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La Chapelle-Gaugain tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Gaugain in Sarthe

Photo is of Lavardin at 17 km from La Chapelle-Gaugain

Visit La Chapelle-Gaugain: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Gaugain is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 17 km and Vendome at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Gaugain, 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 La Chapelle-Gaugain in Pays de la Loire.

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an...

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 29 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains...

See Vendome guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race,...

See Le Mans guide
 
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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
Tours

Tours

at 45 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

See Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau...

See Chateau de Chaumont guide
Blois

Blois

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the...

See Chateau de Blois guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Gaugain

 
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Markets in and near La Chapelle-Gaugain

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (6km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (23km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (26km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Gaugain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (4km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (21km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (33km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (42km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (52km)
  • Parc de Lathan (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (8km)
  • Coulaines (43km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (38km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Gaugain is in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Gaugain is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Gaugain

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72310

Distance to La Chapelle-Gaugain

from Le Mans (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 531 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 La Chapelle-Gaugain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse-sur-Braye, Bonneveau, Couture-sur-Loir, Lavenay, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Ruille-sur-Loir, Souge and Vance.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Gaugain

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