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La Chartre-sur-le-Loir tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chartre-sur-le-Loir in Sarthe

Photo is of Lavardin at 23 km from La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Visit La Chartre-sur-le-Loir: highlights and tourist information

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La Chartre-sur-le-Loir is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Chartre-sur-le-Loir is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 23 km and Chateau du Lude at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, 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 Chartre-sur-le-Loir 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 La Chartre-sur-le-Loir


Markets in and near La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (13km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (16km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (21km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (25km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (17km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (37km)
  • Coulaines (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (38km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

from Le Mans (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

La Chartre-sur-le-Loir 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 La Chartre-sur-le-Loir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Deme, Chahaignes, Lhomme, Marcon, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Ruille-sur-Loir, Trehet and Villedieu-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

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