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Le Grez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Grez in Sarthe

Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 2 km from Le Grez

Visit Le Grez: highlights and tourist information

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Le Grez is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Le Grez is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 2 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Grez, 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 Le Grez in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Le Grez


Markets in and near Le Grez

  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (13km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (16km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (20km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (35km)

More information about Le Grez, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Grez, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (33km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (31km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (19km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (42km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (32km)
  • La Cropte (36km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (39km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (52km)
  • Coudray (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grez

Canton: Sillé-le-Guillaume

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72140

Distance to Le Grez

from Le Mans (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

Le Grez is in the north-west of France. 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 Le Grez from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Rouesse-Vasse, Rouez, Saint-Martin-de-Connee, Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe, Saint-Remy-de-Sille, Sille-le-Guillaume and Vimarce.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grez

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