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Lavare tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavare in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 15 km from Lavare

Visit Lavare: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 15 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lavare, 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 Lavare in Pays de la Loire.

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 15 km (direction )

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


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

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

See Belleme guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient...

See Lavardin guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

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

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 58 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lavare


Markets in and near Lavare

  • Vibraye: market Friday (7km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (16km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (25km)

More information about Lavare, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Lavare, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (32km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (40km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (43km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (46km)
  • Le pré Catelan (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (21km)
  • Coulaines (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (40km)

Geography and distances

Lavare is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Lavare is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavare

Canton: Vibraye

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72390

Distance to Lavare

from Le Mans (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 334 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 528 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 Lavare from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouer, Dollon, Le Luart, Saint-Maixent, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes, Sceaux-sur-Huisne and Semur-en-Vallon.

This page in French: Visiter Lavare

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