Guecelard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Guecelard: highlights and tourist information

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Guecelard is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Guecelard is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 15 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guecelard, 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 Guecelard 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 Guecelard

Markets in and near Guecelard

  • Arnage: market Saturday (7km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (7km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (17km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (17km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (25km)

More information about Guecelard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Guecelard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (16km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (10km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (10km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (18km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (41km)
  • Parc de Lathan (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (17km)
  • Cogners (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (5km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guecelard

Canton: Suze-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72230

Distance to Guecelard

from Le Mans (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

Guecelard 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 Guecelard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnage, Cerans-Foulletourte, Fille, Monce-en-Belin, Parigne-le-Polin, Roeze-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Ouen-en-Belin, Spay and Voivres-les-le-Mans.

This page in French: Visiter Guecelard