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Visit Joue-l'Abbe: highlights and tourist information

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Joue-l'Abbe is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Joue-l'Abbe is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 12 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Joue-l'Abbe, 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 Joue-l'Abbe in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Joue-l'Abbe


Markets in and near Joue-l'Abbe

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (17km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (21km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Joue-l'Abbe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Joue-l'Abbe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (53km)
  • Perche (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (11km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (23km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (25km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (31km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (51km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (10km)
  • Cogners (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Joue-l'Abbe

Canton: Ballon

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72380

Distance to Joue-l'Abbe

from Le Mans (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 337 km

from Nice: 733 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 559 km

Getting here

Joue-l'Abbe 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 Joue-l'Abbe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courceboeufs, La Bazoge, La Guierche, Montbizot, Neuville-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Saturnin, Sainte-Jamme-sur-Sarthe, Savigne-l'Eveque, Souille and Souligne-sous-Ballon.

This page in French: Visiter Joue-l'Abbe

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