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Longnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Longnes: highlights and tourist information

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Longnes is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Longnes is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 19 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Longnes, 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 Longnes 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 Longnes


Markets in and near Longnes

  • Loue: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (12km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (17km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (22km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (23km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Longnes, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Longnes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (21km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (5km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (12km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (21km)
  • La Cropte (32km)
  • Coudray (49km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (55km)
  • Chenille-Change (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Longnes

Canton: Loué

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72540

Distance to Longnes

from Le Mans (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 354 km

from Nice: 744 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 582 km

Getting here

Longnes 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 Longnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amne, Auvers-sous-Montfaucon, Bernay, Brains-sur-Gee, Chassille, Crannes-en-Champagne, Epineu-le-Chevreuil, Loue, Ruille-en-Champagne, Saint-Symphorien and Tassille.

This page in French: Visiter Longnes

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