Grandchamp tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grandchamp in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 9 km from Grandchamp

Visit Grandchamp: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Grandchamp in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 9 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 12 km.

Grandchamp, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 12 km (direction west)

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

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Alencon

Alencon

at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

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Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

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Belleme

Belleme

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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Le Mans

Le Mans

at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide
Sees

Sees

at 34 km (direction south), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of...

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche, within the...

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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Evron

Evron

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

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Le Perche

Le Perche

at 46 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide

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Markets in and near Grandchamp

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (13km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (15km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Grandchamp, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (36km)
  • Perche (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (41km)
  • Sassy (42km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (12km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (28km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grandchamp is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Grandchamp is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandchamp

Canton: Saint-Paterne

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Grandchamp

from Le Mans (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 749 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Grandchamp from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-le-Roi, Cherance, Cherisay, Coulombiers, Doucelles, Les Mees, Louvigny, Piace, Rene, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saint-Remy-du-Val, Thoigne and Thoire-sous-Contensor.

This page in French: Visiter Grandchamp