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La Fontaine-Saint-Martin tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Fontaine-Saint-Martin in Sarthe

Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 18 km from La Fontaine-Saint-Martin

Visit La Fontaine-Saint-Martin: highlights and tourist information

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La Fontaine-Saint-Martin is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 18 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Fontaine-Saint-Martin, 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 Fontaine-Saint-Martin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small...

See Bauge guide


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

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

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

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 57 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 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Fontaine-Saint-Martin


Markets in and near La Fontaine-Saint-Martin

  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (11km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (18km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (18km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about La Fontaine-Saint-Martin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Fontaine-Saint-Martin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (27km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (17km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (18km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (24km)
  • Parc de Lathan (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (28km)
  • La Cropte (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (16km)

Geography and distances

La Fontaine-Saint-Martin is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Fontaine-Saint-Martin is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fontaine-Saint-Martin

Canton: Pontvallain

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72330

Distance to La Fontaine-Saint-Martin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 577 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 Fontaine-Saint-Martin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerans-Foulletourte, Courcelles-la-Foret, Ligron, Mezeray, Oize and Saint-Jean-de-la-Motte.

This page in French: Visiter La Fontaine-Saint-Martin

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