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Visit La Ferte-Bernard: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our favourite towns in this region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Ferte-Bernard. For detailed visitor information see the La Ferte-Bernard travel guide.

La Ferte-Bernard is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Ferte-Bernard is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 22 km and Le Perche at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ferte-Bernard, 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 Ferte-Bernard 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 Ferte-Bernard

Markets in and near La Ferte-Bernard

Market days in La Ferte-Bernard: weekly market: Saturday & Monday;

  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (0km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (15km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (23km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (25km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (28km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (28km)

More information about La Ferte-Bernard, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Ferte-Bernard, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (28km)
  • Le pré Catelan (46km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (39km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (35km)
  • Coulaines (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Bernard

Canton: Ferté-Bernard

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72400

Distance to La Ferte-Bernard

from Le Mans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 714 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

La Ferte-Bernard 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 Ferte-Bernard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveze, Cherre, Cherreau, Cormes, Courgenard, La Chapelle-du-Bois, Preval, Saint-Aubin-Des-Coudrais, Saint-Martin-Des-Monts, Souvigne-sur-Meme and Villaines-la-Gonais.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte-Bernard

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