Longnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longnes in Sarthe

Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 19 km from Longnes

Visit Longnes: highlights and tourist information

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Longnes 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 Longnes in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 19 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 19 km.

Longnes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 25 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), 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


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient...

See Jublains guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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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

Longnes is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Longnes is 202 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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