Vegre