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La Fleche tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Fleche in Sarthe

Photo is of Bauge at 17 km from La Fleche

Visit La Fleche: highlights and tourist information

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La Fleche is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Tourist classifications for La Fleche include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Bauge at 17 km and Chateau du Lude at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Fleche, 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 Fleche in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey...

See Solesmes guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied...

See Saulges guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


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

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous castle, is...

See Saumur guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near La Fleche


Markets in and near La Fleche

Market days in La Fleche: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (18km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (23km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (25km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (26km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about La Fleche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Fleche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (42km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (42km)
  • La Cropte (43km)
  • Coudray (44km)
  • Chenille-Change (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (30km)

Geography and distances

La Fleche is in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Fleche is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fleche

Canton: Flèche

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72200

Distance to La Fleche

from Le Mans (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Fleche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clermont-Creans and Crosmieres.

This page in French: Visiter La Fleche

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