La Milesse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 8 km from La Milesse

Visit La Milesse: highlights and tourist information

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La Milesse 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 Milesse in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 8 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 18 km.

La Milesse, 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 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
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at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

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

See Saulges guide


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

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

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Map of places to visit near La Milesse


Markets in and near La Milesse

  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (10km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (13km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (16km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (21km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)

More information about La Milesse, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Milesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (8km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (15km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (17km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (23km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (36km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (7km)
  • Cogners (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (16km)

Geography and distances

La Milesse is in the north-west of France at 7 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: La Milesse is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Milesse

Canton: Mans-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72650

Distance to La Milesse

from Le Mans (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 344 km

from Nice: 734 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 566 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 Milesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigne, Chaufour-Notre-Dame, Coulaines, Degre, La Bazoge, La Chapelle-Saint-Aubin, La Chapelle-Saint-Fray, La Guierche, Lavardin, Neuville-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Pavace, Saint-Saturnin and Trange.

This page in French: Visiter La Milesse


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