La Guierche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 12 km from La Guierche

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Guierche in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 12 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 13 km.

La Guierche, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 35 km (direction east)

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

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at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 44 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

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at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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Markets in and near La Guierche

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (16km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (28km)

More information about La Guierche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Guierche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (52km)
  • Perche (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (12km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (22km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (30km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (33km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (52km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (10km)
  • Cogners (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (22km)

Geography and distances

La Guierche is in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Guierche is 179 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Guierche

Canton: Ballon

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72380

Distance to La Guierche

from Le Mans (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 337 km

from Nice: 734 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 560 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 Guierche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigne, Joue-l'Abbe, La Bazoge, La Milesse, Montbizot, Neuville-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Jean-d'Asse, Sainte-Jamme-sur-Sarthe, Souille and Souligne-sous-Ballon.

This page in French: Visiter La Guierche


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