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Photo of Loue in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 14 km from Loue

Visit Loue: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 14 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Loue, 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 Loue in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 26 km (direction east)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 43 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 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Loue


Markets in and near Loue

Market days in Loue: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Loue: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (14km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (17km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (18km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (23km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (26km)

More information about Loue, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Loue, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (34km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (26km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (3km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (15km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (34km)
  • 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 (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (26km)
  • La Cropte (26km)
  • Coudray (44km)
  • Chenille-Change (51km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (23km)

Geography and distances

Loue is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Loue is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loue

Canton: Loué

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72540

Distance to Loue

from Le Mans (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 587 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 Loue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auvers-sous-Montfaucon, Chassille, Cheville, Epineu-le-Chevreuil, Joue-en-Charnie, Longnes, Mareil-en-Champagne, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne, Tassille and Vallon-sur-Gee.

This page in French: Visiter Loue

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