Grandchamp tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grandchamp: highlights and tourist information

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Grandchamp is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Grandchamp is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 9 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grandchamp, 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 Grandchamp 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 Grandchamp

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)

More information about Grandchamp, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Grandchamp, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Grandchamp 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 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